The President’s Commission on the Status of Women
FALL & SPRING SEMESTER
The Commission internship involves the design and delivery of spring programming to include the content design, publicity and implementation of the MLK Celebration, the Women’s Commission Celebration, the College to Career program, and the LGBTQA+ Pancake Breakfast. The formats include guest speakers, panel discussions, forums and workshops - all events open to all UNH students and the public. The various programs help to build awareness and education around an equitable and inclusive experience for students, faculty and staff on our campus and in the surrounding community.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Formulate ideas for events based on expressed needs of students, faculty and staff.
- Invite campus organizations to collaborate on programs as applicable.
- Make connections for events and invite coverage in student media outlets: Main Street, TNH, CatVision, Campus Journal, Residential Life bulletins, and others.
- Create publicity campaigns of flyers and Facebook event pages. The intern posts the flyers across campus, and delivers them to classes (WS classes). This is also a time to network with affiliates to advertise their events.
- Throughout lead up time to the programs, sustain the Facebook presence and the overall publicity campaign.
- Tally program evaluations for reporting an executive summary to the commission.
- Debrief on what may be improved upon in following yea
- Create a template for social media and campus media outlets relevant to each major program (MLK collaborations and individual Commission programs).
Skills and Qualifications Required/Preferred
- Knowledge and awareness of issues involved with equity and inclusion
- Expertise in social media, especially Facebook
- Ability to apply feminist ideas to programming plans
- Creativity and flexibility in planning processes
- Positive, practical communicator inspiring commitment and follow-through on programs
- Publicity planning skill
- Creativity in designing fliers and wording for Facebook and Twitter postings
How to Apply
- Contact the Women’s Commission at (603) 862-1633.
- Set up an appointment to interview with the Educational Program Coordinator.
Thompson Hall G14
Durham, NH 03824
(603)-863-1058 or Sylvia.Foster@unh.edu