The Office of Residence Life is excited to participate in the ACUHO-I Summer Internship program! Residence Life offers several unique internship experiences that allow higher education graduate students the ability to expand their professional skill set and work on major processes and initiatives in the department! Interns will also have the opportunity to meet professionals in other units and divisions at the university and participate in professional development opportunities. UMass Lowell is an exciting place to spend your summer, and we offer our interns a truly exceptional experience.
First Year Experience and Family Programs Intern
The FYE and Family Programs Intern focuses on the development of implementation of the Family Summer Orientation Program. The FYE and Family Programs Intern supervises six Family Orientation Leaders, coordinates registration, event logistics, and coordinates all communication involving Family Orientation. The FYE and Family Programs Intern also provides assistance in the creation of first year experience initiatives and in the development of the residential curriculum.
Conference Operations Intern
The Conference Operations Intern assists in the day-to-day management of a comprehensive summer conference program. The Conference Operations Intern is responsible for the supervision of student summer conference assistants, the scheduling of conference operations processes such as check-in and check-out, responding to issues and concerns as they arise, and assisting in the communication with vendors, conference guests, and university offices.
Housing Operations Intern
The Housing Operations Intern assists in department-wide occupancy management processes, including room assignment, room changes, roommate matching, and housing cancellations. The Housing Operations Intern assists students in navigating all on campus housing processes, and helps students in resolving any issues or concerns.
Staff Recruitment and Development Intern
The Staff Recruitment and Development Intern provides support in the design and implementation of a comprehensive training program for the Office of Residence Life, including student staff training, graduate staff training, and professional staff training. The Staff Recruitment and Development Intern will also assist in the administration of search processes for student and professional level staff, and will assist in the design of onboarding and staff enrichment initiatives. The intern will also be responsible for maintaining and updating online staff manual resources and for communication with student staff in the form of summer newsletters, blogs, and social media outreach.
- Private bedroom in shared apartment (with other interns)
- $3500 for 8 week internship (prorated based on shorter or longer internship)
- 10 meal/week meal plan
how to Apply for an Internships
UMass Lowell follows the internship timeline set by ACUHO-I and accepts applications via the ACUHO-I Internship website.