Puget Sound students who serve as Program Assistants will work closely with faculty, students, staff and possibly community partners to coordinate experiential learning opportunities, develop reflection activities and assignments, and support faculty.
Applicants should have provided significant volunteer service, worked in an on-or off-campus job in a professional office, worked for a nonprofit organization or the equivalent. Strong candidates for this position should have excellent organization and communication skills, flexibility in hours, ability to maintain confidentiality, and a willingness to learn and contribute to conversations with other Program Assistants.
Program Assistants work individually as well as with a team (which may include regular university staff members, faculty, community partners, and other student staff members) to develop and implement successful experiential learning opportunities for Puget Sound students. Program Assistants additionally follow instructions and guidelines set up by the Experiential Learning at Puget Sound leadership team and support other Program Assistants.
Specific duties will include the following:
Depending on the assignment, specific duties may also include the following:
In addition to monetary compensation, serving as a Program Assistant offers students personal development opportunities that contribute to their set of valuable career skills. The list below is a starting point, not a total summary, of every possible benefit of joining our team.
As a Program Assistant you may:
We are not accepting applications for Program Assistants at this time, but when we are, an application will be available on this page. Check back often!