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AACC INTERNSHIP PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT for 2015 – 2016

ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS IN APPLYING MUST ATTEND ONE OF THE INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS:

Monday, February 9, 2015 from 5:00 – 6:00pm

Thursday, February 12, 2015 from 5:00 – 6:00pm

The Asian American Cultural Center paid internship program provides students an opportunity to undertake creative and challenging assignments that promote cross-cultural understanding of Asian American and Asian international experiences, and provide educational and cultural support for Asians and Asian Americans in our university community. This unique internship experience will be offered as a 1-unit Global Studies 199 class + hourly wages. All student interns must register for the 1-unit class. Interns will attend a weekly seminar to develop professional skills and learn about Asian American and Asian international identities.

Primary Responsibilities:

GLOBAL STUDIES 199 (1 – unit course)

  • Weekly class meeting on Wednesdays 4:00 – 5:00pm
  • Readings and Response papers
  • Cross-cultural explorations
  • Research & projects

Maintain a schedule of 10 hours of work per week ($8.50/hr)

  • Assist with front desk reception duties, opening, and closing buildings

ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING DUTIES:

Office Specialist / Programming Intern: Assist in managing space reservations, electronic records, databases, logs, scheduling and resources and programs including Food for Thought, CHAI Time, Art Exhibits, Book Club, Leadership Awards and more.

International Education Intern: Assist with programs related to international students including iCU OIIR Intercultural Dialogue Series, InterConnect Workshop, International Student Mentoring Program and more, engaging domestic and international students on and off campus, and research topics related to studying abroad.

Communication Intern: Assist with e-newsletter, website, advertising AACC events via facebook and calendars, flyers, photography, bulletin boards, social media and other forms of media venues. Experience with Adobe Creative Suites preferred.

Asian Pacific American Alumni Leadership Intern: Assist AACC leadership related programs, serve as liaison with Asian Pacific American Coalition and UI Asian American Alumni Network and other programs including Food For Thought, CHAI Time, Art Exhibits, Book Club and more. Returning interns preferred.

Hermia Soo Outreach Intern: Assist in engaging students with community outreach, on campus and beyond including Champaign – Urbana public schools, libraries, and local organizations, grant writing, and research topics pertaining to Asian and Asian American communities. Returning interns preferred.

If you have any questions contact Kenny Importante: kennyi@illinois.edu

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