program offers new job perspective
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.
deadline is June 15. Interns choose their placement and receive
the same salary and benefits during the program that they receive
in their regular posts. Interns
will return to their departments at the conclusion of the internship.
The experience is intended to offer enhanced knowledge and skills,
experience in a senior administrative environment, greater visibility
and enhanced career options.
Brooks said her internship has been a wonderful experience,
shifting her from a senior buyer in procurement to corporate relations
with the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.
been a big learning experience for me, she said, noting
that the internship involved many things she had not anticipated,
such as a trip to Richmond to see the legislature in action.
Ewell stepped from being an assistant to the associate dean of
finance at the Medical School to working for the vice president
of research and public service. She said the program was a
terrific opportunity and would recommend it. Both women
praised their supervisors for approving their participation.
most competitive applicants are 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 bachelors 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 a separate cover) to
Administrative Internship Program, Organizational Development
and Training, Suite B, 2400 Old Ivy road, Box 400903.
information, visit http://www.virginia.edu.odt
or contact program coordinator Rick Benner at firstname.lastname@example.org.