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Elsie Hillman Honors Scholars

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 07/13/2017
Working Title Elsie Hillman Honors Scholars
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Other
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking an Intern. This position is paid internship through the Elsie Hillman Civic Forum – Elsie Hillman Honors Scholars Program.

The goal of the Elsie Scholars program is to connect motivated and creative students with community partners for the purpose of developing original, student led civic engagement research or action projects that explore and address issues important to the community partner and reflect the passion and social commitment of the student. Through a structured and collaborative process the student will work closely with a university mentor(s) and the community agency to develop a project that will advance the goals and mission of community organization while developing leadership skills within. A key component of the internship is that the student will take a leadership role in both the development and execution of the research/action project. Although it is imperative that the work truly benefit and advance the community organization. The Elsie Hillman Civic Forum is committed to supporting the student both environmentally and academically so that they will be successful in producing outcomes that inform policy while increasing the community partner’s capacity to its work within the Pittsburgh region.

Job Requirements

Only students accepted into the program through a separate application process are eligible.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $10.00
Anticipated Number of Openings 9
Anticipated Hours per Week 10
Anticipated Weekly Schedule


Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location 710 Alumni Hall and community sites
Posting Number S-04989-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a University of Pittsburgh student or were you enrolled in the previous or upcoming semester?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

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