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Internships and Employment Opportunities

CSI-Communication and Leadership offers internship opportunities to undergraduate students as peer educators and to graduate students in certain fields as graduate interns.

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Communication & Leadership Assistant

  • Assist staff members with office tasks
  • Disseminate information to the public
  • Provide program and outreach support
The application for the Communication & Leadership Assistant positions is closed. Please check back late Winter 2019. 


Triton Community Leadership Institute (TCLI) Mentors

Mentors and Mentor Coordinators are selected late Winter quarter and are expected to intern in Spring 2018, Summer Session I, and through the 2018-2019 School Year. Mentor and Mentor Coordinators:

  • Receive advanced training on facilitation, leadership, and social justice
  • Reside on campus during the summer program, faciliate group activies and discussions in relation to diversity and social justice issues
  • Facilitate ice breakers, team builders, and general activities to promote community and a sense of belonging on campus
  • Meet with participants indivudally and in small groups to provide support and resources throughout the year
  • Coordinate events and workshops to familiarize particpants with information, resocures, and oppurtunities

The application for TCLI Mentor and Mentor Coordinator positions are now available. Submit a hard copy of your typed application along with additional application materials by 12:00 pm on Monday, February 12, 2018 to Frida Pineda Alvear’s office within CSI, located on the 3rd Level of Price Center East.

Dialogue Ambassadors

Dialogue Ambassadors co-facilitiate 5 on-campus dialogues each quarter as well as assist with campus community building dialogues through the National Conflict Resolution Center. Dialogue Ambassadors selected during Fall Quarter will be employed for both Winter and Spring 2019.

Dialogue Ambassadors:

  • Receive advanced dialogue facilitations from experts within the National Conflict Resolution Center
  • Co-faciliate dialogues to promote civil discourse, community building and perspective talking
  • Develop public speaking, conflict resolution, networking skills
  • Participate in asssessing and evaluating the program

The application for Dialogue Ambassadors is now open. Please submit all application materials by 11:59pm on Friday, November 2 to dialogue@ucsd.edu 

Graduate Assistantship

Graduate students concentrating in student affairs administration, higher education, and related fields gain practical experience facilitating educational workshops and seminars. Graduate interns:

  • Develop public speaking and presentation skills
  • Facilitate seminars and workshops
  • Coordinate programs such as iLead
  • Lead training classes and workshops for student organizations