Transfer Scholars Initiative (TSI) Intern

Position Description

TSI welcomes high-achieving NJ community college students to enroll in a Princeton-accredited summer academic program, where they take two courses and benefit from a robust co-curricular program designed to facilitate students' transfer to selective four-year colleges and universities. The TSI Intern would support the planning and execution of our suite of academic and co-curricular programs, provide logistical support, help collect and later assess program data, and engage with students in a variety of ways. The Intern would work with the full Transfer/Veteran/Nontraditional Student Programs team, and benefit from meeting the full EBCAO staff, our campus partners, and potentially connect with our 2-year and 4-year partner schools. As appropriate and useful, the TSI Intern would be welcome to participate in TSI programming that might facilitate their future goals.


Apply By April 22nd 11:59 PM EDT.


Internship Position

Program Intern


Maximum Number of Positions



Supervising Mentor

Dr. Keith Shaw, Director of Transfer 

Queenie Reda, TSI Outreach Program Associate 


Skills You Will Need to Begin This Position

  • Strong communication skills
  • Empathy
  • Desire to work with diverse community college population
  • Desire to learn academic and co-curricular programming in higher ed
  • Flexibility to work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Good judgment for when to escalate concerns to appropriate staff member
  • Strong organizational skills.


Skills You Will Develop

  • Assisting in academic and co-curricular programming
  • Logistics and program organization
  • Public speaking
  • Working with diverse identities
  • Tracking and assessing program data
  • Student mentorship


Careers Related to This Internship

  • Student programming in higher ed, transferable to a variety of populations.



  • This internship welcomes all eligible applicants, including RISE and Mountainview Community students.


Materials Needed to Apply

  1. A cover letter addressing: 
    1. Why you would be interested in supporting TSI's Transfer Scholars, what skills you think would be most applicable to the work, and what skills you would most hope to cultivate by joining the program.

2. Candidates selected as finalists should be available for a brief conversation via Zoom.


Contact Information 

Should you have questions or concerns about this internship, please reach out to Dr. Keith Shaw or Queenie Reda

Apply By April 22nd 11:59 PM EDT.