ASSOU Internship Program:
Looking for ways to get more involved on Campus? Interested in student government but don't know where to start? Want to build your resume by learning skills in organizing, advocacy and social justice? Intern with your student government and the Oregon Student Association on campus for course credit!
The ASSOU Student Leadership Intern Program was created in order to promote early involvement and increased understanding of citizenship, participatory democracy, and student advocacy. Interns will gain skills and experience in a weekly leadership class and will have the opportunity to gain practical skills by shadowing a member of student government while developing and working on issue based campaigns!
Any Student interested in interning may take the internship program for 2 academic credits through the Social Sciences, Policy and Culture Department at SOU. In order to earn 2 credits, students should be willing to commit to 6 hours per week over the course of the term to the following activities:
- A weekly class (2 hours) during which students receive leadership and skill based trainings from the OSA Campus Organizer and/or guest speaker presentations arranged by the OSA Campus Organizer.
- Weekly meetings and experiential learning through projects designated by each intern’s individual student government or group mentor (2 hours).
- Participation in a field campaign designated by the student body president in consultation with the Oregon Student Association Campus Organizer (2 hours).
The ASSOU Student Leadership Intern Program will start the first week of Winter term. If you are interested in getting involved, please fill out the applicationand return to OSA Campus Organizer Sarah Westover by December 7th at email@example.com or drop off at the OSA cubicle in SU 308.