Application Information

These offices will be at the Student Leadership Opportunities Fair on February 17, 2015. Please click on the links or scroll down the page to find out what leadership opportunities are available to students for the 2015-2016 academic year:

Academic Support Center
Admissions
Alumni Annual Fund
Alumni Relations
Career Center
Center for Community & Civic Engagement
Office of the Chaplain
Gender & Sexuality Center
Library
Office of Intercultural & International Life
Residential Life (RAs & SWAs)
Student Activities Office
Summer Academic Programs
Sustainability Assistants
TRIO/SSS

Academic Support Center

Math Skills Center Tutor

Contact: Erik Warren, x4027

Applications due: TBD
Interview dates: TBD
Decisions made by: TBD

Application link: http://apps.carleton.edu/campus/asc/msc/jobapplication/
Off-campus study is permitted.
Position is paid standard student work rate.

The main duty of a Math Skills Center tutor is to assist students who are having difficulty understanding a mathematical concept or concepts and are thus unable to solve the problem or problems they're working on. The tutor must be comfortable with moving about the Lab and asking students how they are doing and if they need any help. If help is requested, tutors must be able to fill in the mathematical background that the students lack and help them move forward in their efforts to solve the problem.

Writing Consultant

Contact: Erik Warren, x4027

Applications due: by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2015 (If off-campus Spring '15, application is due by 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, 2015)
Interview dates: April 6 - April 17 (Applicants off-campus Spring '15 will interview March 5 - March 11)
Decisions made by: April 23, 2014

Application link: https://apps.carleton.edu/campus/asc/writingcenter/writingconsultant/
Off-campus study is permitted. (For first year consultants, you must be available Fall Term.)
Position is paid standard student work rate.

Writing Consultants assist students with a variety of writing-related tasks and work in a variety of contexts: (1) as Writing Assistants assigned to work with students in specific courses, (2) as tutors in the Writing Center, and (3) as tutors of non-native speakers of English. Writing Consultants are strong academic writers who have both the empathy and training to assist fellow writers. Consultants also possess the intellectual curiosity and the desire to better their tutoring skills through participation in an ongoing conversation about tutoring practices and composition theory.

Admissions

Admissions Positions (variety)

Contact: Jaime Anthony, x4511

Applications due: Rolling
Interview dates: Rolling
Decisions made by: Rolling

Off-campus study is permitted.

unpaid for tour guides and overnight hosts, paid for Fellows

Tour Guides and Overnight Hosts: all students are welcome to apply to become unpaid tour guides and overnight hosts Fellows: Wonder what happens in Admissions Committee? Summer and Fall Fellows interview prospective students, lead campus tours (no experience necessary), and assist with other tasks as assigned. This is a paid position, for either summer OR fall. Applications are available in the Admissions Office, and are limited to rising seniors.

Schiller Society Overnight Campus Host

Contact: Marina Montgomery, x4049

Applications due: None
Interview dates: As needing
Decisions made by: On a rolling bases

Application link: https://apps.carleton.edu/student/orgs/schiller/

unpaid

Remember the wonderful student who offered to let you sleep on their floor when you did an overnight at Carleton as a high school senior? Well here is your chance to BE the awesome student that offers up their floor space! Sign up to host during weeks that work with your schedule. This is a volunteer position, but we will reward you with treats and bookstore dollars each term!

Schiller Society Campus Tour Guide

Contact: David Cutler-Kreutz, x7243

Applications due: February 24, 2015
Interview dates: 6th and 7th week Winter Term
Decisions made by: By the end of winter term

Application link: https://apps.carleton.edu/student/orgs/schiller/
Off-campus study is permitted. (For first year consultants, you must be available Fall Term.)
Unpaid

Remember the awesome tour you had when you were a prospie visiting Carleton for the first time? Well here's your chance to BE the awesome tour guide! Help show prospective students what Carleton College is all about! Campus tour guides volunteer for a single one-hour tour slot each week.

Alumni Annual Fund

Student and Alumni Programming Committee

Contact: Seth Goodspeed, x5489

Applications due: ongoing

Off-campus study is permitted.
Position is paid the standard student rate.

Seeking Freshmen and Sophomore students interested in working as a caller with Carleton's Student Calling Program (SCP). This is a 10 hr/wk position with Sunday afternoon and weekday evening hours. Primary responsibilities: develop a working knowledge of the Alumni Annual Fund and its goals, learn SmartCall software, make successful solicitation calls with confidence and professionalism, positively represent and communicate the Carleton student experience. Secondary responsibilities: become familiar to and an advocate for Alumni Relations programs and resources and alumni volunteer opportunities. Supervisor positions available for returning callers. Skills learned through the SCP are easily transferrable to any non-profit work, team management, political advocacy, campaign management, and sales. 

Alumni Relations


Reunion Student Staff

Contact: Erin Updike, x5602

Applications due: Wednesday, April 8 at 5 pm

Application link: go.carleton.edu/workreunion

both hourly and stipend positions available

Off-campus study is permitted.

Every June, Carleton and the Office of Alumni Relations welcomes back over 2,000 alumni and family members for Reunion. The entire campus is taken over for Reunion activities, with alumni staying in all of the residence halls. Student Staff are integral to the success of the weekend; we couldn't do it without you!

Positions include Class Hospitality Hosts, Reunion Assistants, Shuttle Drivers, Camp Carleton Counselors, and much more! Room and board provided June 17-21 only (checkout June 21, additional work and housing option available)

Alumni Council Student Representative

Contact: Catie Gardner, x5690

Applications due: Monday, April 6, 2015
Interview dates: April 6-21
Decisions made by: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Application link: https://apps.carleton.edu/alumni/council/studentrep/
Off-campus study is permitted.
Position is unpaid.

The mission of the Alumni Council is to encourage, support, and promote useful and active stewardship of the resources and affairs of Carleton College by all Association members.

Student representatives on the Alumni Council create close relationships between students and alumni, and provide student input into Council deliberations and priorities. Student representatives must attend Council meetings held on campus (Fall and Spring) and serve on the Student Alumni Programming Board where they will provide and implement ideas for student-alumni connections.We will be looking for creative and motivated students from the Class of 2017 to serve for their Junior and Senior years on the Alumni Council.


Alumni Relations Intern

Contact: Catie Gardner, x5690

Applications due: Monday, April 6, 2015
Interview dates: April 6-21
Decisions made by: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Application link: https://apps.carleton.edu/alumni/relations/internship/
Off-campus study is permitted.

Off-campus study is permitted.
10 hrs/week, paid.

Alumni Relations is pleased to offer a student leadership internship. In this position, you will gain valuable experience in project management, strategic planning, and event logistics while planning student events and leading a student committee.


Out After Carleton Board Member

Contact: Erin Updike, x5602

Applications due: Monday, April 6, 2015
Interview dates: April 6-21
Decisions made by: Wednesday, April 22

Application link: https://apps.carleton.edu/alumni/oac/
Off-campus study is permitted.
Position is unpaid.

Out After Carleton (OAC) exists to mobilize LGBT and allied alumni, students, and friends of the College as a community to support Carleton's overall educational, admission, careers, and fundraising programs and objectives, especially as they relate to and affect LGBT students, alumni, faculty, staff, and allied friends of the College.

Career Center (CC)

Student Career Assistant (SCA)

Contact Person: Alena Rivera, x5510

Applications due: March 2, 2015 by 11:59pm
Interview dates: March 31-April 10
Decisions made by: Friday, April 17, 2015

Application Link: http://apps.carleton.edu/career/about/career_advisors/apply/
Off-campus study is not permitted.
Position is paid the standard student rate.

Student Career Assistants welcome students to the Career Center. SCAs assist students on a walk-in basis and answer basic questions about: exploring majors and occupations, pursuing internships and jobs (both domestic and international), locating gap-year opportunities, writing and editing cover letters & resumes, preparing for interviews, networking effectively, applying for funding for internships, and other career-related topics. SCAs hold office hours in the Career Center, as well as in the library and other locations on campus.

Each Student Career Assistant will participate as a member of a project team. SCAs can choose a project team according to career/skill-based preference. Examples of teams include: Internship Team, Management Team, Marketing Team, and others. Each SCA will also assist with Career Center events and programs, and lead career-related workshops and hall programs.

Center for Community & Civic Engagement

Center for Community and Civic Engagement (CCCE) Fellow

Contact: Laura Riehle-Merrill, x4028

Applications due: Wednesday, April 6, 2015
Interview dates: Mid April
Decisions made by: Monday, April 22, 2015

Application link: https://apps.carleton.edu/campus/ccce//
Fellows may engage in off-campus studies, but we'll give preference to candidates who will be on-campus all year.
5-10 hours per week, paid.

Carleton's Center for Community and Civic Engagement (CCCE) Fellows work with Carleton students, faculty, staff, and local community partners in a wide range of roles supporting community engagement, academic civic engagement, and policy work. Fellows in the CCCE work in the following issue areas: education, political engagement, community development, food, sustainability, assessment, arts and humanities, and health. In addition, several Fellows support the dynamic, ongoing functions of the Center.


Program Director
             
Contact:  Laura Riehle-Merrill, x4028

Applications due: Monday, May 4, 2015

Decisions made by: Friday, May 8, 2015

Application link: http://apps.carleton.edu/campus/act/
Off-campus study permitted.
Variable hours per week, unpaid.

Program Directors recruit, train, and support Carleton volunteers and communicate with a designated community partner.

Office of the Chaplain

Chaplain’s Associate

Contact:  Carolyn Fure-Slocum, x4003

Applications due: Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Interview dates: April 8-22, 2015
Decisions made by: April 23, 2015

Application Link: http://apps.carleton.edu/campus/chaplain/chaplains_associates/job_description/
Off-campus study is permitted.
8-10 hours per week, paid.

Chaplains' Associates are a vital part of the team working to enhance religious diversity and deepen the spiritual and ethical life of the campus. CA's Assist in the planning and carrying out of programs of the Office of the Chaplain through promotion, participation, and teamwork.  Serve as a liaison to student religious groups and be attentive to the religious needs on campus.  Special projects assigned based on interest. Please see our website for further information.

Gender & Sexuality Center (GSC)

Gender & Sexuality Center Associate (GSCA)   

Contact:  Tegra Straight, x6830

Applications due: Friday, April 6, 2015
Interview dates: April 6-21
Decisions made by: Tuesday, April 22, 2015

Application link: go.carleton.edu/gsc
Off-campus study is permitted.
10 hours per week, paid. 

Peer leaders in the GSC help with all aspects of the office, including event planning, peer education, program coordination, publicity, and office upkeep. Issues related to the mission of the GSC, but not limited to, include gender, sexuality, sexual violence prevention, survivor support, and LGBTQIAAQ identities.

Library

Reference Associates

Contact: Susan Hoang and Danya Leebaw, x4266, x5179

Applications due: TBA
Interview dates: TBA
Decisions made by: TBA

Off-campus study is not permitted.
Standard student work pay

The Reference & Instruction Interns work closely with the Reference & Instruction librarians on project work, research, and developing instructional materials. They will spend some time shadowing librarians at the Research/IT desk, and after sufficient training and mentoring, may provide reference services at the desk to extend our Research/IT service.

Responsibilities:Create, update, and maintain online tutorials and research guidesHelp with preparing for classesAssist in assessment projectsProvide usability testing Develop shared materials for collaboration with St. OlafHelp evaluate resourcesOther projects as needed

Office of Intercultural & International Life

OIIL Peer Leader

Contact: Michael Hodges, x4014

Applications due: April 2, 2015 (if gone Spring Term, submit by February 23, 2015)
Interview dates: April 6 - April 17
Decisions made by: April 21, 2015

Application link: http://apps.carleton.edu/campus/intercultural/connections/
Off-campus study is not permitted.
Position is paid standard student work rate.

OIIL Peer Leaders will serve as mentors to new students and are required to arrive on campus a few days prior to International Student Orientation for training. OIIL Peer Leaders will attend ISO and New Student Week events, and meet with their mentees throughout the academic year. Stipend, housing and food will be covered during ISO and NSW.

OIIL Peer Leaders plan and organize events, and create and maintain an open and accessible environment. OIIL Peer Leaders serve as liaisons between first-year students of color and International students and the academic, social, and cultural support services on campus and throughout Northfield.  OIIL Peer Leaders may apply to live in Stimson House, the Intercultural Center

Residential Life

Resident Assistant (RA)                  

Contact: Kari Scheurer or Amy Sillanpa, x4072

Applications due: noon on Feb. 27, 2015 (if gone Spring Term ‘15, please apply by February 13, 2015 and email reslife@carleton.edu)
Interview dates: March 31 and April 1, 2015
Decisions made by: April 22, 2015  (acceptances due April 29, 2015)

Application link:  https://apps.carleton.edu/student/housing/staff/how_ra/application/
Full contract: $2,758 room subsidy & $3,000 stipend.  
Off-campus study is permitted.

Act as a resource person for 20-40 students on a residence hall floor or in a campus house.   Perform many functions including: community development and education, peer advisor, role model, crisis manager, and administrative assistant.

Resident Assistants are provided with opportunities to enhance and acquire skills in areas such as: interpersonal communication, organization and time management, group/educational programming facilitation, conflict resolution, and leadership development.

More information, a complete job description and applications are available online at: go.carleton.edu/BeAnRA

Student Wellness Advocate (SWA)

Contact: Pat Gordon, pgordon / X4500; or Sarah Weiler, sweiler / 4093

Applications and resume due: April 6, 2015   
Interview dates: April 13-17, 2015 (offers will be made April 22; acceptances due April 29)

If you will be gone Spring Term 2015, please email Pat or Sarah no later than March 2, 2015 so we can set up an interview prior to your departure.

Off-campus study is permitted; paid position. 

SWAs plan and facilitate workshops, table at Sayles/Rec Center, provide health related information campaigns, and coordinate the Winter Health Fair. These programs and many others focus on physical health, mental health, sexual health, and substance use. Fall training is mandatory for all SWAs; it takes place during the two weeks leading up to the first day of classes Fall Term.  

For more information about applying to be a SWA, check out the website here: https://apps.carleton.edu/campus/swa/apply/.

 

Student Activities Office

Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB), Program Assistants

Contact: Noah Laack-Veeder, x7681

Applications and resume due:March 6, 2015
Interview dates: April 6-10, 2015
Decisions made by: April 13, 2015

Application Link:
Off-campus study is permitted.
Up to 10 hours per week, paid.
Mandatory training paid. 

Program Assistants help create involvement opportunities for students outside the classroom by providing a variety of social, educational, and recreational opportunities designed to enhance campus life throughout the academic year.  By so doing, Program Assistants enrich the value of a Carleton education by engaging, supporting and inspiring all students to become active members of their community. 

All Program Assistants lead a specific programmatic interest area (e.g. Music & Dance, Art & Film, NSW, The Cave, etc.), receive an operating budget and manage a group of student volunteers.  Collectively, Program Assistants form the Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB) and serve as a student voice for activities and special events at Carleton.  Additionally, Program Assistants assist a few hours each week with staffing the Student Activities Office in support of other Carleton students, staff, and faculty.  All Program Assistants have flexible hours, however some night and weekend hours are required. 

In addition to receiving monetary compensation for their service and leadership, Program Assistants are asked to work with their supervisor in developing desired learning outcomes for their position.  Through this process, Program Assistants fine tune what they hope to learn from their experience and develop an action plan to achieve their goals.  By complementing what students learn in the classroom, these positions provide a wide range of opportunities for students to grow developmentally, emotionally, and socially, with a better understanding of self and others, as part of a larger, global community.

New Student Week (NSW), Program Assistants

Contact: Sarah Wojnicki, x4462

Applications and resume due:March 6, 2015
Interview dates: April 6-10, 2015
Decisions made by: April 13, 2015

Application Link:
Off-campus study is not permitted.
Up to 40 hours per week, paid.
Mandatory training paid. 

NSW Program Assistants work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students in creating an exciting, educational, and memorable NSW experience for all participants. Collectively, these individuals share a common desire to assist and welcome new students during their transition to Carleton. NSW Program Assistants help coordinate the efforts of NSW Leaders and work full-time throughout the summer to help prepare for New Student Week. In addition to working with NSW, Program Assistants will coordinate programming opportunities for students staying on campus throughout the summer. These experiences may include Twins games, trips to the Mall of America, and other on or off-campus events. No off-campus study permitted during the summer.

All Program Assistants lead a specific programmatic interest area (e.g. Music & Dance, Art & Film, NSW, The Cave, etc.), receive an operating budget and manage a group of student volunteers.  Collectively, Program Assistants form the Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB) and serve as a student voice for activities and special events at Carleton.  Additionally, Program Assistants assist a few hours each week with staffing the Student Activities Office in support of other Carleton students, staff, and faculty.  All Program Assistants have flexible hours, however some night and weekend hours are required. 

In addition to receiving monetary compensation for their service and leadership, Program Assistants are asked to work with their supervisor in developing desired learning outcomes for their position.  Through this process, Program Assistants fine tune what they hope to learn from their experience and develop an action plan to achieve their goals.  By complementing what students learn in the classroom, these positions provide a wide range of opportunities for students to grow developmentally, emotionally, and socially, with a better understanding of self and others, as part of a larger, global community.

New Student Week (NSW) Leader Volunteer Position
Contact: Sarah Wojnicki, x4462

Applications and resume due: April 3, 2015
Interview dates: April 20-21, 2015
Decisions made by: April 24, 2015

Application Link:
Not a paid position.
Mandatory training paid. 

New Student Week Leaders assist with various aspects of New Student Week, such as leading small group discussions, providing campus tours, and serving as a positive role model for new students as they transition to life at Carleton. These energetic and resourceful student leaders work collaboratively in welcoming the incoming class and ensuring that the New Student Week experience is exciting and beneficial for all participants. In addition to providing an invaluable service to the incoming class, NSW Leaders further develop their leadership skills and become more aware of the many involvement opportunities and resources available to Carleton students.

Note: This volunteer position requires a 10-day commitment from September 3 - September 13, 2015. On-campus housing and meals are provided for those for those scheduled to live on-campus fall term 2015Off-campus study is not permitted during training or New Student Week.

Summer Academic Programs

Program/Community Assistant

Contact: Amanda Williams, x4038

Applications due: Thursday, April 9, 2015
Interview dates: April 11-16, 2015
Decisions made by: April 17, 2015

Application link: go.carleton.edu/summer/employment
Off-campus study is not permitted.
Compensation is $4200 plus room & board.

The Office of Summer Academic Programs hosts about 1,500 people each summer at Carleton College, including high school teachers, college students from Japan, high school students, and conference attendees. We provided administrative support and event supervision to the many programs running on campus, including housing, staffing, arrival/departure coordination, event coordination, and program materials production. We welcome applicants who are friendly, cooperative, resourceful, enthusiastic, organized. This position is open to current Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors. Freshman who are alumni of a Carleton Summer Program are also encouraged to apply.

Research Assistant

Contact: Amanda Williams, x4038

Applications due: Thursday, April 20, 2015
Interview dates: TBD
Decisions made by: TBD

Application link: go.carleton.edu/summer/employment
Off-campus study is not permitted.
Paid position with room & board

This spring the following programs will be looking for summer research assistants: Language and Global Issues Summer Institute, Summer Quantitative Reasoning Institute, Carleton Summer Science Institute, Summer Computer Science Institute, Summer Writing Program, and the Summer Humanities Institute. The positions are paid with summer room & board during the duration of the Program/Institute.

Sustainability

Sustainability Assistants

Contact: Martha Larson, x7893

Applications due: TBA
Interview dates: TBA
Decisions made by: TBA

Application Link: http://apps.carleton.edu/sustainability/about/sta/
Off-campus study is permitted.
5-10 hours per week, paid.

Sustainability Assistants carry out campus-wide sustainability initiatives and serve as a resource for the Carleton community. STAs report to Carleton's Manager of Campus Energy and Sustainability and work out of the STA office (aka "the STA-ffice") in the Facilities Building. Positions are part-time (5 hrs/wk) or full-time (10 hrs/wk) and focus on 1-2 specific areas (water, food, waste, energy, transportation, etc.) and all STAs assist with planning major events like Green Wars and Earth Week.

TRIO/SSS

TRIO/Student Support Services Peer Leader

Contact: Keri Asp, x7989
Applications due: April 6,2015
Interview dates: April 6-21, 2015
Decisions made by: April 22, 2015


Applications available for TRIO students only. Please contact Keri for information.

Standard student salary for the upcoming 2015-2016 academic year

Off-Campus Study allowed during Winter or Spring term

The Carleton College TRIO/Student Support Services (TRIO/SSS) program is federally funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The mission of the TRIO/SSS program is to assist participants in overcoming social, cultural, financial, personal, academic, and other challenges to fully participate in the life of the college and ultimately achieve the goal of graduation.

TRIO students are eligible to apply for a peer leader position for the 2015-2016 year. Applicants are required:

To be in good academic standing

To be active in the Carleton Community

TRIO/SSS Peer Leaders are student leaders who represent the TRIO community. The TRIO/SSS Peer Leader position is a ten-hour a week commitment for three terms (fall, winter, and spring; study abroad permitted during winter or spring term). TRIO Peer Leaders are required to:

-Serve as a mentor to TRIO first-year students (mentees)

-Be involved in TRIO/SSS activities

-Be present at weekly group meetings

-Attend mandatory training sessions

-Plan/implement TRIO community-building events

-Plan and engage the campus community in a topic about socioeconomic issues each term (i.e., Class Act)

-Collaborate across campus departments and with other peer leaders to raise awareness about TRIO and socioeconomic issues and to offer joint programming