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Administrative Intern - Sexual Violence Response

Sexual Violence Response

Position Title: Administrative Intern, Sexual Violence Response & Rape Crisis/Anti-Violence Support Center (SVR)

Schedule: Flexible 15-20 hours/week Monday-Friday during business hours of operation 9:00am-6:00pm (Lerner Hall) or 9:00am – 5:00pm (Bard Hall at CUMC)

Start Date: Summer/Fall of 2017

Location: Sexual Violence Response (Morningside Campus OR Columbia Medical Center)

Pay Rate: $15.00 per hour

Position Description:

Administrative Interns provide office coverage and support with administrative tasks and special projects.  Interns respond to student walk-ins and phone calls and direct individuals to the appropriate resources. Mandatory crisis response training is required.  


  • Direct students seeking services to appropriate staff and resources
  • Answer the main office line to direct callers to appropriate resources
  • Refer employees and students interested in learning more about SVR to the appropriate staff member
  • Assist with administrative tasks and projects as assigned
  • Plan and assist with awareness events and other SVR relate events throughout the year
  • Maintain confidentiality to the level of SVR protocol (including written and printed materials)
  • Adhere to SVR and Columbia Health policies, procedures and protocols


  • Current  graduate student at Columbia University in good judicial and academic standing
  • Must be able to commit a minimum of 15 hours per week
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to follow through with assigned tasks and commitments
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Strong understanding of sexual violence and relationship violence (preferred)
  • Ability to work well in a high-stress environment and comfortable interacting with students in crisis
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse environment with a commitment to social justice practice

To Apply:

Email cover letter, resume, preferred work location (Lerner Hall or CUMC) and anticipated availability to:

By submitting an application for this position, you grant SVR permission to perform a judicial and academic standing check with your school/institution. Positions are open until filled.

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Go Ask Alice! Information Specialist

Alice! Health Promotion

Alice! is now actively recruiting for an Information Specialist to gather facts, resources, and the latest research findings for the Go Ask Alice! health Q&A Internet resource. Minimum qualifications include: strong research, along with written and verbal communication skills. Ability to translate complex concepts into everyday language, familiarity with health and science and ability to work with sensitive health-related content is preferred. Must be able to work in both independent and team-oriented settings. Role may also include clerical work and customer service as needed.

The selected student must be available to work 10 hours per week in the Alice! Health Promotion office, between 9am and 5pm M-F.  To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter via email at

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