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Summer Internship – Professional Development Opportunity, Unpaid

General Summary
Interns will gain professional development experience while working in a social justice setting at Western Michigan University. The internship program will focus on outcomes-based program planning, organizational partnership development and community outreach.

Major Duties:

  • The incumbent must have the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds especially those of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and ally community
  • The incumbent will assist with program development and implementation, produce reports and other internal and external written communication as needed
  • The incumbent will be expected to work with community agencies and various Western Michigan University campus departments to support education and outreach programs
  • The incumbent will be expected to provide some administrative and general office support including, but not limited to: answering phone calls, greeting clients, and directing clients and calls to appropriate agents


  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • General office experience preferred
  • Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Document Submission:
Please submit a cover letter and resume via email to or via mail to:

Jennifer Hsu, Coordinator
Office of LBGT Student Services
1903 W. Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

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This internship may also qualify for independent study course credit. Interested students should contact an academic advisor for more information.

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Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay & Transgender Student Services
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5363 USA
(269) 387-2123 | (269) 387-2554 Fax