Interested in interning with SARVA?
Applications for the 2016-2017 are closed. Please refer to the volunteer page for information on how to get involved with SARVA!
If you’re interested in getting involved with SARVA and contributing directly to our efforts to counter power-based violence on campus, then check out our intern positions!
Interning with SARVA is a year-long commitment that may require anywhere from 2 – 6 hours of work per week depending on the position, time of the year, and intern availability. Please note that while this internship is unpaid, it will allow you to gain a variety of experiences and skills as well as the opportunity to become deeply involved with the anti-violence efforts on campus (and it’s a great resume builder!).
In addition to the specific duties allocated to each position (descriptions below), interns will be asked to help with preparing for and running SARVA events (particularly during SARVA month in April). Most interns will also lead a small group of volunteers, allowing them to engage with other students on campus and to gain leadership and managerial skills.
Social Media Intern (1 position open)
The Social Media Intern heads the management and monitoring of SARVA’s social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. This involves ensuring that posts on each of these platforms are made in a consistent and timely manner based on upcoming events, campaigns, and advertising efforts. This position requires the ability to brainstorm new and creative ways to utilize social media to benefit SARVA and the campus community as well the ability to work collaboratively with other interns to ensure that our social media is used as effectively as possible.
Advertising Intern (2 positions open)
The Advertising Intern leads the development and implementation of advertising campaigns for SARVA’s events, displays, and for the organization in general. The Advertising Intern will work collaboratively with many of the other interns to develop effective advertising methods that span a variety of media. This position requires the ability to develop creative methods for advertising and the ability to manage multiple advertising projects/campaigns simultaneously. Basic graphic design skills would also be useful, but not necessary, for this position.
Senate Intern (2 positions open)
The Senate Intern will vote in senate as well as write and submit legislation on SARVA’s behalf. The two Senate Interns will work collaboratively to complete work in a consistent manner and to keep the rest of the SARVA team updated on what is happening in senate. This position requires a strong interest in student government as well as policy and procedure. Must be available Tuesday from 5pm to approximately 7pm (sometimes runs later).
Graphic Design Intern (1 position open)
The Graphic Design Intern heads much of the design work for SARVA’s various visual materials, including both digital and print imagery (such as posters, digital images, booklets, brochures, etc). This position requires creativity, graphic design experience, and the ability to work on a timeline. The workload for this position is likely to vary depending on the time of year, and therefore some flexibility in scheduling is essential for this position. Please note that if you are applying for this position, we will require examples of your previous work.
Research & Administrative Intern (1 positions open)
The Research & Administrative Intern will focus primarily on the background work that is required to make SARVA successful. This includes attending meetings, taking minutes, updating the SARVA listservs, and researching a wide variety of topics that will be used to develop and improve SARVA’s programming and media. This position requires strong attention to detail, a solid organizational system, and high levels of follow-through.
Project Management Intern (3 positions open)
The Project Management Intern takes a lead on brainstorming, planning, and managing the production of a variety of creative content, including videos, displays, printed materials and presentations. The three Project Management Interns will work together as well as collaborate with other interns to develop new and engaging content for the campus community. This position requires a high level of creativity and the ability to manage many projects simultaneously. These interns may be facilitating events so an interest or background in public speaking is preferred.
Community Outreach Intern (2 positions open)
The Community Outreach Intern will focus primarily on connecting SARVA to other organizations and determining how SARVA can best serve various communities of students on campus. This includes contacting and meeting with RSO’s and other groups, developing ways to collaborate with other organizations, and assisting with volunteer engagement efforts. This position requires a strong interest in engaging with a diverse groups and the ability to develop creative methods of collaboration between organizations.These interns may be facilitating events so an interest or background in public speaking is preferred.