Internship Opportunities Fall 2021

Internship projects are based on departmental need 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 interns for Fall 2021

The Centre for Student Engagement (CSE) at the University of Toronto Mississauga is committed to holistic student learning and development. Informed by research and assessment, our campus & community based co-curricular programs, services and initiatives promote access to post-secondary education, transition into university, student engagement and community engaged learning.

 

Current Opportunities: 

Hiring & Training Assistant

The CSE is seeking support in developing a scaffolded hiring and on-going training program for the (120+) student staff within the centre. The intern will help with exploring the requirements of all student roles, understanding how the roles connect and differ across the department to provide a strategic CSE hiring and training plan that allows for all students to receive core training alongside on-going reflection, coaching and formal training for the individual roles they take on at the centre. In addition, the intern will apply their knowledge of student development theory and student services/campus services to assist students with developing skills and achieving their goals in the roles and beyond. 

  • Virtual or in-person: Both – in-person when possible but virtual as needed

  • Term: Fall


Drop-In Centre Assistant

The CSE is launching a Drop-in Center that will support students, staff and faculty to receive support for all of CSE’s 90+ programs, services and resources. This could include answering in-person questions, taking phone calls, developing and lending materials and assistance with scheduling meetings with CSE staff. This internship will allow for the creation of creating processes, systems and efficiencies to make the Drop-in Centre operational. The successful intern will spend some of their internship scheduled in the Drop-in Centre to apply the processes they are proposing but also to meet and engage with UTM students, staff and faculty.

  • Virtual or in-person: In-Person 

  • Term: Fall

 

International Education Centre - Accepting applications for Fall 2021

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.

 

Current Opportunities: 

Intercultural Programs Intern 

The International Education Centre requires support in the Intercultural Programs portfolio with a variety of exciting initiatives. The intern will be responsible for supporting the research and development of an intercultural framework for the UTM campus, co-coordination of the planning and programming for International Education Week, and co-facilitation of the Global and Intercultural Fluency Training Series to a small cohort of students. Intern candidates must have strong facilitation skills and experience with topics related but not limited to: culture and diversity, global citizenship, social justice, and human rights issues.

  • Virtual or in-person: virtual with the possibility of in-person work. If the applicant is not in Canada, virtual accommodations can be arranged. The applicant must be authorized to work in Canada (SIN number and Canadian bank account) regardless of location.

  • Term: Fall and Winter 

 

Student Housing & Residence Life - Accepting applications for Fall 2021

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.

Current Opportunities: 

Curriculum Development Specialist: First Year Communities 

Reporting to the Supervisor, Residence Education, the Curriculum Development Specialist: First Year Communities supports the Residence Education team in developing intentional ways of promoting learning within residence life and educational programs. The incumbent will assist in developing the residence curriculum, lesson planning, facilitation guide creation, and will sit on the Residence Curriculum Task Force. Focused on first year communities, the Curriculum Development Specialist will be a key component to the continued development and implementation of the Residence Curriculum in Student Housing and Residence Life at UTM. 

  • Virtual or in-person: Hybrid (Mostly virtual with some in-person components) 

  • Term: Fall (Possibly Winter)

 

Assessment Planning Specialist 

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Residence Life, the Assessment Planning Specialist will support the creation of a comprehensive assessment strategy to ensure the department is meeting its targets. The Assessment Planning Specialist will assist in the development of a resource bank for the department of Student Housing and Residence Life to build capacity around assessment, which will include an array of assessment techniques. The Assessment Planning Specialist will also assist in developing metrics to assess learning in collaboration with the Curriculum Specialists. 

  • Virtual or in-person: Hybrid (Mostly virtual with some in-person components) 

  • Term: Fall (Possibly Winter)

 

Curriculum Development Specialist: Upper Year, Grad, & Families

Reporting to the Supervisor, Residence Education, the Curriculum Development Specialist: First Year Communities supports the Residence Education team in developing intentional ways of promoting learning within residence life and educational programs. The incumbent will assist in developing the residence curriculum, lesson planning, facilitation guide creation, and will sit on the Residence Curriculum Task Force. Focused on Upper Year, Graduate, and Family communities, the Curriculum Development Specialist will be a key component to the continued development and implementation of the Residence Curriculum in Student Housing and Residence Life at UTM.

  • Virtual or in-person: Hybrid (Mostly virtual with some in-person components) 

  • Term: Fall (Possibly Winter)