Riverways Education Partnerships

Intern Positions

We are looking for 3 undergraduate interns to help support Riverways rural and tribal work!

Being a Riverways intern is a great opportunity to build your leadership skills, learn about education program coordination, and build community. Interns are integral to keeping the program running smoothly.

Interns would work approximately 5 hours a week (flexible scheduling) including 1 meeting with their supervisor per week. While these positions are unpaid, we can offer compensation in the form of General Studies Credit (and lots of free food that comes through the CELE office suite).

**while these positions will be at least partially in person, some work can be done from home! **

Riverways Internships are for the entirety of the school year, Fall 2021 – Spring 2022.

Applications are DUE by 11:59 PM (PST) on Friday July 9th, 2021.

Open positions:

Literacy Arts Alternative Spring Break Intern 

  • Organizing, recruiting, and planning for the entire LA ASB program
  • Lead planning in events to fundraise for LA ASB
  • Help create the ASB magazine of collected stories
  • Recruitment for both Riverways classes & LA ASB: Classroom presentations, online events
  • Coordinate Riverways tutor engagement strategies
  • Learn more about LA ASB here

STEM Alternative Spring Break Intern 

  • Organizing, recruiting, and planning for the entire STEM ASB and CASE programs
  • Support the Equity in STEM Coordinator with STEM ASB/EASB and CASE
  • Leads fundraising efforts for STEM ASB
  • Recruitment for both Riverways class & STEM ASB: Classroom presentations, online events, and other ideas formulated by intern team.
  • Coordinate Riverways tutor engagement strategies
  • Learn more about STEM ASB here

Rural and Tribal Assessment Intern

The Riverways Rural and Tribal Assessment looks to assess how elementary students, UW undergraduates, community teachers, and parents perceive the impact of Riverways programming and what are the suggestions that we could use moving into the future. We are reviewing stories written by the youth in our ASB programs and interviewing past participants to see how the experience may have impacted the direction their lives have taken since then. 

  • Assist with the ongoing Riverways Rural and Tribal Assessment Work:
    • Interviews
    • Compiling data, etc.
    • Regular meetings with assessment team
  • Support recruitment and coordination for Alternative Spring Break programs
  • Recruitment for seminars, ASB and other CELE programming: Classroom presentations, events
  • Learn more about our rural and tribal work here

As a Riverways Intern, you will also have the chance to engage in other opportunities to expand your skills, such as:

  • Support the Riverways Staff
  • Design ASB magazine
  • Develop and lead your own tutor workshop
  • Lead a team on LA ASB or STEM ASB
  • Graphic Design
  • Create community and participate in social events
  • Networking within UAA and CELE programs

Please email us at riverways@uw.edu if you have any questions!