Advisory Board Internship

Penn State University

Penn State New Kensington
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open until filled
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Penn State New Kensington
Chancellor's Office


This position provides strategic recommendations and support to the Penn State New Kensington Advisory Board. Reporting directly to the Chancellor, the individual will assist with research and special projects as assigned by the Advisory Board. They will assist in the coordination and planning of the periodic Advisory Board meetings. As the board’s intern, you will get an inside look at how business professionals advise the Chancellor and be able to network with board members. The Advisory Board is continuously trying to improve. To help accomplish this you will research, assess and make recommendations on how the board can increase its effectiveness. To help enhance our brand on campus, you will provide feedback to develop an Advisory Board website or other communication tools. As board intern you will integrate yourself into quarterly and ad hoc board meetings to understand current developments and their status. The intern should be a self-starter, able to work with minimal guidance and able to bring fresh ideas for improvement to the board. Relevant tasks include the following: Board Enhancement - complete a research project on how Chancellors from other campuses are advised by their Advisory boards. Analyze other advisory boards structure and procedures, compare them to our board and provide recommendations for improvements. Guide the organization of an Advisory Board webpage and other social media as appropriate and work with PSNK IT staff to implement. Board Meetings - fully understand and be able to report on board and subcommittee initiatives and their status. Assist with scheduling general board and subcommittee meetings, while communicating meeting times, dates, and agendas to board members. Develop a board/guest/speaker schedule and manage logistics. Relationship Building - enhance relationships between the board and campus by working with student representatives, such as the President of the Student Government Association. Develop and execute an initiative to assess and improve the Advisory Board. Responsible for Advisory Board website and social media content. Establish it as a viable and up to date method of communication and information for the board, campus, and public. Candidate must be at least a 3rd year student.

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