CREDITS/HOURS
1 credit = 45 hours per semester (approx. 3 hours/week) OR 2 credits = 90 hours per semester (approx. 6 hours/week)

The mentor will have some flexibility in choosing work schedule, but should plan to work between 3-6 hours per week depending on how many credits the intern signs up for.

WORK LOCATION/POPULATION
Intern will mentor Ashland High School (AHS) 11 grade students enrolled in the Talent Search Program through WEOP.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide 11 grade AHS WEOP students with tutoring/academic counseling for a minimum of 3 hours per week during the winter semester and May term. (January-May)
  • Assist WEOP advisors with the planning and implementation of 2-3 volunteer activities with students.
  • Possibly help chaperone 1-2 WEOP field trips.
  • Submit timesheets and reports to WEOP advisor in a timely manner. (2 times per month)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Sophomore, junior, or senior from Northland College
  • Ideal candidate will:
    • Be a current/former TRIO student/first-generation/low-income student
    • Have interest in a career in student services and/or education
  • Must have the ability to:
    • Relate well to youth and be a positive role model
    • Be flexible and dependable
    • Communicate professionally and effectively with students, parents, teachers, and community
    • Pass a criminal background check
    • Maintain an independent schedule in consultation with immediate supervisor

Organization Details

WI Department of Public Instruction 620 Beaser Avenue Ashland, Wisconsin 54806 Website

How to Apply

Send/Scan resume to
WI Department of Public Instruction
620 Beaser Avenue
Ashland, WI 54806
Heather.laakso@dpi.wi.gov
715-331-9047

Application Deadline: December 21, 2018

Contact:

Heather Laakso Heather.laakso@dpi.wi.gov