Student Interns

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Eberly College of Science
Science Diversity, Dean's Office


The Office of Science Diversity, in the Eberly College of Science, is seeking to hire student interns for Summer 2017 and/or the 2017-2018 academic year. The interns will help write and create profiles of faculty, staff and students who, for example, lead undergraduate research and education abroad, and other stories of successes and achievements that deserve to be shared with our community. Responsibilities may include interviewing students, staff and faculty; producing short stories, videos, and slides for digital displays, web sites, posted and social media (including Facebook and Twitter); attend meetings with the Assistant Dean and members of the Climate and Diversity Committee to generate and discuss ideas for profiles and communication mechanisms. There will also be many opportunities for interfacing with the college Communications Office. Excellent candidates for this internship will demonstrate attention to detail, be self-starters, have strong written and verbal communication skills, and possess strong interest in science education. These one-semester internships are open to qualified and enthusiastic Penn State students. Interns will be asked to work 5-15 hours week, depending on the project and student schedule, under the mentorship of multiple team members. To apply, please submit a current resume, cover letter, and a writing/video/photography sample(s), as appropriate. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions have been filled.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088