We are now accepting résumés and cover letters!
Interested candidates must be full-time students matriculated in a Suffolk University graduate program. If interested in applying to more than one fellowship, candidates should indicate this in their cover letters. The application deadline is Monday, April 26. Please email cover letters and resumes to Ben Janey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If selected for an interview, students will be emailed on Wednesday, May 1, of the time, date and location of their individual interview. Please contact Nicole Dygon, email@example.com, with questions.
Please see the below list of the Offices that are hiring.
The Counseling Center is seeking two fellows; both will be supervised by the Director of Training and Office Manager. The applicants must have sensitivity to the nature of Mental Health Counseling. Our office seeks applicants with the following skills and attributes: strong interpersonal and organizational skills, has the ability to maintain confidentiality, mature, responsible and reliable, professional manner, ability to take direction, self-motivated and able to work independently. We are also seeking candidates with research skills, office experience, phones and management of schedules. Microsoft Word, Excel and Access, SSPS and Survey Monkey experience preferred. Additionally, we have a preference for applicants who have previous office experience in a Human Service and/or Mental Health Center. Students in the Mental Health Counseling or the School Counseling program are encouraged to apply.
Disability Services Office
The Alt Text Assistant graduate worker helps provide books for students with disabilities who require print materials in formats other than traditional hard copy text. The position entails assisting with archiving and producing accessible text: creating electronic documents from scans; converting files (e.g., PDF to DOC, text to audio); and careful document editing and formatting. This is an ideal position for a detailed oriented person who is comfortable with technology and is seeking experience in higher education student service, accessibility, and/or technology.
Career Services & Cooperative Education
Fellow for Freshman & Sophomore Services
The graduate fellow of freshman & sophomore services will assist in developing and delivering programming and resources for freshman and sophomores. Activities include: coordinating the Sophomore Job Shadowing Program (matching students with alumni), editing the College Majors Handbook, enhancing resources regarding college major and career-specific information and developing frosh/soph appropriate programming.
Co-op Administrative Fellow
The administrative fellow’s primary duties include answering phones, scheduling student appointments, greeting and helping to sign students up for e-recruiting. Additionally the administrative fellow is responsible for weekly contacts to employers concerning student employees and weekly updates of Co-op postings around campus
Dean of Students Office
The graduate fellow (GF) works with the associate dean of students on a host of areas including student conduct processes, assessment, and divisional marketing and communications. The GF has specific responsibilities: conducting administrative hearings, following up on conduct sanctions, coordinating the Parent Program series, and meeting with walk-in students as necessary. The GF also works on special assignments for the office or the division as a whole. In this position, the graduate fellow enjoys independence while growing professionally. www.suffolk.edu/studentaffairs
Health & Wellness
The Office of Health & Wellness Services has two Graduate Fellowship positions available for the 2013-2014 year. Graduates in these positions would be supervised by the Assistant Director of Health & Wellness Services and will help develop, plan, and evaluate programs that address issues of health and wellness at Suffolk University. The fellows will help coordinate the Annual Health Fair, So Fit Wellness Challenge, area trainings and manage an active peer-health education group (SUPERs) on campus. Responsibilities include attending meetings on Tuesday & Thursday from 1-2:30pm, ordering supplies, tracking student schedules and taking meeting notes. The Health & Wellness Graduate Fellow is an active member of the staff and must be incredibly organized, detailed, timely and responsible. There is also a position available for an unpaid summer intern. www.suffolk.edu/health
International Student Services
This is a position for a graduate fellow in the office of International Student Services (ISS). The ISS Intern will work with the International Student Services (ISS) team to provide administrative support and coordinate programs for international students and their families. The ISS intern will have the opportunity to be mentored by international education professionals with expertise in immigration advising and intercultural programming and training, as well as interact with the Office of Study Abroad staff who specialize in education abroad. www.suffolk.edu/iss
Off Campus Housing Office
The graduate fellow is supervised by the Director of Off-Campus Housing. The OCHO graduate fellow is a resource to all students, current and prospective, who are seeking off-campus housing. Primary responsibilities include: maintaining user database, planning and attending weekly Stay Connected Tabling, working with the Commuter Ambassadors on programming and attending various university events to represent the office. In addition the graduate fellow will assist the office with general office duties and will work directly with web services to maintain the OCHO website, implement updates, and keep lists of upcoming events/deadlines current on the website. www.suffolk.edu/ocho
Orientation & New Student Programs
The Graduate Fellow for Orientation & New Student Programs is an active member of the office with primary responsibility for working with the SU101 First Year Experience (FYE) course. Responsibilities include recruitment, selection and training of undergraduate Teaching Assistants (TAs) and coordination and promotion of the SU101 speaker series. The grad is also responsible for all section assessment and compiling evaluation data to create a comprehensive report for Instructors and TAs. The graduate fellow will work collaboratively with the Deans Office and the Advancement Office to plan and implement Family Programming, including Family Orientation, Family Weekend events, family information sessions, as well as outreach and communication to parents and family members. In addition, the graduate fellow will assist with the planning and implementation of Orientation Programs, Welcome Programs, and first-year and sophomore campus programs, as well as, represent our office at campus events. www.suffolk.edu/orientation
Performing Arts Office
The Community Building and Programming Graduate Fellow in an active member of the Performing Arts Office team working on building the artist community on campus. This includes producing a monthly performance series, creating passive programming, taking a lead role in Office Communications (email, social media, print, and web), and participating campus-wide office programming (auditions, performances, events, etc.)
Residence Life & Housing
The Graduate Residence Director participates in staff (work-study employees and resident assistant) selection, training, supervision, and evaluation; oversees special projects as requested; creates, advises, facilitates and assesses programming among residence halls; assists with roommate conflicts and mediations; serves as a student conduct hearing officer; assists in the daily management of a residence hall. Additionally, for the live on Graduate Residence Directors: serves as a resident assistant for a small community of residents.
S.O.U.L.S. Community Service & Service Learning Center
The Community Service Graduate Fellow is responsible for college access work, social justice education and assessment. Oversee Kids 2 College, a college awareness program targeted to middle schools students that is designed to dispel myths that students of groups that are traditionally underrepresented in higher education hold about college. Coordinate Connections to College, a college access program for juniors and seniors in high school that covers topics including how to develop a college list and select a college, financial aid, resume writing, and interviewing skills. Coordinate social education programing for the center; which will include Alternative Spring Break curriculum, social justice training and other initiatives. www.suffolk.edu/communityservice
Student Leadership & Involvement
Graduate Fellow for Greek Council/Program Advising
The Graduate Fellow for Greek Council/Program Advising is an active member of the Student Leadership & Involvement staff. The primary responsibilities of the position are twofold. The first is to work with the Director to advise Greek Council, the governing body for Suffolk’s three Greek organizations. The second is serving as a program advisor for a small number of our student organizations, including all Greek organizations. Developing a strong relationship with club leaders will be important to advising them in their personal and organizational development. Other opportunities will include contributing to the development of leadership and community building programs along with the rest of the staff. This position will also be customized to include responsibilities from a variety of Student Affairs functions in order to match the interests and skills of the individual.
Graduate Fellow, Leadership
The Graduate Fellow for The Journey Leadership Program is an active member of the Student Leadership and Involvement Office staff. The primary responsibilities are to organize and facilitate leadership development programs associated with The Journey. In addition, the Graduate Fellow advises the first-tier of The Journey students to promote community building and leadership development through programmatic efforts.
Graduate Fellow for Program Council/Program Advising
The Graduate Fellow for Program Council/Program Advising is an active member of the Student Leadership & Involvement staff. The primary responsibilities of the position are twofold. The first is to work with the Associate Director to advise Program Council, the primary student program board. The second is serving as a program advisor for a small number of our student organizations. Developing a strong relationship with club leaders will be important to advising them in their personal and organizational development. Other opportunities will include contributing to the development of leadership and community building programs along with the rest of the staff. This position will also be customized to include responsibilities from a variety of Student Affairs functions in order to match the interests and skills of the individual.
Graduate Fellow for Media Organizations/Program Advising
The Graduate Fellow for Media Organizations/Program Advising is an active member of the Student Leadership & Involvement staff. The primary responsibilities of the position are twofold. The first is to work with the Associate Director to advise all student media organizations. The second is serving as a program advisor for a small number of our student organizations. Developing a strong relationship with club leaders will be important to advising them in their personal and organizational development. Other opportunities will include contributing to the development of leadership and community building programs along with the rest of the staff. This position will also be customized to include responsibilities from a variety of Student Affairs functions in order to match the interests and skills of the individual.
This exciting fellowship opportunity allows graduate students the opportunity to learn from an active study abroad office that sends over 600 students abroad annually. Students will ascertain basic advising, marketing, event planning and customer service skills in a very busy office. Students who have a strong interest in higher education as well as in study abroad/international education will be given priority for this position. The ideal candidate will have spent at least one semester abroad. The position requires attention to detail and strong communication skills. As we work with over 50 programs, fellows will need to be able to provide basic advising to students inquiring about different program offerings. This position would be a minimum of 10 hours per week. www.suffolk.edu/studyabroad
Please contact Nicole Dygon, firstname.lastname@example.org, with questions.