Job Description

Office Interns perform tasks crucial to the department’s functioning, including event planning, social media/communications, and the Norlin Scholar selection process. Interns learn what it means to work in a higher education context. Office Interns are hired, supervised and evaluated by the Office Manager. The term of employment is the academic year, from Fall through Spring semesters, typically for 4-8 hours/week around the intern's academic schedule. There may be mutiple positions available. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Reception--greet visitors, provide phone and front desk reception 
  • Event Planning--assist with all levels of event planning management including research event options and locations, track registration and dietary concerns, prepare event materials and participate in post-event review
  • Norlin Scholar Selection Process--assist in coordination of application and selection process
  • Social Media/Communications--write weekly digest, maintain listserv, and provide website maintenance
  • Office Accounting/Procurement--research and purchase office supplies and assist in procurement allocation processes
  • General office duties include email, mail, shredding, light cleaning and organization, filing, campus errands, etc. 

Job Qualifications

  • Current Norlin or CU Boettcher scholar
  • Excellent interpersonal and strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail 
  • Enthusiasm about working with students as well as planning and staffing events
  • Strong IT skills including facility with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 
  • Experience with website editing is preferred


Compensation is $15.00/hour.


Student interns are hired as Student Hourly and are not eligible for tuition remission. Work Study is used, if awarded and available, but not required for hire.

Benefits are limited, but include possible Student Retirement, and Sick Leave that accrues at a rate of 0.034 sick hours per every 1 hour worked. Additional information can be found here:

Students may also contact Benefits at

  • Phone: 303-860-4200, option 3
  • Toll-free: 1-855-216-7740, option 3
  • Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • Email:


If you are interested in applying for an Office Intern position, please email and request an application.