Communication & Engagement Intern

Help residents find connections and community!

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The Communication & Engagement Intern (CEI) works to create socially-just and engaged communities that support a sense of belonging and social wellbeing for students who live on campus. This position provides support for students living in Bailey, Comstock, Radius, and Yudof. Applicants are not required to live on campus to apply. This position does not have a housing stipend.


  • $16.75 per hour
  • 10-15 hours per week
  • Work-study positions available

How to Apply

Please read all responsibilities and requirements for this position listed below. 
Applications will continue to be reviewed until all positions are filled. 

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The CEI must be approachable, organized, willing to learn, and capable of working both independently and as part of a team. Specific responsibilities are related to all aspects of community development and providing administrative support to the building.  The CEI plays an integral role in promoting and managing the Groups Engagement model within their assigned community. 



  • Creative, self-motivated, detail-oriented, organized, and comfortable with ambiguity
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work effectively, positively, and in support of all populations including those outlined in the University of Minnesota’s Equal Opportunity Statement (race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression)
  • Ability to attend weekly evening staff meetings (Tuesdays at 7:00-9:00 p.m.) and training sessions as needed. 
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Successfully pass a background check


  • Demonstrated interest in or experience with marketing/design
  • Experience in a leadership role
  • Experience as Community Advisor (CA)
  • Minimum of 2 semesters of residential community living experience that includes community development or leadership experience (i.e. Residence Hall Group leader or member, CA, HRL Office Assistant [OA], etc.)