Shaffer Internship Program
Shaffer Interns are involved in supporting projects, events, and initiatives that promote the tradition of student involvement at Indiana University.
Interns work closely with staff in Student Life and Learning and participate in leadership development training. Additionally, interns have the opportunity to work and support one another throughout the year. Shaffer Interns exercise their own creativity and autonomy in their internship projects.
Interns work five hours per week, attend monthly meetings with their cohort, and are eligible to register for credit through the School of Education, EDUC U-208 Training for Paraprofessionals, or the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, SPEA-V 381 or V 380.
Below are all of the available positions for the 2018-19 academic year. Résumés and cover letters are due March 22nd, 2019 at 5 p.m., and they should emailed to LEADIU@indiana.edu or delivered in person at the Student Life and Learning office. Any questions can be answered by emailing or visiting the office.
Community Engagement, Cox Civic Scholarship Program
The Community Engagement, Cox Civic Scholarship (CCS) Program is comprised of 35 students that work with local nonprofit agencies and develop projects that meet a community need. The Shaffer MacDonald Scholarship Intern would be responsible for working with the SLL staff to implement all aspects of the MacDonald Scholarship program. Particular duties would include assisting with planning and running the biweekly trainings throughout the year. Additionally, The CCS Shaffer Intern would be responsible for meeting 1:1 with the scholars at their nonprofit agencies. Preference will be given to students that have participated in community service and have strong leadership experience.
Community Engagement, MacDonald Scholarship Program and Community Service Outreach
The Community Engagement, MacDonald Scholarship Program is comprised of 14 students that work with local nonprofit agencies. The Shaffer CCS Intern would be responsible for working with the SLL staff to implement all aspects of the CCS program. Particular duties would include assisting with planning and running the CCS biweekly trainings throughout the year. Additionally, the CCS Shaffer Intern would be responsible for meeting with the each MacDonald scholars 1:1 and as a whole group on a monthly basis. The Shaffer intern will also help connect IU student groups with Community Service opportunities in Bloomington. Preference will be given to students that have participated in community service and have strong leadership experience.
Hoosier Leadership Program
The Hoosier Leadership Program Shaffer Intern will engage in the planning, marketing, and recruitment of student participants for our four Hoosier Leadership Program retreats: Hoosier First Year Leadership Orientation, Hoosier Emerging Leaders Retreat, and Hoosier LeaderShape Institute. Interested applicants should have a passion for leadership development, be detail-oriented, and have experience in planning and marketing events. Interested applicants will be involved in presentations, representation at involvement fairs, and other events to promote the Hoosier Leadership Program. It is required that this intern is on-site for the LeaderShape Institute during Spring Break.
Greek Community Educational Programming
The Greek Education Shaffer Intern will engage in the facilitation, planning, and assessment of educational programs for the entire Greek Community including Fraternity/Sorority 101 – 401, Alcohol Skills Training Program, Greek Leadership Series, Greek Leadership Academy, and the Indiana Greek Emerging Leaders Retreat. These programs will target specific officers, general members, and chapter/council leadership. Interested applicants should have a passion for leadership development, be detail oriented, and have knowledge of issues and needs for the community.
Greek Awards and Assessment Program (GAAP)
The Greek Awards and Assessment Program Shaffer Intern will engage in the planning, implementation, and assessment for the fraternity and sorority community. In the spring semester, the intern will serve as the primary support for the Greek Awards Celebration. The intern will focus on the logistics of the event including preparing awards, scripting the event, working with various campus partners and community members. Interested applicants should be detail oriented, creative, have strong written and verbal communication skills, and be able to handle multiple tasks at one time.
How To Apply
To apply submit your resume and cover letter to LEADIU@indiana.edu. The deadline for application is March 22nd, 2019 at 5 p.m.
Email LEADIU@indiana.edu for more information.