The Sanger Learning Center (SLC) is UT Austin’s premier resource for academic support on the 40 acres. In our quest to remove barriers to student success, we are engaged in a year-long process of evaluating our resources from the perspective of Universal Design for Learning.
We currently offer workshops, academic counseling, and peer coaching around topics such as time management, study effectiveness, and reading effectively for college. The majority of our resources are paper documents or PDFs, but we plan to provide key information in a variety of formats: audio, video, graphics, and text.
SLC seeks an intern who can develop 1-3 short, 2D animated videos to illustrate key concepts from our text-based resources. Our professional staff and student educators can provide content knowledge and support.
- This internship is unpaid. The ideal candidate would work closely with a professor from Digital Arts and Media to earn course credit for this internship.
- Start date: as early as June 6, depending on student schedule
- End date: as late as August 16, depending on student schedule
- Weekly hours: approximately 15 hours/week, for a total of 160 hours
- Location: office space in SLC as needed
Preferred Candidate Qualities
- Proficiency in expressing information in visual design mediums
- Ability to plan and execute a project independently
- Capacity to receive feedback and refine work as needed
- Commitment to communicating progress and questions in a timely manner
- Interest in helping Longhorns succeed academically
Please submit a letter of interest, resume, contact information for one reference, and samples of animated projects to email@example.com by May 22. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Austin Family Institute is now accepting applicants for our Undergraduate Internship program.
To apply for a placement in our Undergraduate Internship program, please email your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, AFI requires three recommendation letters, one from a professor, one from a professor OR professional with whom you have worked or interned, and a non-family member character reference. Recommenders can send letters via email to email@example.com or fax at 512-329-6146. We will review those materials and inform you promptly whether we would like to invite you for an interview.
What to expect from an internship at AFI
We are a non-profit counseling/therapy and training institute providing the opportunity for junior and senior students to receive direct exposure to a clinical and private practice therapy setting. Along with extensive clerical experience in a private practice setting, undergraduates are able to participate in weekly group supervision, observe individual supervision with our therapist interns, and view videos of sessions. It is a unique and rare opportunity for those interested in about entering the mental health field.
- Must be a junior or senior majoring in psychology, human development, social work, health sciences, or related fields
- Proficiency in MS Office, including Microsoft Word and Excel
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Candidates must be available to commit 14-16 hours weekly for the duration of the semester. Mondays 2-4pm are required hours.
- Detail oriented and comfortable working in an office environment
- Interest in mental health, health sciences, and/or non-profit work
- Ability to prioritize and demonstrate good time management
- Strong organization skills
- Spring – November 1
- Summer – April 1
- Fall – May 1
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for questions and inquiries.
For more information, please visit our website at http://www.austinfamilyinstitute.org
The Pediatric Coping and Language (PCL) Lab in UT’s School of Educational Psychology is currently conducting a longitudinal research study with low-income Latinx families in Austin. We are hoping to better understand the relationships among bilingualism, parenting, youth coping, youth depression and other factors in this population. The team is looking for a bilingual (Spanish/English) undergraduate student to help us with the project.
- Administering assessments in families’ homes in Spanish & English
- Scheduling assessments with families over the phone in Spanish & English
- Scoring, entering and analyzing data
- Attending weekly meetings & community events
Time commitment: 8-10 hours/week
1-year minimum commitment
Available starting Summer or Fall 2019
- High proficiency in spoken and written Spanish.
- Minimum 3.0 GPA.
- Must enroll for course credit in either EDP 379L OR be involved in a university undergraduate research program (e.g., Bridging Disciplines, Intellectual Entrepreneurship Pre-Graduate School Internship).
- Major in psychology, social work, human development, or related field
- Previous experience working with Latinx community and/or with youth and families
- Interest in psychology research
- Familiarity with SPSS software
If interested, please submit a brief cover letter with relevant experiences and how this project relates to your interest/future goals. Also feel free to contact if you have any questions. Contact Gabriela Echavarría Moats email@example.com. Lab website: http://sites.edb.utexas.edu/pcllab/
Position Title: Children’s Services Intern
Supervisor: Tramesha Richard – Children’s Services Supervisor
Position Description: Learn about the dynamics of sexual abuse through interacting with children in the Activity Center, attending ongoing trainings, and create a working relationship with The CAC staff members.
Requirements: The Intern must be flexible and comfortable interacting with children of all ages. Have excellent personal relations skills, sensitivity to cultural and ethnic differences and respect for client confidentiality. They must be sensitive to the trauma of sexual abuse and use interpersonal skills to provide any needed support. Must successfully complete volunteer training including a criminal and CPS background check, take part in a personal interview and be 18 years of age or over. Please note that approval is not a guarantee.
Example of Job Duties:
I. Interact with children in the Children’s Services Area (Activity Center)
While in the Activity Center, you will have the opportunity to interact with children of various backgrounds and ages. Your role will be to ensure that the children feel safe and that their needs are provided for while at The Center, provide emotional comfort and support for the children when necessary and offer feedback to interviewers, caseworkers, police officers and therapists on an as needed basis, coordinate activities and art projects and assist as needed with on-going projects.
II. Attend ongoing training
Each month, at least two trainings are offered free of charge to CAC Interns. You will attend at least one training during your internship.
III. Observe Therapy Progress
You may have the opportunity to observe a specific child as they progress through their treatment.
IV. Work with staff in each department of the CAC
The CAC consists of six departments which work together to ensure that the trauma of sexual abuse is minimized for our clients. You will have the opportunity to see how each department works, how they interact with other departments and how the children and staff work together.
For more information: 713-986-3459 or www.cachouston.org