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Hobart and William Smith Colleges Job Title: Admissions Summer Intern in Geneva, New York

Job Title: Admissions Summer Intern


Summer 2021

Total Positions Available


Job Location



Ian Gregory-Davis


$12.50 per hour

Start Date

May 17, 2021

End Date

August 20, 2021

Hours Per Week

Hours may vary - up to 30 hours per week

Job Responsibilities

A Summer Intern in the HWS Office of Admissions will experience a variety of responsibilities, including marketing and promoting Hobart and William Smith by being a tour guide and helping to coordinate on-campus or virtual events such as Open Houses. These students will introduce the Colleges’ campus, curriculum, and programs to prospective students and their families. The summer intern may also be assigned general office tasks such as answering phones, running errands, special projects and helping with mass mailings. All interns are expected to assist with special events, including weekend programs. RESPONSIBILITIES CAN INCLUDE: Marketing Hobart and William Smith Colleges by communication through email, phone, social media, and traditional mailings Touring prospective students and families around campus (in person or over Zoom), answering questions and helping with requests Providing students with information and assistance regarding admissions application procedures and timelines, and establishing a continuum of personalized communication with prospective candidates Assisting with outreach to prospective students Participating in on-campus or virtual admissions events Assisting staff with regional and functional duties as requested Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications: The Applicant must: Have a strong customer service orientation: positive, helpful, resourceful Demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to unique social, cultural, and economic circumstances of students Demonstrate a firm knowledge of the Colleges’ educational philosophy and mission Be highly reliable (at work on-time or call in advance) Be flexible and adaptable Be able to work independently (minimal on-site supervision) Be familiar with HWS campus, programs, services, departments, etc. Preferred Qualifications: At least 1 semester of residency at HWS Energetic, positive attitude Experience in sales Demonstrate a genuine desire to help others: people friendly, respectful, willing to go the extra mile to help folks find answers to questions, give accurate directions.


Cover letter and Resume due by 5 p.m. on April 5, 2021

Review of applications will begin immediately. You may be contacted by the hiring supervisor for additional information.

Interested applicants are to submit a cover letter and resume using our application service Interfolio at the following link:

An interview will be required.

If you have any questions about using Interfolio, please email or call the Office of Human Resources at 315-781-3312.

Once hired, students must be authorized to work any job on campus by completing the Form I-9 and tax withholding forms. Please contact Human Resources at ext. 3312 or by email to ensure that your forms are complete.