Cultural Centers Media Series Initiative Intern
San Francisco, CA 
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Job/Internship Description

Job Title:

Cultural Centers Media Series Initiative Intern

Job Summary:

The Cultural Centers are seeking highly motivated, energetic, organized, creative, and committed interns who are dedicated to supporting the mission of the Cultural Centers and the Division of Student Life. The primary responsibility for the Media Series Intern is to develop student-centered social justice-based programming that is explored through the lens of media. They should be passionate about print, social, and visual forms of media and popular culture and how students can interrogate social justice issues through media.

Full Job Description:

Consideration for this position requires an additional application. Please fill out along with the Workday application.

This position will provide the following transferable skills:

Interns will:

  • Develop programs to engage and challenge students to discern their experiences in everyday life

  • Develop verbal communication skills, including facilitation and public speaking centered in authenticity

  • Manage a community-oriented space for diverse student populations

  • Develop critical thinking skills through dialogue and discernment processes

  • Reflect on and analyze their attitudes, beliefs, values, and assumptions about diverse communities and cultures and contribute to the common good.

  • Construct, interpret, analyze, and evaluate social justice frameworks.

  • Communicate complex issues to a diverse student population

The primary responsibilities for these interns will be:

  • Support the development and implementation of programs focused on exploring women and gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, sexual assault prevention and intersections of identity through the lens of media (if Gender and Sexuality Center focus)

  • Support the development and implementation of programs focused on exploring race, ethnicity, socio-economic status/class, and intersections of identity through the lens of media (if Intercultural Center focus).

  • Host a community-building space for students with shared identities. These "community meet-ups" are assigned based on intern interests and identities.

  • Share responsibilities with fellow interns to create fun, engaging, and relevant content for Cultural Centers' social media channels as supervised by Cultural Centers' Career Staff.

  • Support the Cultural Centers in outreach efforts including tabling, info sessions, and other intern programs in paid hours outside of staffing the centers.

  • Provide collaborative support to the Cultural Centers' staffs

  • Be an advocate for students and voice their social justice concerns through community and capacity building.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Cultural Centers interns work closely with the Cultural Centers staff to fulfill duties and responsibilities including:

PROGRAMMING

  • Collaborate with the Cultural Centers staff, develop and implement weekly and monthly programs

  • Support other Cultural Centers interns on implementing weekly and monthly programs

  • Evaluate programs

ADVOCACY/COMMUNITY BUILDING

  • Serve as a Cultural Centers representative and communicate services and programs to students, staff, and faculty

  • Facilitate conversations about diversity issues impacting groups including but not limited to women, men, and trans*, lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and questioning individuals, and sexual violence victims/survivors (if Gender and Sexuality Center focus)

  • Facilitate conversations about diversity issues impacting groups including by not limited to students of color, first generation, working class/low income students (if Intercultural Center focus)

  • Support diversity- and social justice-related student organizations

  • Visit classes and student organizations to provide Cultural Centers' information and resources

  • Provide support and resources for victims/survivors of traumatic experiences in the forms of bias-related incidents, racism, homophobia, sexism, and sexual assault as needed (training will be provided)

ADMINISTRATIVE

  • Staff the IC or GSC, including welcoming visitors, provide resources, and hang out

  • Attend weekly staff meetings and bi-weekly one-on-one meetings with graduate supervisor

  • Collaborate with Graphic Design Intern in the creation of marketing materials for programs.

  • Attend staff trainings on:

    • Saturday, April 18, 2020

    • August 10-14, 2020 (full days)

    • Friday, January 22, 2021

  • Begin work on Tuesday, August 18, 2020

  • Participate in mid-year and end of the year staff evaluations

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and good disciplinary standing

  • Demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity, multiculturalism, leadership and social justice

  • Demonstrated leadership and administrative skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required (comfort speaking in front of groups a plus)

  • Available to work a minimum of 12 hours/week, including evenings and some weekends

    • Minimum 3 days/week

  • Organized, punctual, and dependable

  • Able to take initiative on projects, multi-task and problem solve; Team-oriented as well as independent worker

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Federal work study award (strongly preferred)

  • Proficient in computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point; Google Docs and Forms; Adobe Photoshop a plus)

  • Familiarity with IC and GSC programs and resources

  • Prior classes and/or training related to diversity or social justice

About working at the Intercultural Center and Gender and Sexuality Center (also known as The Cultural Centers):

The IC and GSC staffs work closely in a highly collaborative and creative environment. The Centers, located on the fourth floor of the University Center, are multi-use spaces that serve as staff work and meeting space as well as student organization meeting space and event venue. The successful intern candidate must be friendly, willing to help whenever and wherever, a quick learner, customer service oriented, able to work in a dynamic environment and be committed to working towards social justice in all its forms.

This position will provide the following transferable skills:

Interns will:

  • Develop programs to engage and challenge students to discern their experiences in everyday life

  • Develop verbal communication skills, including facilitation and public speaking centered in authenticity

  • Manage a community-oriented space for diverse student populations

  • Develop critical thinking skills through dialogue and discernment processes

  • Reflect on and analyze their attitudes, beliefs, values, and assumptions about diverse communities and cultures and contribute to the common good.

  • Construct, interpret, analyze, and evaluate social justice frameworks.

  • Communicate complex issues to a diverse student population

The primary responsibilities for these interns will be:

  • Support the development and implementation of programs focused on exploring women and gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, sexual assault prevention and intersections of identity through the lens of media (if Gender and Sexuality Center focus)

  • Support the development and implementation of programs focused on exploring race, ethnicity, socio-economic status/class, and intersections of identity through the lens of media (if Intercultural Center focus).

  • Host a community-building space for students with shared identities. These "community meet-ups" are assigned based on intern interests and identities.

  • Share responsibilities with fellow interns to create fun, engaging, and relevant content for Cultural Centers' social media channels as supervised by Cultural Centers' Career Staff.

  • Support the Cultural Centers in outreach efforts including tabling, info sessions, and other intern programs in paid hours outside of staffing the centers.

  • Provide collaborative support to the Cultural Centers' staffs

  • Be an advocate for students and voice their social justice concerns through community and capacity building.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Cultural Centers interns work closely with the Cultural Centers staff to fulfill duties and responsibilities including:

PROGRAMMING

  • Collaborate with the Cultural Centers staff, develop and implement weekly and monthly programs

  • Support other Cultural Centers interns on implementing weekly and monthly programs

  • Evaluate programs

ADVOCACY/COMMUNITY BUILDING

  • Serve as a Cultural Centers representative and communicate services and programs to students, staff, and faculty

  • Facilitate conversations about diversity issues impacting groups including but not limited to women, men, and trans*, lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and questioning individuals, and sexual violence victims/survivors (if Gender and Sexuality Center focus)

  • Facilitate conversations about diversity issues impacting groups including by not limited to students of color, first generation, working class/low income students (if Intercultural Center focus)

  • Support diversity- and social justice-related student organizations

  • Visit classes and student organizations to provide Cultural Centers' information and resources

  • Provide support and resources for victims/survivors of traumatic experiences in the forms of bias-related incidents, racism, homophobia, sexism, and sexual assault as needed (training will be provided)

ADMINISTRATIVE

  • Staff the IC or GSC, including welcoming visitors, provide resources, and hang out

  • Attend weekly staff meetings and bi-weekly one-on-one meetings with graduate supervisor

  • Collaborate with Graphic Design Intern in the creation of marketing materials for programs.

  • Attend staff trainings on:

    • Saturday, April 18, 2020

    • August 10-14, 2020 (full days)

    • Friday, January 22, 2021

  • Begin work on Tuesday, August 18, 2020

  • Participate in mid-year and end of the year staff evaluations

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and good disciplinary standing

  • Demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity, multiculturalism, leadership and social justice

  • Demonstrated leadership and administrative skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required (comfort speaking in front of groups a plus)

  • Available to work a minimum of 12 hours/week, including evenings and some weekends

    • Minimum 3 days/week

  • Organized, punctual, and dependable

  • Able to take initiative on projects, multi-task and problem solve; Team-oriented as well as independent worker

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Federal work study award (strongly preferred)

  • Proficient in computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point; Google Docs and Forms; Adobe Photoshop a plus)

  • Familiarity with IC and GSC programs and resources

  • Prior classes and/or training related to diversity or social justice

About working at the Intercultural Center and Gender and Sexuality Center (also known as The Cultural Centers):

The IC and GSC staffs work closely in a highly collaborative and creative environment. The Centers, located on the fourth floor of the University Center, are multi-use spaces that serve as staff work and meeting space as well as student organization meeting space and event venue. The successful intern candidate must be friendly, willing to help whenever and wherever, a quick learner, customer service oriented, able to work in a dynamic environment and be committed to working towards social justice in all its forms.

Full-Time/Part-Time:

Part time

Pay Rate:

Hourly

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Part Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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