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STUDENT EMPLOYMENT - SyracuseCoE Innovation Programs Intern Position

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About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private research university, with over 14,000 full-time undergraduate and over 4,000 full¬time graduate students representing the 50 states and 124 foreign countries. Founded in 1870, it is home to 11 schools and colleges offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Human Services and Health Professions, Information Studies, Law, Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts. Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000 and offers many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, a symphony orchestra, professional regional theater, and numerous malls and movie theaters. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites and wineries along the Finger Lakes to biking trails along the Erie Canal. According to the latest edition of the Places Rated Almanac, Syracuse ranks in the top 10% of Best Places to Live.

EEOC

Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans

Syracuse University has a long history of veteran support through education, transition, and hiring. Syracuse University was ranked #1 in New York State and 17th in the nation at the end of 1947 in veteran enrollment as a result of participating in the Serviceman's Readjustment Act of 1944 - the original GI Bill. Today, SU is strongly committed to the Yellow Ribbon Program which is a provision of the Post 9/11 GI Bill to assist in tuition educational benefits and other support. In addition, SU provides a career path for veterans to become Syracuse University employees.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job # ST001769
Employer Syracuse University
Department Code 20028-6043
Department Syracuse Center for Excellence
Semester Full Year
Geographic Location Within 1 mile
Workstudy Type
Type of Students Accepted for this Position Any
Job Title STUDENT EMPLOYMENT - SyracuseCoE Innovation Programs Intern Position
Location 727 East Washington St, Syracuse
Hourly Rate $12 to $14
FLSA Status Non-exempt
Hours

20-35 hours per week. Flexible schedule within regular SU business hours, 8:30am – 5pm, M-F

Job Type STUDENT EMPLOYMENT
Campus Syracuse, NY
Job Description

SyracuseCoE seeks candidates to work as Intern with its Innovation Programs team, which supports SyracuseCoE Partner researchers and companies with a variety of programs and projects related to our core focus areas: high performance building, indoor environmental quality, and energy and water resources. The Intern will assist the team with the development of a weekly Funding Guide update for SyracuseCoE Partners and Researchers highlighting new funding opportunities available at the federal and state levels, as well as from non-profit organizations. In addition, the intern will support several staff members and faculty with the development of tasks related to ongoing programs and projects, including events, workshops, sponsored research projects, and development of project proposals. This position may be beneficial to students who are interested in pursuing careers in energy or environmental research organizations.

Responsibilities

To support Innovation Programs staff with various assignments, including but not limited to:
• Research on grant opportunities, identifying those with potential to match Partner interests for weekly outreach;
• Production of weekly outreach to Partner firms and researchers on grant opportunities of interest;
• Assistance to staff on sponsored research projects and/or proposals;
• Updates to databases of Partners and stakeholders; and
• Updates to content on SyracuseCoE web site, syracusecoe.syr.edu.

Required Qualifications

• Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel;
• Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with people at all levels of the organization, as well as with visitors from all levels of outside organizations/agencies;
• Good written communications skills;
• Ability to manage and prioritize multiple, competing tasks;
• Organized, with keen attention to detail;
• Ability to work both independently and in cooperation with others;
• Ability to understand/calculate capacity for new projects and ask for help when needed;
• Familiarity with and interest in environmental and/or energy issues; and
• Familiarity with WordPress and Adobe InDesign valued, though not required.

Job Specific Qualifications
Physical Requirements

none

Tools/Equipment
Job Posting Date 04/17/2017
Application Deadline 05/31/2017
Open Until Filled No
Priority Consideration 04/24/2017
Job Category STUDENT EMPLOYMENT
Message to Applicants

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private research university, with over 14,000 full-time undergraduate and over 4,000 full¬time graduate students representing the 50 states and 124 foreign countries. Founded in 1870, it is home to 11 schools and colleges offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Human Services and Health Professions, Information Studies, Law, Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts. Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000 and offers many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, a symphony orchestra, professional regional theater, and numerous malls and movie theaters. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites and wineries along the Finger Lakes to biking trails along the Erie Canal. According to the latest edition of the Places Rated Almanac, Syracuse ranks in the top 10% of Best Places to Live.

EEOC

Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans

Syracuse University has a long history of veteran support through education, transition, and hiring. Syracuse University was ranked #1 in New York State and 17th in the nation at the end of 1947 in veteran enrollment as a result of participating in the Serviceman's Readjustment Act of 1944 – the original GI Bill. Today, SU is strongly committed to the Yellow Ribbon Program which is a provision of the Post 9/11 GI Bill to assist in tuition educational benefits and other support. In addition, SU provides a career path for veterans to become Syracuse University employees.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List
  4. Writing Sample
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * At the time of employment, will you be an active SU or SUNY-ESF student enrolled in at least six (6) credits?
    • Yes
    • No
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