Multicultural Affairs Internship

At Truman, you learn outside the classroom and enhance your skill set through opportunities like the MAC internship. The Multicultural Affairs intern works to facilitate student learning about themselves and others by planning and coordinating educational programs, advising student groups, promoting leadership development, and helping to build community among students, particularly students from underrepresented background

Pay for MAC Internship: TBD by Assistant Dean for Multicultural Affairs

Hours: 20 hours (some evenings and weekends)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with relevant student organizations and other University constituencies to develop diversity partnerships and programmatic co-sponsorships
  • Assist in recruitment of underrepresented students
  • Assist with the development and implementation of academic success and retention initiatives such as Smart Club, peer mentoring programs, academic recognition reception, and others
  • Provide limited but consistent academic and social counseling for underrepresented students
  • Consult in the hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating of student workers
  • Contribute to the thorough and complete evaluation of Multicultural Affairs, including program evaluations and reflective portfolios
  • Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean for Multicultural Affairs

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Multicultural Affairs events and services
  • Knowledge of office procedures and methods including telephone communications, record keeping, and data filing
  • Must be detail-oriented and have strong organizational skills
  • Must be time and task oriented
  • Must have good communication skills, both written and oral
  • Must have solid presentation experience
  • Must have interest in developing multicultural programming
  • Advanced knowledge of Word, Publisher, Excel, Power Point, and Access  (Experience with web design preferred)
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed without supervision
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Credentials and Experience

  • Senior status with relevant undergraduate experiences (Applicants pursuing a master’s degree are preferred)


  • Reports to Assistant Dean for Multicultural Affairs

Have questions?
Contact Carol Bennett
Assistant Dean for Multicultural Affairs