Be a Part of the Team

Are you interested in working with the Office of Equity & Title IX? The Office of Equity & Title IX is now accepting applications for Equity & Title IX Interns! Please read through the following material before submitting your application. The application information is at the bottom of this page. 

Intern Duties for the Office of Equity & Title IX 

Equity & Title IX Interns will work with the Office of Equity & Title IX to develop and present workshops/events for students and staff at the University of Redlands and to offer collaborations between our Office and staff and student organizations. The purpose of these events should be to educate and empower the campus community about the Office of Equity & Title IX, policy, procedures, support, and/or resources. Throughout the year, Equity & Title IX Interns will work to brand and promote the Office of Equity & Title IX through events such as bringing guest speakers to campus that speak to issues related to Title IX and/or Equity. Presentations, such as presenting to new students during New Student Orientation week, and educational programs that are typically smaller in nature and meant to focus on one specific topic or issue related to Title IX or Equity. All of these events are in an effort to keep the campus community informed regarding current issues related to Equity and Title IX policy, healthy relationships, affirmative consent, and other topics related to the Office of Equity & Title IX policy and procedures.  

As an Equity & Title IX Intern, you will also be asked to design and implement a project in your area of choosing that is focused around the Office of Equity & Title IX Policy and Procedure. This project is meant to span the entire semester. This project will be designed with feedback from the Director of Equity & Title IX Coordinator, Erica Moorer, and should be grounded in an area of passion or interest for you.  

Independent Study Opportunities with the Office of Equity & Title IX 

Undergraduate Students who are interested in applying to be an Equity & Title IX Intern can earn up to 4 credits a semester, via an Independent Study, for working with the Office of Equity & Title IX team (please note that 1 credit is equivalent to 40 hours of credit work). Similarly, any Graduate Students who are interested in applying to be an Equity & Title IX Intern can satisfy any Practicum Hours. Students seeking independent study will work with Director of Equity and Title IX Coordinator, Erica Moorer to identify a project and tasks that aligns with their major and contributes to the intern team.   

Through independent study you will gain several professional development skills. These include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Gain Public Presentation and Training Skills 
  • Learn How to Effectively Communicate and Work with a Team  
  • Gain and Improve on Leadership Skills 

Qualifications to Join the Equity & Title IX Team 

Equity & Title IX Interns or candidates for independent study/ fieldwork must have the following qualifications to be considered: 

  • Have a passion and interest in issues related to social justice, law, and policy work
  • Have awareness and interest in learning more about issues related to all types of sexual misconduct, harassment, and discrimination on and off campus and sharing that information with others
  • Ability to work effectively with the Office of Equity and Title IX team
  • Must be organized and self-motivated to accomplish assigned weekly tasks
  • Must be available to attend Equity & Title IX Intern training a week prior to starting the Spring 2021 semester (January 11th - 15th, 2021)
    • If online, training will be hosted via WebEx/Microsoft Teams. 
    • If in-person and you are planning to live on-campus, you will be allowed to move into your dorm before training begins. The Office of Equity & Title IX will cover the expenses of moving in and meals at the Irvine Commons prior to the start of the semester. 

To Apply: 

Before starting your application, please read through the Equity & Title IX Intern Description. This document details the opportunities within the Office of Equity & Title IX in detail. 

Application Requirements: 

  • One-page cover letter explaining why you are interested in working with the Office of Equity and Title IX team and what you believe you can learn from the experience. Please also explain some passion areas that you would be interested in expanding into a semester long project. For additional resources please review the Title IX website at https://sites.redlands.edu/titleixandequity/
    • Please specify in your cover letter what position interests you:  Brand/Marketing AmbassadorWorkshop CoordinatorFieldwork opportunities, or Independent Study 
  • Provide an updated resume  

Please turn in your application by Friday, November 6th, 2020 at 5pm to the Director of Equity and Title IX Coordinator, Erica Moorer, via email at erica_moorer@redlands.edu 

After reviewing your application, if you are determined to be a good match for the Equity & Title IX Intern position, then the Director of Equity &Title IX Coordinator, Erica Moorer, will schedule an interview to discuss your passion areas and ask some follow up questions. 

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