Graduate Internship Program

Graduate Interns will have the opportunity to participate in the activities of the Counseling & Programs, Employer Relations, and Marketing & Communications teams throughout this 2-semester internship.

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Responsibilities will include providing resume and cover letter critiques, presenting workshops and handling special projects such as developing workshops, creating educational materials, assisting with greeting students and employers, assisting at on-campus recruiting events, and conducting outreach efforts to students and the BU community.

The benefits of participating in the program include on-going training in a higher education setting; opportunity to participate in the activities of different teams within the office; weekly supervision by a staff member and weekly intern meetings led by a professional staff; an opportunity to participate in office professional development training sessions and staff meetings; flexibility and support for proposing and developing a creative project; and an opportunity to work with a diverse student and alumni population.

Required Skills:

    • B.A./B.S. and current enrollment in a Master’s Degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, or similar program.
    • Strong organizational skills, communication skills (oral and written), and the ability to work collaboratively with team members.
    • Must be proactive and self-motivated and have a strong interest in career development.
    • Must be able to commit to 12 hours per week. A commitment of two semesters (Fall 2014 and Spring 2015) is required. Intensive training will begin the last week of August.

Application materials must include a cover letter and a professional resume. A stipend of $1250 per semester will be provided. Graduate interns are not considered employees of Boston University and are not eligible for university wages or benefits.

Questions? Contact Jesse Ohrenberger, Assistant Director of Counseling and Programs at

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