Internships and Student Assistants

We are looking for 4 paid student assistant positions in the following areas:

  • Prevention: Under the direction of the Prevention Specialist, this position will assist with developing programming and delivering presentations for various organizations including greek life, club sports, housing, study abroad, and more. This position will also have a specific focus on building relationships with other departments on campus and working collaboratively.
  • Events & Outreach Under the direction of the Events & Admin Graduate Assistant, this position will be responsible for the development, preparation, marketing, and execution of Safer's 3 awareness months: Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October), Stalking Awareness Month (January), and Sexual Assault Awareness Month (April.) This position will work closely with the Marketing & Communications assistant on preparing and implementing a marketing/promotion plan for each month.
  • Marketing & Communications - Under the direction of the Prevention Specialist, this position will run Safer's social media accounts as well as create and disseminate Safer's general newsletter, and Faculty & Staff newsletter. This position will be responsible for creating all in-house graphic materials, as well as working closely with the events & outreach assistant to promote & highlight various events.
  • Survivor Wellness - Under the direction of the Lead Advocate, this position will create and disseminate the Safer Sun Newsletter, and plan various self-care activities throughout the year. This position will also be responsible for planning and overseeing Safer's largest annual event, Take Back The Night.

If you would like to apply, please return the application below with a resume and cover letter either via email to Meg Stuart at, or to our office in UU 217.

Applications are due no later than Friday, Jan 31


Safer Application


Deadline: Friday January 31st, 2020 by 5PM

"If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair." 

-Shirley Chisholm

Learning Outcomes

As a result of working for the Safer program, students will be able to:

  •  Identify and explain topics related to sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking, including primary prevention, bystander intervention, trauma-informed responses, advocacy and reporting options. 
  •  Identify systems of power and oppression that perpetuate gender-based violence on campus, critically evaluate the campus climate, and communicate about healthy norms that prevent the occurrence of gender-based violence.  
  • Design and execute effective events and/or programs for the campus community related to the prevention of sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking, and survivor wellness. 
  •  Demonstrate a growth mindset, engage in self-reflection, develop transferable career skills and practice educational strategies they have learned during their time with the program. 



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