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OPEN: Internship Positions
We encourage students to apply for the following internship opportunities. Please note, spaces are limited so complete the internship application as soon as possible to be considered for a position:
Apply for an Internship
To apply for an internship, click the button below and fill out the application. If you have any questions, please contact our office: 302-831-3457.
Currently Closed Internship Positions
The following internships are closed at this time. Check back for an update when these internships are reopened.
Sexual Offense Support (SOS) Internship_(Accepting_Applications_for_Spring_2022)
The S.O.S. Internship offers a variety of experiences which can be contoured to the student’s interests. This internship can be completed in conjunction with a required class in a variety of academic majors or minors. The S.O.S. Internship may be designed to meet the hours required by the course. Past interns have completed 40 hour, 80 hour, or 400 hour internships. Responsibilities can include projects such as:
- designing new educational programs
- researching best practices in prevention & education of sexual violence
- conducting on-campus surveys facilitating focus groups with current students
- working at health fair tables and campus events to promote S.O.S.
- serving on the Sexual Assault Prevention & Education committee & supporting events
- preparing S.O.S. training materials or assisting with administrative tasks designing & distributing publicity materials
- communicating with the S.O.S. victim advocates about projects
Previous training as an S.O.S. victim advocate is a plus and those interns may be asked to complete alternate tasks. Interns have the opportunity to attend state-wide coalition and committee meetings, which offer the opportunity to network, learn more about professional career paths in their field of study, and be involved beyond the campus environment. The S.O.S. Intern is supervised by the S.O.S. Coordinator, Angela Seguin.
Sexual Violence Prevention Internship_(Accepting_Applications_for_Spring_2022)
The Sexual Violence Prevention Internship provides opportunities for students to engage in gender-based violence prevention and education, particularly within the college setting. The learning experience can be tailored to suit the specific interests of the student, who will work closely with Joanne Sampson, Program Coordinator for Violence Prevention. This internship can be adapted to fulfill the number of hours required by a specific course or program (not suitable for 600 hours). Applicants should be self-starters, and have an interest in gender-based violence prevention.
Examples of Intern responsibilities include:
Designing educational programs
Researching best practices in gender-based violence prevention with a focus on engaging men; healthy masculinity; bystander intervention; consent education; and healthy sexuality
Working on campaigns, and promotion of events
Maintaining websites and social media
Interns have the opportunity to attend state-wide coalition and committee meetings, which offer the opportunity to network, learn more about professional career paths in their field of study, and be involved beyond the campus environment.
Student Wellness Communications Internship
The Student Wellness Communications Intern will gain valuable leadership and communications skills by working on a variety of Student Wellness outreach initiatives throughout the semester that focus on the holistic wellbeing of UD’s students, including the 9 dimensions of wellness featured on Student Wellness’ website.
This is an unpaid internship that can receive academic credit. Supervised by Student Wellnesses’ professional social media team, this intern’s responsibilities can include:
- designing content for the office’s social media platforms, i.e. Instagram
- creating and updating content on the Student Wellness website
- working with the Wellness Ambassadors/Protect the Flock program to coordinate outreach initiatives
- working with the Student Wellness newsletter editor to create student-focused and student-driven content
- other tasks as needed that assist Student Wellness with its communications work, including poster design and other outreach measures
Students with creativity, reliability, availability, and strong communications skills, and an interest in holistic wellness, are encouraged to apply! Any and all majors are welcome, sophomore level and up. A familiarity with Canvas or other graphic design programs is strongly encouraged, as is familiarity with WordPress.
This internship requires availability of an average of 2.5-5 hours per week throughout the semester. The position can be accommodated remotely but some in-person meetings may be required. All content created by the intern will be reviewed by staff before being posted.
Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) Internship
The Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) at the University of Delaware provides support for students in recovery from drug or alcohol addiction as well as students in recovery from other behavioral addictions including but not limited to gambling, eating disorders, food, etc. We also support students who have been impacted by the addiction of a close friend or family member and we also have a number of allies to students in recovery. This internship will assist the coordinator of the CRC in planning and facilitating events and trainings, engaging others through social media, and attending CRC meetings. You will gain knowledge regarding substance use disorders, recovery, and more specifically the role of collegiate recovery as a support.