The student leadership intern (SLI) position is an exciting challenge for those with existing leadership abilities. There are two SLIs in place each academic year. Along with a committee of college employees and students, the SLIs works on the next Lafayette Leadership Institute as well as other leadership education initiatives. The newest SLI hired in the fall semester will begin by shadowing the established SLI and will join the Lafayette Leadership Education Committee in planning the one-day leadership institute focusing on the development of student leaders. By the second year, the intern will step up as the established intern. Apply for this unique position starting September 13th through October, 11th 2020.  For more information:

2020-2021 Student Leadership Interns: Meghan Haddad ’22 (Leadership Intern), Maddie Barto ’22 (Associate Intern), Swati Pandey ’23 (Assistant Intern).

What is the time commitment?

The internship is a 3 semester (including one interim session) commitment from mid-semester of one academic year through the end of the spring semester in the second academic year. The first semester is voluntary and the last 2 semesters are paid hourly. The time dedicated per week ranges from approximately 3-4 hours in the fall to 8-10 hours in the spring. During the first semester the new intern will shadow the established intern and beginning with the second semester will transition to accepting the full responsibilities of the leadership education internship.

What are the full responsibilities?

Along with a committee, the Student Leadership Intern will help plan and implement the various components of the Lafayette Leadership Education program:

  • Chair of the Lafayette Leadership Education Committee (LLEC)
  • Attend weekly meetings of the LLEC and weekly meetings with LLEC Advisor
  • Assist with coordination of the Leadership Education Workshop Series
  • Organize and attend the Lafayette Leadership Institute
  • Serve on the selection committee for the Aaron O. Hoff Awards
  • Develop and discuss ideas for improving access to leadership education.