Internships and Leadership Opportunities
The Honors College offers several unique opportunities for Honors students to take on leadership positions in the honors community.
- Anthos Editorial Team: Anthos is the student-edited undergraduate academic journal published by the Honors College. Honors students fill various roles for the journal, including editor-in-chief, managing editor, and junior editors. The editor-in-chief and managing editor receive a $500 tuition remission scholarship per term that they serve; junior editors receive $250. Editors may be selected in spring term or fall term through a competitive application process.
- Honors Ambassadors: Ambassadors volunteer to represent the Honors College at events aimed at prospective students. Examples include participating on a panel describing what it’s really like to be an Honors student at the Admitted Student Reception; mingling with potential students at coffee hours, ice cream socials, and lunches; eating lunch with new Honors students at Orientation; and joining prospective students and their families for lunch once a month during the Honors visit day. Ambassadors are frequently invited to participate by the Honors advisor and/or director. Interested students are encouraged to let Brianna Avery or Brenda Glascott know they would like to be included.
- Honors Communications Interns: Interns assist the UHC Director and Administrator in planning, creating, and executing a communications strategy for Honors, including an alumni newsletter, an updated website, and a strong social media presence designed to help us connect with current and prospective Honors students. Interns are recruited to do writing, social media, and graphic design. Interns receive a $500 tuition remission scholarship per term that they serve. Interns are selected in spring term for the next academic year through a competitive application process.
- Honors Community Fellows: The Honors Community Fellows organize social, study, and community outreach events for the honors student community. Fellows also serve as representatives of the Honors College at larger university events. The Honors Community Fellowship is an opportunity to work with peers and honors faculty, gain experience in facilitating community engagement, and demonstrate leadership skills. Fellows receive a $500 tuition remission scholarship per term that they serve. Fellows are selected in spring term for the next academic year through a competitive application process.
- Honors Ecology Lab Assistant Manager Internship: The goal of this internship is to provide an interested and motivated student with an opportunity to gain lab management experience and a “behind the scenes” understanding of how science is taught. The successful candidate will be responsible for updating the equipment and supply inventory, assisting with equipment repair orders, and helping keep the lab space clean and well-organized. The assistant also prepares requests for new equipment orders in spring and performs other duties as outlined by Honors Urban Ecology teaching faculty. Interns receive a $500 tuition remission scholarship per term that they serve. Interns are selected in spring term for the next academic year through a competitive application process.
- Honors Writing Fellows: The Honors College hosts a small writing center for Honors students staffed by trained Honors undergraduate students. The peer writing tutors, known as the Honors Writing Fellows, receive a tuition remission during their training period and an hourly wage for their tutoring work and ongoing professional development. Trainee Fellows are typically selected in fall or winter term and trained in winter/spring terms for employment during the next academic year.