The UIC AANAPISI (Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions) Initiative seeks 1 paid *Outreach Intern* *with a special focus on outreach to Pacific Islander Students*. This position begins Spring 2016, with potential for continuation in Summer 2016.
The AANAPISI program is fully funded by the U.S. Department of Education and aims to support recruitment, retention, and graduation of Asian American and Pacific Islander students at UIC. The intern will help to support the grant’s outreach initiatives, which includes: aiding with AANAPISI events; increasing awareness of AANAPISI programs.
*Position Available: *Undergraduate Outreach Intern
*Hours/Week: *5-10 hours/week
*Period of Appointment: *Spring 2016, Summer 2016
1. Raising awareness of AANAPISI events and activities on campus to thePacific Islander community
2. Planning, developing, and coordinating outreach strategies with theAANAPISI Outreach Team
3. Knowledge and/or understanding (personal or academic) of barriers,issues, and organizations relevant to Pacific Islander students is preferred, though not required.
4. Providing general outreach assistance to AANAPISI staff and personnel
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Applicants must be well-organized, resourceful, and energetic
Previous experience in working with campus organizations is a plus
Some evening hours may be required
*TO APPLY: *Email cover letter and resume outlining your interest and qualifications to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 18, 2015. Interviews will be conducted in January.
*AANAPISI Educational Employment Grant
This position is part of the AANAPISI Educational Employment Grant program offered by the UIC AANAPISI Initiative, Student Employment, and the Career Services Office. Concurrent to their employment, student employees, along with their supervisors, will engage in a guided career development framework aimed at building lifelong career skills to support lifelong professional success. The UIC AANAPISI Initiative is fully funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) Program.
Due to the federal funding restrictions for the UIC AANAPISI Initiative, student employees must be non-international undergraduate UIC students who are enrolled (part-time or full-time) during the academic year. In the summer, students do not have to be enrolled as long as they were enrolled in spring and will be enrolled in the fall.
*While Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) (http://www.uic.edu/depts/oaa/diversity/sdsb.html are eligible for student employment at UIC, we regret that DACA students are not eligible for employment in this program.*