Shaw Center Leadership Intern Position Description
Leadership Interns work in partnership with professional staff to coordinate and administer all of the Shaw Center activities. Working at the Shaw Center prepares students to become active participants in their communities upon graduation. A student qualifies as a Leadership Intern by exhibiting a superior academic record, high levels of motivation, outstanding organizational skills, persistence, an ability to work with others, and leadership potential.
Literacy Leadership Intern
Students who work at the Shaw Center as Literacy Leadership Interns are directly involved in the administrative coordination and implementation of Shaw Center literacy initiatives. The position is opened only to Shaw Center literacy initiative participants who exemplify the values of the program and want to take on a leadership role in the administration of all the Shaw Center literacy initiatives.
SU Literacy Corps Council
The SU Literacy Corps Council, created during the fall of 2000, was designed to develop student leaders within the Literacy Corps Program. The Corps Council is a group of tutors who assist in the leadership and administration of the Literacy Corps. Members are selected via an application process and the size of the group varies depending on applicants’ leadership experiences. Members of the Corps Council assist with recruitment, training and implementation process of new tutors, as well as participate in special events such as the Success by Six Children’s Book Fest, Comstock KidFest and fund raising events for First Book-Syracuse University.