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CLD Internships & Assistantships

Why work for CLD?

The Career & Leadership Development Department offers many resume-building employment opportunities for students of all ages and skill levels. Working for CLD offers students a unique opportunity to earn money while developing skills that will help them both during and after college. The department hires around 30 student employees every year, including 20 interns. Interns are hired on a yearly basis in a variety of areas including:

  • Marketing
  • Community Service
  • Professional Development
  • Involvement
  • Multicultural Organizations and Events
  • Greek Community
  • Finance
  • and more!

Join us for a unique opportunity to work for a fun department that provides opportunities for professional and personal development!

How to Apply

Find the internship that is right for you!  Career & Leadership Development hires interns semi-annually. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay updated on when we are hiring and our postitions.


Why work for the UC and CLD?

Together, we provide a comprehensive Graduate Assistantship experience. Approximately five graduate assistants are hired annually, each working in a specialized area. Positions are approximately 20 hours per week.

This year's open positions includ:

  • Graduate Assistant - Marketing and Events  

    Work with the Homecoming Steering Committee and Special Project Interns to implement campus wide programs. Supervise marketing interns in implementing social media and other marketing initiatives.

  • Graduate Assistant - Service  

    Supervise the Warhawk Ambassador program including training and scheduling. Assist with creation and implementation of department sponsored community service initiatives including Make a Difference Day. Promote service opportunities to UW-Whitewater students.  Assist with the supervision of Involvement Interns and management of the Student Involvement Office’s service delivery.

  • Graduate Assistant - Roberta's Art Gallery  

    Supervise 6-8 student employees in the management and promotion of Roberta’s Art Gallery. Work with supervisor regarding exhibits and specialized art programs in both Roberta’s Art Gallery as well as Old Main Lane. 

  • Graduate Assistant - Reservations  

    Supervise student employees in managing facility reservations for both the University Center and non-academic use of classrooms across campus. Participate in policy and procedure development for UC Reservations. Assist with communications among Setup Crew and Building Managers to facilitate transparent and smooth transitions between shifts.

How to Apply

Applying for a Graduate Assistantship at UW-Whitewater includes applying directly to the department you wish to work for (search for open positions in Career & Leadership Development and the University Center through as well as through the School of Graduate Studies. Visit for details.

Applications are generally available for Career & Leadership Development positions early in the Spring Semester, with positions filled by May.  For the 2021-2022 academic year, applications are now avaialble at and due by April 9th.

Career Services & UC Student Activities & Involvement


University Center 146
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI  53190

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday:
8:00AM - 5:00PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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