Home » Archives » Women’s Center Undergraduate Intern 2014-2015

Women’s Center Undergraduate Intern 2014-2015

Women’s Center Undergraduate Intern 2014-2015
Now accepting applications!

The Women’s Center has a leadership and professional development opportunity for an outstanding undergraduate interested in social justice and gender issues. The undergraduate intern will develop The Kitchen Table Series, a monthly dialogue on gender-related topics. See position description below.

Job Description

The primary role of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center intern is to support and continue to develop The Kitchen Table Series. This program seeks to engage students across campus by discussing gender-related topics as they pertain specifically to Vanderbilt’s campus. Through this internship, the student will collaborate with diverse populations of students, faculty, staff, and community members to broach topics such as sexual health, feminism, body image and other issues related to social justice. This position works directly with the staff and volunteers for the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center to support the initiatives of the Center.

Duties and Responsibilities

The MCWC Intern reports directly to the Program Coordinator of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center. The MCWC intern can expect to work approximately 5-10 hours per month, including some evening hours.  In collaboration with the Program Coordinator, the intern will:

  • Select Kitchen Table Series topics for the 2014/2015 academic year
  • Engage and collaborate with campus partners, community members, and students who could be potential partners for KTS
  • Develop activities and discussion guidelines for specific KTS events
  • Develop online and print flyers and advertisements and help with promoting event
  • Attend and co-facilitate all Kitchen Table Series Events

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, and social justice
  • Develop and enhance 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, or social justice programming. A firm commitment to diversity and cultural pluralism is essential.

Compensation

This internship is unpaid.

To Apply:

Please email a letter of interest and your resume to bridget.copes@vanderbilt.edu by 5 p.m. on Monday, April 7th.