Office of Experiential Learning and Career Development
Experiential Learning Internship (post-graduate internship)
Hiring 1-2 interns (funding dependent)
August 2020 - May 2021, Full time, 9-month term
The Office of Experiential Learning and Career Development is seeking an interested and qualified
candidate to work with the Office to develop and enhance experiential learning opportunities available
at Mount Allison. This role has been made possible due to generous funding from the RBC Foundation.
This is intended as a learning opportunity, a chance for the intern to be part of the development and
growth of an important area of special interest for the University. This position is for a student who will
graduate in May 2020 or who within the last academic year. You must have a keen interest in university
and student life, enhanced learning opportunities, and the development of new programs to support
students as they prepare for life after Mount Allison. Can you see yourself with a future in student
services? This position might be for you!
Working as a member of the team in the Office of Experiential Learning and Career Development, the
intern will be required to support ongoing programs and events, sit in on team meetings, make
recommendations, and work collaboratively to create opportunities for students in experiential learning
and career preparation. Some existing programs and areas for future development include: internships,
community service, mentorships, entrepreneurial ventures, career development sessions and
workshops, and more.
The intern will have a mentorship and advising role for students, providing access to experiential
learning opportunities on campus, so they need strong interpersonal skills. They will also play a key role
in promoting experiential learning to students via social media and other communication channels. They
will help design outreach strategies to increase the visibility of the Office.
Depending on the intern’s specific areas of interest, there will be the opportunity to take on at least one
special project in event management, program development and/or program management, or research.
Qualifications & Skills
- A demonstrated interest in student affairs and/or student experiential learning
- Familiarity with existing student services and experiential learning opportunities at Mount
- Excellent people skills, the desire to work one-on-one with students to support them in their
academic and professional growth
- Excellent written communications skills – experience in marketing & social media an asset
- Strong attention to detail – experience in research, data collection and management an asset
- Strong technical skills with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other multi-media design and editing
If you’re interested in this opportunity to build your skills, gain experience in student services and help
to develop opportunities for MTA students please apply. You must include a cover letter outlining your
interest in experiential learning and how this role might fit within your career aspirations as well as a
professional resume to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than March 20, 2020. Please combine your cover letter
and resume into a single pdf document.