Prevention Intern

Description

SARP Prevention Interns are paid​ graduate student staff that facilitate prevention programs and evaluations; develop social media and marketing strategies; and curate prevention content and materials.

Requirements

  •  Commit 24hrs per week
  • Must be available Wednesdays from 12-2 for group supervision and team meeting

Support

  • 40-hour training
  • Weekly supervision
  • Paired facilitation
  • Peer support
  • Professional development
  • Compensation of $16.50/hour

Qualifications

  • Must be available in-person starting August 1st  (Including training)
  • Enrolled in a graduate program with expected graduation in the spring semester. Relevant programs include but are not limited to Social Work, Public Health, and Communication Research
  • Ability to commit 24 hours/ week
  • Interest in sexual violence prevention
  • Experience working and collaborating on a team
  • Ability and skills to commit to one prevention intern specialization for the year (See descriptions below).

General Duties

  • Facilitate training: Bystander intervention (SUSIBU), Consent (YES! Consent & Sex Positivity), and Healthy Relationships
  • Data collection: Distribute and collect evaluations for each training
  • Anonymous feedback mechanisms to improve PI experience

Want to join the team?

Application Process

  •  Applications are due by June 30th at 11:59pm
  • Individual interviews on a rolling basis (In-person and Zoom available)
  • Final decisions ​second week of July
  • Email prevent@bu.edu if you have questions or concerns.

Statement of Encouragement

Students of color, international students, students with disabilities, and/or LGBTQ+ students are strongly encouraged to apply.

Intern Specializations

Research and Data Analysis

Review previous years surveys, report findings, provide recommendations for training updates (e.g. new scenarios), and new curriculum development

  • Analyze results from training evaluations weekly
  • Create quarterly reports with suggestions for application based on feedback from evaluations
  • Research (as needed) different ways to apply feedback from evaluations
  • Apply feedback from evaluations
    • E.g. design scenarios for curriculum
  • Design and analyze evaluations for events and activities in collaboration with appropriate interns and supervisor
  • Research and compile information for new curriculum, modules, and activities based on SARP’s vision and goals for the year

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Communications

  • Design materials as needed for one-off outreach activities such as awareness building around incidents.
  • Create quarterly newsletter
  • Develop informational “handouts”/one pagers as needed for SARP training and services
  • Develop four types of supplemental material to complement trainings and events (e.g. short videos, modules)
  • Monthly consume and review sex-positive media like podcast, books, and other media to promote learning
    • Ambassador support can be enlisted
  • Plan one annual awareness campaign to launch during SAAW
  • Graduate and med campus specific objectives:
    • All above objectives
    • Act as student rep for SARP by attending and engaging in monthly GSO meeting
    • Present SOPs to graduate student groups as needed.
  • Manage social media accounts: Instagram, TikTok, twitter, Facebook,
  • Create daily content for SARP social media based on existing social media guidance
  • Develop monthly calendar for social media content using Facebook Creator Studio
    • Coordinate social media content creation team including ambassadors
  • Promote advertisements for SARP events and activities as needed

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Community Development and Programs

  • Responsible for the overall day-to-day community organizing, networking and mobilization of student ambassadors. Activities include:
    • Supervise, support, and provide student ambassadors as it relates to preventing interpersonal violence on campus
    • Plan ambassador tabling schedule
  • Make presentations and represent SARP’s strategic vision at student activities and meetings, and collaborative university-based projects.
  • Train student ambassadors to deliver SARP’s mission and strategic vision through tabling, events, and other outreach activities.
    • Organize, plan, and co-facilitate weekly meetings for student ambassadors for the entire academic year
    • Plan and facilitate retreat for student ambassadors to achieve above goals;
  • Work to ensure that SARP services are understood and accessible to students, student groups, and departments on campus.
  • Develop strategic outreach plans and approaches; implement innovative ways to provide information and recruit students for leadership development, events, and other initiatives
  • Evaluate ambassador program.

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