Duke University was created in 1924 through an indenture of trust by James Buchanan Duke. Today, Duke is regarded as one of America's leading research universities. Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke is positioned in the heart of the Research Triangle, which is ranked annually as one of the best places in the country to work and live. Duke has more than 15,000 students who study and conduct research in its 10 undergraduate, graduate and professional schools. With about 40,000 employees, Duke is the third largest private employer in North Carolina, and it now has international programs in more than 150 countries.
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions seeks to hire Interns to join our team of admissions professionals. The positions are full time, temporary employment opportunities that run from January 3 through April 24, 2023. Work hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.
The ideal candidate is outgoing and friendly with strong public speaking and organization skills. Interns will join a service-oriented, fast-paced environment and should be comfortable interacting with a wide variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds. They will assist with application processing and data updates. Interns may be the first point of contact for prospective students and their parents. Interns will assist with planning programs for admitted students and may be called upon to interact with faculty members and campus partners throughout the planning process. Depending on the applicant's prior experience, there will be opportunities for extended public speaking assignments, data analysis, social media content development, or other independent projects. Candidates should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and take pride showcasing Duke University to prospective undergraduate students, please consider applying.
Bachelor's degree, excellent writing and public speaking skills, high energy, ability to articulate the benefits of a broad-based liberal arts and science and engineering education are required. Fluency in Spanish and/or experience with social media and digital communications is desirable. Preference will be given to Duke graduates and or applicants with 1-3 years of prior college admissions experience who have an awareness of the needs of a highly selective, private research institution.
Position requires 1-2 occasional weekend commitments in April. Good judgment, strict confidentiality, and the ability to work collegially in a deadline-driven environment.
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