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Graduate Internships in Student Affairs

(Spring-Summer 2019)

The Dean of Students Office is seeking 1-3 student affairs (or complementary program) graduate student with an interest in working collaboratively with Campus Life departments on a variety of student development initiatives and student advisement, leadership, and service programs. These projects will be part of a spring-summer internship offered from the middle of May until the middle of August 2020. It is anticipated that an intern would be available for a minimum of 8 weeks and a maximum of 16 weeks during this period. This is a 40-hour per week position (hired as a temporary seasonal employee) and pays $16 per hour.

An ideal candidate should have:

  • Completed at least one year of study towards a Master’s degree
  • Interest in a career in Student Affairs and/or Higher Education Administration
  • Awareness of current student affairs issues and trends
  • Commitment to student learning and development outcomes
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to carry out complex and detailed tasks independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to handle confidential matters with discretion and personal integrity
  • Ability to understand and conduct basic research activities
  • Ability to update a website and create flyers, PPP's and videos


Campus Life departments supporting intern projects may include: The Center for Service and Learning, Women’s Services and Resources, Student Leadership, Multicultural Student Services, Student Wellness and Facilities Services, International Student and Scholar Services, and the Dean of Students Office.

General position responsibilities:

  • Position duties change annually based on department participation and needs
  • Advise and assist students (leaders, employees, and volunteers)
  • Assist with educational programs, awareness activity planning, promotional campaigns
  • Develop proposals and resource materials for training, presentations, and programs
  • Assist with execution of major activities and programs
  • Engage in campus and community outreach
  • Review programs and activities for assessment and evaluation research
  • Interact with professionals/students from other state schools
  • Maintain/create a website, department histories, flyers, PPP's and videos


Brigham Young University is sponsored by the Church of Jesus-Christ of Latter-day Saints and is located in Provo, Utah. BYU is the largest private religious university in the nation and seeks to develop students of faith, intellect, and character, and to instill habits of lifelong learning and service. BYU’s Honor Code helps maintain this learning environment. An intern would be expected to abide by the university's Honor Code as a condition of being hired.

To learn more about this position and how to apply, please contact:

Kyle SlaughterAssistant Dean of Students3500 WSCBrigham Young UniversityProvo, UT 84602(801) 422-5980kyle_slaughter@byu.edu

Application deadline is January 31, 2020 at 8AM

The application is currently closed.