CUGR Internship Opportunities

Office Location: 207 Crossland Hall, University of Maine

Email: CUGR@maine.edu


Currently seeking applications for multiple positions. Call 581-3583 or email CUGR@maine.edu for more information. 

2017-2018 Available Positions: Currently Hiring!!

  • Communication Coordinator
  • Administrative & Event Planning Assistant
  • Technical Support

Varying Duration, depending on availability, compatibility, and skill set:

  • 2017-18 Academic Year
  • Throughout multiple Academic Years
  • Spring Semester 2018

Average 10Hr/Wk, depending on availability and need.

Compensation available through or or more of the following:

  • work-study pay
  • acknowledged volunteer hours
  • academic credit (dependent on departmental/college approval and coordination)
  • regular hourly pay

CUGR Academic Year Internship Positions:

Position:

  • Work-study Internship – Hours per week vary, based on availability and need. Salary based on work-study amount for the given semester. 
  • Volunteer (non-paid) internship – Opportunities for approximately 10 hours/wk., based on availability. Start-Pay based on previous experience and skill level

Both positions can also count for academic credit, depending on student academic department cooperation. These positions are open to all academic disciplines/majors. The hiring is based on one’s ability and capabilities to perform given tasks.

 

Programs:

The Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) facilitates faculty mentored research for undergraduate students at the University of Maine. This is accomplished through the following programs:

  • Student Research Grant: funds are given, on a competitive basis, to undergraduate students participating in faculty-mentored research projects. These projects are to be presented to their peers and community leaders. 
  • Faculty Research Fellows: supports faculty efforts towards improving undergraduate research and scholarship mentoring skills, expanding curricula to include research and scholarship experiences, and developing proposals for further funding specifically involving undergraduate students.
  • Annual Symposium: Previously known as the “Annual Showcase”, this is open to all undergraduate students across disciplines on campus. It is an opportunity for students to present their research in the form of a poster, exhibit, or oral presentation. 

Skills Required:

  • Ability to perform general office assistance such as answering phones, managing databases, creating Newsletters, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills; including writing, proofreading skills, and speaking.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both in person and by phone, with high professionalism.
  • Ability to accomplish projects within the given time frame.
  • Proficient using the latest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email systems and web searches.
  • Social Network and Online Management

– Contributes to website redesign projects in various ways.

– Monitors and posts on blogs, forums, and social networks.

– Manages online outreaches and promotions using Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and more.

– Can Conduct Keyword and Cost/Benefit analysis

*As with any position in our organization, we have high expectations for quality.

How to Apply:

Please Send your resume and qualifications to CUGR@maine.edu. CUGR will contact you to schedule an interview upon receipt.

 


 

Spring Internship Opportunity: Event Planning

Position:

  • Work-study Internship – Opportunities for approximately 10 hours/wk. averaging 2 hours/day between January – February; 20 hours/wk. 4 hours/day March – April (based on availability). Salary based on work-study amount for the given semester.
  • Volunteer (non-paid) internship -Opportunities for approximately 10 hours/wk. averaging 2 hours/day between January – February; 20 hours/wk. 4 hours/day March – April (based on availability).

Preferred Disciplines: Communication/Journalism, Marketing, Business Management majors. This is an open application to all disciplines; hires are based on capabilities in performing given tasks.

The CUGR Annual Academic Showcase is an event open to any undergraduate student at UMaine. Interns will be expected to help with event logistics (name tags, room layout and set-up, program compilation, communications/marketing, etc.). If you are interested in working with CUGR on this event please send a description of your strengths and weaknesses to CUGR@maine.edu. There is need for behind the scenes assistance as well as interpersonal tasks. CUGR does allow the option for either intern  position to count for academic credit, dependent on student academic department cooperation. If you have any additional questions or concerns feel free to contact the CUGR office at 581-3583, CUGR@maine.edu.

Preferred Skills/Expected Tasks:

  • Propose new ideas to improve the event planning and implementation process.
  • Assist with managing on-site production and clean up for events as necessary.
    • Assist with closing out events as required
  • Prepare name-tags, notebooks, packages, gift bags, registration lists, seating   cards, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills including writing, proof reading skills, and speaking.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both in person and by phone, with high professionalism.
  • Ability to accomplish projects within the given time frame
  • Proficient using the latest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and mail merges; email and web searches.
  • Manage social media sites on a daily basis

– Contribute to website redesign project in various way

– Monitor and post on blogs, forums, and social networks

– Manage online outreaches and promotions using Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and more

– Conduct Keyword and Cost/Benefit analysis

*As with any position in our organization, we have high expectations for quality.

How to Apply:

Please Send your resume and qualifications to CUGR@maine.edu. CUGR will contact you to schedule an interview upon receipt.

 

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