Student Life Intern Program

Spring Semester, 2021

The Student Life Office welcomes applications for one unpaid internship for the upcoming spring semester.  As an intern, you will be paired with one of the directors in Student Life.  The intern role varies from year to year depending on the pairing, but it always includes a special project assignment and provides opportunities to explore career interests in Student Life.

Internships are designed for 8-10 hours per week. Candidates must:

  • Be a May ’20 or Dec ’20  graduate or a current Westmont student with junior or senior class standing
  • Have earned a minimum 3.2 grade-point average
  • Be self-starters, able to work independently and on teams, and meet deadlines

Interns will have learning opportunities such as:

  • Assisting one or two Directors of Student Life Departments with specific projects
  • Meeting 1-on-1 with staff from other departments within student life
  • Attending one tactical or one strategic Student Life Leadership Team meeting
  • Attending monthly All Student Life Staff Meetings
  • OPTIONAL: Traveling with Student Life staff to the Association of Christians in Student Development (ACSD) Conference in either May or June. A $300 stipend will be provided to offset conference registration

How to apply:

Submit the following material an email attachment to Angela D’Amour (, Dean of Student Engagement, by Friday, December 11:

  • A brief letter stating why you are interested in this intern position and what department/s within Student Life interest you most
  • A resume listing prior academic, employment and volunteer experience.
  • The names of three faculty or staff members who could serve as references.

Selection Notification:

Top applicants will be invited to interview with Student Life staff members.  Selections will be completed by Tuesday, December 22. The start date is Wednesday, January 13,  and concludes on Friday, April 30.