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WV Governor's Schools Seeking Lead Interns 2017

The Honors College is seeking two outstanding students to join the HC team as Honors College ambassadors and lead interns for our two governor’s schools:  Governor’s School for Math and Science, and Governor’s Honors Academy.  Employment will start in January 2017 as student workers in the College, will continue through the summer programs in June and /or July, and will have the option to continue through 2017-2018 school year.

Please note that summer-only positions for additional Interns, GHA Resident Assistants, and GSMS Mentors will be posted in February.


GSMS Lead Intern

The GSMS Lead Intern is responsible for much of the logistical and administrative support for the Governor’s School for Math and Science in 2017.  GSMS is a three-week summer program (June 14-July 1) consisting of two ten-day sessions to provide an intensive and fun learning experience in STEM fields for rising eighth-grade students from around West Virginia. 

Primary Duties:

GSMS Interns are responsible for planning and coordinating the various activities for the duration of the Governor’s School for Math and Science, and will report to Associate Dean Ryan Claycomb and Program Coordinator Ashley Watts. These duties include:

  • scheduling daily and evening activities for the program,
  • completing administrative duties,
  • working with mentors and faculty members,
  • taking and posting pictures and videos of the program,
  • leading students during the school, and
  • ensuring the program runs smoothly daily.

Interns are expected to be present to assist faculty and mentors in their duties during the program, speak to parents regarding concerns about the program, and coordinate registration and paper work. Please note that the Lead intern is NOT an RA or a student mentor.

Time Commitments & Compensation

            The Lead Intern will begin work as an Honors College Ambassador in mid-January 2017, and will be paid hourly.  During the Spring semester, the GSMS Lead Intern will assist with the planning and preparation of the program, in addition to general office support and participation in Honors College activities.

            In the summer, Lead Intern duties begin May 16, approximately one month before the start of GSMS, and will be paid through a $3000 stipend that covers this period. GSMS runs June 14th through July 1st. Onsite room and board are provided for the duration of GSMS. Room and Board costs are not provided prior to June 13.

In Fall 2017, the Lead Intern will have the option to continue on as Honors Student Ambassador and, in addition to general office support and participation in Honors College activities, will:

  • assist in the preparation of the final report and final presentation in the fall semester,
  • travel to Governor’s School planning activities in Charleston if schedule permits,
  • begin the planning for the following year’s GSMS in the spring semester.

 

Qualifications:

The Lead Intern must be an Honors student in good standing and available to work January-July 1, 2017.  Preferences include:

  • high academic achievement,
  • a declared major in a STEM discipline,
  • past participation as a student in GSMS or another WV Governor’s School, and
  • availability to continue on into the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Apply here: https://honorswvu.wufoo.com/forms/gsms-intern-application-2017/

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GHA Lead Intern 

The GHA Lead Intern is responsible for much of the logistical and administrative support for the Governor’s Honors Academy in 2017.  GHA is a three-week summer program (July 2-22) to provide an intensive and fun learning experience for outstanding rising seniors from around West Virginia. 

Primary Duties:

GHA Interns are responsible for planning and coordinating the various activities for the duration of the 2017 Governor’s Honors Academy and will report to Associate Dean Ryan Claycomb and Community Coordinator Kevin Gooding. These duties include:

  •  scheduling daily and evening activities for the program,
  • completing administrative tasks,
  • coordinating logistics for student rosters, publications, room assignments, etc. before the academy,
  • working with mentors and faculty members,
  • taking and posting pictures and videos of the program,
  • leading students during the school, and
  • ensuring the program runs smoothly daily.

Interns are expected to be present to assist faculty and resident assistants in their duties during the program, speak to parents regarding concerns about the program, and coordinate registration and paper work. Please note that the Lead Intern is NOT an RA or a student mentor.

 

Time Commitments & Compensation

            The Lead Intern will begin work as an Honors College Ambassador in mid-January 2017, and will be paid hourly.  During the Spring semester, the GHA Lead Intern will assist with the planning and preparation of the program, in addition to general office support and participation in Honors College activities.  Hours are required through finals, but are available (and encouraged) throughout the month of May.

            In the summer, Lead Intern duties begin June 1, approximately one month before the start of GHA, and will be paid through a $4000 stipend that covers this period. GHA runs July 2nd through the 22nd. Onsite room and board are provided for the duration of GHA. Room and Board costs are not provided prior to July 1 or after July 23rd.

In Fall 2017, the Lead Intern will have the option to continue on as Honors Student Ambassador and, in addition to general office support and participation in Honors College activities, will:

  • assist in the preparation of the final report and final presentation in the fall semester,
  • travel to Governor’s School planning activities in Charleston if schedule permits,
  • begin the planning for the following year’s GHA in the spring semester.

 

Qualifications:

The Lead Intern must be an Honors student in good standing, at least a second-year student, and available to work January-July 31, 2017.  Preferences include:

  • high academic achievement,
  • past participation as a student in GHA or another WV Governor’s School, and
  • availability to continue on into the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Apply here: https://honorswvu.wufoo.com/forms/gha-intern-application-2017/

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