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Apply to be a Project Safe Center Intern for 2014-2015!

Posted by kayce.matthews@Vanderbilt.Edu on Friday, April 5, 2013 in Uncategorized.

Vanderbilt University
Office of the Dean of Students
Undergraduate Intern, Project Safe Center

Job Description
The primary role of this position is to support and develop collaborative programming opportunities with the power-based personal violence prevention program at Vanderbilt. The Center and its work represent a coordinated campus effort to reduce and prevent power-based personal violence, including stalking, sexual violence, intimate partner violence, targeting and bullying. Through this internship, the student will collaborate with diverse populations of students, faculty, and staff to implement bystander intervention models. This position works directly with the staff and volunteers for the Project Safe Center.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Project Safe Center Intern reports to Project Safe Center staff and works approximately 15-20 hours per month, including some evenings. In collaboration with staff, the intern will:
• Assist with Green Dot Bystander Workshop preparation and overviews,
• Engage and collaborate with campus partners, community members, and students who would be potential partners for the Center,
• Develop activities and discussion guidelines for specific prevention and awareness events,
• Develop online and print flyers and advertisements and help with promoting events,
• Attend and co-facilitate educational workshops and interactive activities.

Learning Outcomes for Internship
• Enhance and develop critical thinking, communication, and leadership skills
• Gain a deeper understanding of and appreciation for issues related to women, gender, diversity, power-based personal violence, and social justice
• Enhance and develop comprehensive administration skills of a campus cultural center
• Learn how to work in a professional office in a team setting

Required Qualifications
Full-time enrollment in an undergraduate degree program at Vanderbilt University.

Preferred Qualifications
Coursework or interest in women, gender, sexuality, ethnic or cultural studies; experience in intercultural work, health education, community organizing or social justice programming. A firm commitment to diversity and cultural pluralism is essential.

This internship is unpaid.

To Apply:
Please send an e-mail letter of interest to wanda.swan@vanderbilt.edu and your resume or CV by April 15th.

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