These internships are non-paid, credit bearing, and require participation in an internship course. The average hours of work are 8 per week, generally between the hours of 8:00am - 4:30pm but will include evening and weekend obligations.
Editorial Intern: This internship is open to any student with an interest in reporting, writing and editing. The intern helps with writing profiles, proofreading, fact-checking copy and archiving photos for the tri-annual OSWEGO alumni magazine, monthly Lake E-ffect enewsletter and monthly Oswego Parents enewsletter. This is a one-semester internship.
ASK (Alumni Sharing Knowledge) Coordinator: The ASK program is an alumni/student mentoring program. The ASK Coordinator manages the program by processing student applications, meeting with students, matching them with alumni, and conducting all follow-up and evaluations. Strong communication and administrative skills are necessary, as the primary role will be to coordinate and facilitate meetings with students, oversee correspondence between students and alumni, and keeping detailed records of all aspects of the program. his is a yearlong internship that switches in the Spring semester to the ASK Public Relations Coordinator position.
ASK (Alumni Sharing Knowledge) Public Relations Coordinator: The ASK Public Relations promotes the ASK program to faculty, staff and students through a variety of means including presentations, advertisements, maintaining the ASK website and attending fairs. The Public Relations intern is also responsible for promoting of the program among the current alumni mentors by creating communications to share updates such as emails and newsletters. Strong oral and written communication skills are necessary, as the primary role is to promote the ASK program through a variety of means to a variety of audiences. This is a yearlong internship that switches in the Spring semester to the ASK Coordinator position.
Senior Class Program Coordinator: The Senior Class Planning Committee plans events for seniors throughout the academic year including Senior Orientation, 100 Nights Celebration and all Senior Week activities. The Senior Class Coordinator manages all the central office logistics for the Senior Class Planning Committee including recruiting members, planning events, advertising, preparing newsletters and overseeing all Senior Week activities. This is a yearlong internship. Senior Class Philanthropy Coordinator - Each year, the Senior Class raises funds toward the class gift. The Senior Gift Coordinator manages this process by working with the Senior Class Planning Committee and other campus constituents to solicit donations via newsletters, e-mails, events, and Telefund calling. The Senior Class Philanthropy Coordinator also serves as a member of the Senior Class Planning Committee and assists the Senior Class Program Coordinator with planning for all Senior Class events. This is a yearlong internship.
Senior Class Public Relations Coordinator: Each year, the Senior Class raises funds toward the class gift. The Senior Gift Coordinator manages this process by working with the Senior Class Planning Committee and other constituents to sell senior class t-shirts. This includes coordinating a Class Logo Competition, collecting suggestions for the “Top Ten Reasons You Know You’re an Oswego Alum” list, working with the Senior Class Planning Committee to vote on the final t-shirt design, and organizing the logistics of ordering and distribution of t-shirts. The Public Relations Coordinator also serves as a member of the Senior Class Planning Committee and assists the Senior Class Program Coordinator with planning for all Senior Class events. This is a yearlong internship.
Future Alumni Network (FANS) Program Coordinator Position: The Future Alumni Network Program Coordinator’s responsibilities include the research, planning, executing, and evaluating of each of the events the organization holds. In addition to this, the Program Coordinator will oversee the creation of general meeting minutes as well as being in constant contact with the organization’s supervisor and president to ensure each program held runs smoothly and has a purpose. This role will manage all events, tabling reservations, and membership/recruitment ideas. The Program Coordinator will hold a position on the FANs Executive Board, as well as be considered as a Student Ambassador for the university upon joining the organization.
Future Alumni Network (FANS) Public Relations/Marketing Coordinator: The Future Alumni Network Public Relations Coordinator will be in charge of all social media and print materials necessary for the organization. This will include maintaining a constant flow of social media content, creating unique social media initiatives to drive traffic, and designing flyers and other graphics. This role will also work with the Program Coordinator to make sure each event is marketed efficiently and successfully. The Public Relations Coordinator will hold a position on the Executive Board for FANs, as well as be considered a Student Ambassador for the university upon joining the organization.