ACUHO-I Summer Interns

About the internship

For summer 2020, each Summer Conference & Housing intern will be responsible for co-supervising and co-operating buildings hosting our conference guests and interns with full-time Community Directors.  Interns will also be a part of special projects and initiatives working with various campus partners and functional supervisors in the following areas, including but not limited to:  Residential Curriculum, Training and Development, Recruitment and Selection, Facilities and P3 Partnerships, Academic Initiatives, Living Learning Community Planning, Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives, Housing Operations.

Summer Conference & Housing Intern Responsibilities

  • Supervise a team of paraprofessional staff members working with summer camps and conferences.
  • Assist with the management of all summer camps and conferences.
  • Provide support and structure for paraprofessional staff during conference check in's and move-outs during weekdays and weekends.
  • Provide strong customer service and support to refer summer guests appropriately.
  • Participate in intentional planning and goal setting with direct supervisor to craft full summer experience.
  • Oversee selected projects and report to functional area supervisors as needed.
  • Attend weekly facility, conference, committee, residential life, and supervisor meetings.
  • Attend departmental trainings and intentional campus partner learning in-services.

Supervision Received

  • Direct supervision by a Community Director and functional supervision by other Community Directors, Associate Directors, Director, etc. over projects.
  • Direct and/or functional supervisors will meet weekly with the Summer Intern to discuss objectives, progress towards goals, and review internship concerns.
  • Continued opportunity to discuss and explore areas of housing and residential life and other campus departments during 10-week internship.

Compensation and Benefits

  • The intern will work 37.5 hours per week and be paid a $10.00 per/hour for 10 weeks starting May 18th, 2020 and ending on July 24th, 2020.
  • Room and Board:
    • A furnished studio apartment with a full bed and full kitchen.  All campus residential facilities are smoke-free.
    • Limited summer meal plan: provides block meal plan plus $400 OneCard dollars to supplement non-service period in the dining hall.
    • Workspace will be provided with access to the departmental network and e-mail.

About Wayne State Warriors

There's no single characteristic that defines a Wayne State Warrior. We're commuters and campus residents, full-time students and working professionals, faculty members and service staff, parents and grandparents, immigrants and athletes. 

In the summer, we welcome guests and interns from all over the globe to stay on our campus.  Campus in the summer is vibrant and full of learning and going for our guests and interns.  ACUHO-I Summer Conference & Housing Interns will be an integral part of the summer experience at Wayne State University.

Diversity isn't a slogan at Wayne State; it's a reality that's woven into our mission and guides everything we do. We offer an immersive educational experience where students work alongside people from different countries, cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds in a microcosm of our interconnected world. With the most diverse student body in Michigan, our students gain a distinct advantage as they prepare to build successful careers in the complex global marketplace.  

Explore Detroit

Immerse yourself in the wealth of educational, entertainment and historical attractions that make Detroit a unique place to live and work.  You will be surrounded by a vibrant Midtown Detroit community that is great for rising professionals wanting to experience an urban environment.

There is so much to do on campus and around the city of Detroit! Check out information about the city and events.

How to Apply

You can apply to our internship through the ACUHO-I Housing Internship Portal. 

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All communication regarding the internship will be done through the ACUHO-I Housing Internship Portal.  Wayne State University adheres to the guidelines and timeline provided by ACUHO-I regarding Housing Internships.