Internship Opportunities

Fall 2022 / Winter 2023

Internship projects are based on departmental needs and the strengths of the intern, so no two projects are alike. During the application process, you will be asked to select up to three departments you are interested in working with and pitch a project idea for each. Some departments have also proposed project ideas they are looking to be fulfilled.

Read below to learn a little bit more about each of the departments involved in the UTM OISE Higher Education Internship program.

 

Centre for Student Engagement - Accepting applications

The Centre for Student Engagement is committed to facilitating student learning and development inside and outside of the classroom, on campus and in the local community. Through our programs, services, and resources, we provide opportunities that empower students to shape their own experience and contribute to their community.

 

Role: Co-Curricular Record Management Assistant

Term: Fall & Winter (full year) 2022-2023

Applications: June 28, 2022 to 12 pm on August 3, 2022

Description: As an intern within the Centre for Student Engagement, you will have the unique opportunity to support the ongoing development of the growth of the co-curricular record at UTM including recruitment, overseeing the yearly renewal process and outreach to on-campus partners. This internship will also work on a new initiative to support the work-integrated learning strategy for Student Affairs and Services to grow and strengthen the CCR and WIL recognition at UTM. *

 

Role: SPPIE Assistant

Term: Fall & Winter (full year) 2022-2023

Applications: June 28, 2022 to 12 pm on August 3, 2022

Description: The SPPIE Assistant will oversee the planning and implementation of a large-scale campus event called Student Program Planning Interactive Exhibition (SPPIE), designed to support students through the phases of program planning in preparation for program selection.  The intern will work closely with many departments on campus including the UTM Career Centre, the Office of the Registrar and Academic Departments in the execution of the fall and winter offering of this initiative. *

 

 

Role: Indigenous Orientation Assistant 

Term: Winter 2023

Applications: as of June 28, 2022 (interviews will occur in November/December 2022)

Description: In 2021, The Centre for Student Engagement developed the ongoing Black Excellence Orientation and in 2023, plans to launch a parrel program for incoming Indigenous students to UTM to participate in an Indigenous Excellence Orientation. The intern for this initiative will help develop the curriculum, learning goals and assessment strategy for the IEO launch in September 2023. *

 

 

Role: Student Leader Training Assistant

Term: Summer 2023

Applications: as of June 28, 2022 (interviews will occur in April 2023)

Description: In preparation for our CSE tri-department and CSE specific training, this intern will help us develop online resources for student staff to engage with in preparation for their roles and as ongoing PD development. This intern will sit on a training sub-committee within the office and also have the chance to develop curriculum and assessment strategies for our student staff training. *

 

*ALL CSE INTERNS will have the opportunity to work in the CSE’s Connect Corner which is a student/ UTM community facing front desk as a representative of the Centre for Student Engagement to connect with students, answer questions and receive ongoing training for best practices for student facing skills and development

 

Student Housing & Residence Life - Accepting applications

The Department of Student Housing & Residence Life advances the mission of the University by creating a holistic student experience that promotes academic and personal success. We provide facilities that are safe & secure, well-maintained, and competitively priced in an effort to foster a supportive community that values diversity, equity and inclusion. Informed by research & assessment, we offer innovative programs & services that enhance student learning & development. Our peer-based approach, dedicated professional staff and collaborative attitude contribute to a unique and unparalleled student experience.

Role: Academic Intervention Specialist

Term: Winter 2023 – Hybrid

Applications: as of June 28, 2022 (interviews will occur in November/December 2022)

Description: Reporting to the Residence Education & Transition Coordinator (RETC), the Academic Intervention Specialist aids the Residence Education unit by supporting undergraduate residence students in their academic transition to post-secondary education through Student Housing & Residence Life’s Academic Intervention Program. The incumbent will: assist in assessment of academic risk level for undergraduate residence students, conduct assessment and data analysis and support building resource networks for students having difficulty navigating the academic expectations of post-secondary education. They also will be a member of the Residence Curriculum Task Force committee to support the on-going development of curriculum-based projects and initiatives.

 

Role: Curriculum Development Specialist

Term: Winter/Summer 2023 – Hybrid

Applications: as of June 28, 2022 (interviews will occur in November/December 2022)

Description: Reporting to the Supervisor, Residence Education, the Curriculum Development Specialist supports the Residence Education team in developing intentional ways of promoting and implementing the curricular framework within Student Housing and Residence Life. The incumbent will assist in developing materials such as facilitation guides. They will also sit on the Residence Curriculum Task Force and support its ongoing development. The Curriculum Development Specialist will also be a key component in taking on special projects as they relate to the Residence Education portfolios within Student Housing and Residence Life at UTM.

 

Role: Mental Health Programming Specialist

Term: Fall 2022 – Winter 2023 – Hybrid

Applications: June 28, 2022 to 12 pm on August 3, 2022

Description: Reporting to the Community Standards Officer, the Mental Health Programming Specialist will focus on programming in residence geared towards the wellness and health promotion of students. The specialist will help lead the planning and implementation of two mental wellness week and support two residence door-knocking initiatives. In addition, they will also support a Mental Health Work-Study student in residence. The Mental Health Programming Specialist will also support the Curriculum Task Force in aligning wellness throughout the residence curriculum and collaborate with student leaders.

 

Role: Living Learning Community Curriculum Development Specialist

Term: Winter 2023 – Hybrid

Applications: as of June 28, 2022 (interviews will occur in November/December 2022)

Description: Reporting to the Residence Education Coordinator (REC), the Living Learning Community Curriculum Development Specialist aids the Residence Education team by supporting the academic transition to UTM of undergraduate students living in Student Housing and Residence Life’s living-learning communities (LLC). Focused on LLCs within residence, the incumbent will support in the development of specialized learning materials including facilitation guides. They will also participate in the Residence Curriculum Task Force committee to support learning in residence through on-going developments of curriculum-based initiatives.

 

International Education Centre - Accepting applications

The International Education Centre provides a range of programs and services tailored to support and enhance the experience of our global students. Committed to holistic learning, we strive to meet the diverse needs of our global students while ensuring compliance with changing government policy related to immigration and international student support from authorized educational agents.

 

Role: UTM Abroad Student Development Assistant

Term: Fall/Winter – Hybrid

Applications: June 28, 2022 to 12 pm on August 3, 2022

Description: UTM Abroad is a study abroad opportunity unique to the UTM campus that allows students to take a course at UTM and travel to a relevant destination over the reading week with their peers and faculty. The incumbent will support the student-facing aspects of this program by responding to student inquiries, developing, and delivering pre-departure and post-trip sessions, and integrating feedback from student assessments. The incumbent will use anti-racist, intercultural, and career-development frameworks to refine the student development supports as they progress in their internship.

 

 

Role: Programming Assistant for International and Intercultural Programs

Term: Fall/Winter - In-person: in-person work with the possibility of working some hours remotely.

Applications: June 28, 2022 to 12 pm on August 3, 2022

Description: The International Education Centre is looking for a programming assistant to support the international and intercultural portfolios. The Assistant will be responsible for

•          supporting the research and development of programs that foster a sense of belonging for international students,

•          co-facilitation and co-development of IEC programs including but not limited to Global and Intercultural Fluency Training Series (GIFTS), English Language Conversation Circles (ELCCs), skills development programs for international student scholars, transition and mentorship programs, and

•          assisting in research and co-design in-depth intercultural competency, perspectives, and communication training for the UTM community.

 

Candidates must have experience with facilitation, and experience with topics related but not limited to: culture and diversity, global citizenship, social justice, internationalization, international student development, and human rights issues. Experience with programmatic development and assessment is a strong asset.

By the end of this internship, the Assistant will be able to:

•          have a solid understanding of intercultural frameworks and their applications,

•          gain general practical knowledge in the field of student affairs,

•          use evidence-based theories and practices to design effective student development programs and training opportunities, and

•          enhance their overall facilitation and leadership skills.

 

In-person: in-person work with the possibility of working some hours remotely. The applicant must be authorized to work in Canada (SIN number and Canadian bank account) and must be in Ontario.

 

 


INFO SESSION

 

Join the Info Session on July 6 to learn more.

July 6, 10 am
Higher Ed Internship Information Session

Zoom: https://oise-utoronto.zoom.us/j/85907630368

 

Interested in gaining work experience in the field of student affairs and student services while earning a credit? This session will provide students with information on internship opportunities, the application process, what it’s like to work with a host department, and resources available to support you in the application process. More information on the internship opportunities can be found at https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/sas/sas-internship.

 

Join Zoom Meeting

https://oise-utoronto.zoom.us/j/85907630368

 

Meeting ID: 859 0763 0368

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HOW TO APPLY

 

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2022 and Fall2022/Winter2023 internships. Applications are due by 12:00 pm on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. Application form must be completed in full by this deadline. Please read all instructions carefully to ensure you have submitted all required documents.


Application Process

  • Save your cover letter and resume as one PDF file. Save the combined file with the following naming convention: Lastname_Firstname_InternApp_F22_23. Please follow submission instructions detailed in the application form.
  • Complete the Application form (including your PDF file) in full no later than 12 pm on Wednesday, August 3, 2022.