accepted for University's Administrative Internship Program
employees seeking to enhance their careers are invited to apply
to the Administrative Internship Program, which places successful
candidates in six-month internships with senior University administrators.
The application deadline is June 16.
choose their placement, and receive the same salary and benefits
during the program that they receive in their regular posts, and
return to their departments at the conclusion of the internship.
The experience is intended to offer interns enhanced knowledge
and skills, experience in a senior administrative environment,
greater visibility and expanded career options.
the current academic year, Iva Morris, office manager for Intramural/Recreational
Sports, is working with the Virginia 2020 Planning Commission
on Public Service, while biology department greenhouse manager
Linda Hosticka is working in the Office of the Vice President
for Research and Public Service. Hosticka has "gained a widened
perspective on how things are done at the University," she
said. "I've learned about different offices and how they
function. It's allowed me to test skills and abilities I never
got to use."
most competitive applicants have been classified staff members
from grades six through 11 and health care professionals. Applicants
are judged on their accomplishments and their potential for making
successful contributions through the internship experience. First
consideration is given to employees who have bachelor's degrees
or equivalent work experience, and who have been University employees
for at least three years.
apply, send a cover letter (no more than two pages), resumé, and
three letters of recommendation (under separate cover) to: Administrative
Internship Program, Organizational Development & Training, Suite
B, 2400 Old Ivy Road, Box 400903.
For information visit the Web site at http://www.hrs.virginia.edu/odt
or contact the program coordinator via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.