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Internships

ASUN Internship Application

The ASUN Internship Programs seek to provide Interns with leadership development, professional development, and hands-on experience serving within the Associated Students of the University of Nevada!

Are you interested in becoming an Intern for the ASUN in the 2022-2023 year? You must meet the minimum qualifications:

  • Be enrolled in 7 Credits
  • Maintain a 2.75 Cumulative GPA

Applicants can expect an email regarding their application and next steps in the Fall, regardless on when they choose to submit their application.

Application for the Department of Programming closes on Wednesday, August 17th at 5pm.

Application for the Department of Clubs & Organizations closes on Friday, August 26th at 5pm.

Applications for all other Departments close on Friday, September 9th at 5pm.

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Internship Programs

Government Affairs Internship Program

The Department of Government Affairs aims to bring student voices to the state, local, and national levels of government. Interns will play an integral role in student advocacy while working to influence policy by working with lawmakers and speaking on behalf of the student body. Interns will encourage their fellow students to make their voices heard by hosting candidate forums and voter registration drives. Interns will meet with local elected officials and influential community members in an effort to build powerful connections and learn more about careers in the political field. Interns should leave the internship with a greater sense of civic responsibility and knowledge of how to work to better their own communities.

Judicial Internship Program

The Judicial Council tries all cases and controversies within the Association. The Judicial Internship Program provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to learn about the Judicial Council’s role in ASUN through direct involvement with council cases. Involvement in the program prepares students for the challenges of working as a justice. Interns should leave the internship with a thorough understanding of the Judicial Branch, as well as applicable legal reasoning skills.

Executive Internship Program

Through the Executive internship program, students will have the chance to work alongside the President, Vice President, Chief of Staff, Chief of Internal Affairs, Director of Campus and Public Relations, the Director of Sustainability, the Assistant Director of Sustainability, the Director of Campus Wellness, the Assistant Director of Campus Wellness, or the Attorney General. Executive Interns shall work alongside officers in the research and execution of various University projects and initiatives. Interns should leave the internship with applicable leadership skills, as well as a thorough understanding of the inner workings of ASUN’s Executive Branch.

Legislative Internship Program

The Senate of the Associated Students is comprised of 25 elected officers, representing each academic college. The Legislative Internship Program provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to learn about the legislative processes of ASUN. Interns will have a one-on-one mentor relationship with a current senator, and work alongside them in writing legislation and executing projects. Interns should leave the Legislative Internship with experience in leading a group of their peers, as well as a thorough understanding of the concept of servant leadership.

Clubs and Organizations Internship Program

The Department of Clubs and Organizations works to promote the success of ASUN recognized clubs and organizations and empower club leaders. The internship program aims to teach about club resources such as club funding and renewal, PackLife, Inkblot, and resource checkout. Interns will play a role in club-centered events such as Club Fair, iLead, and iServe. Throughout the internship, interns will learn about developing their own leadership style, be empowered through event planning, and grow closer to the department and each other.

Diversity and Inclusion Internship Program

The Department of Diversity and Inclusion works to create and maintain spaces for students, faculty, administration, and staff members to discuss, learn about, and celebrate diversity. Interns will work alongside department members in tracking policy, encouraging activism, planning events, and meeting with leaders that represent diverse segments of the campus and community. Interns should leave the

internship with skills to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus and within the community.

Programming Internship Program

The Department of Event Programming works to inspire and unite the University of Nevada students through events derived from Nevada Traditions, cultural diversity, large-scale entertainment, and academia and athletics. Interns will work alongside department members in planning and executing both small and large-scale events throughout the year. Event Programming interns should leave the internship with task management skills, as well as experience planning and executing events for the entire student population.

 

Contact Chief of Staff Ashley Martinez at chiefofstaff@asun.unr.edu with any questions or concerns.