Employment Opportunities

2024-2025 Positions

Social Justice Leadership Internship


2024-2025 Social Justice Leadership Internship: If you are an undergraduate Illinois student with a passion for supporting student success through workshops, trainings, tabletop games, social media, and would like to work to promote an inclusive campus community, this is the position for you! 

Job Duties 

  • Promote a welcoming and inclusive environment at DSJE physical, virtual, and satellite spaces for students, staff, faculty, and community members. 
  • Design, develop, and implement new & existing programs on diversity, equity, and inclusion for undergraduate students.
  • Respond to campus requests for workshops on diversity, equity, and inclusion together with fellow Social Justice Leadership Interns. 
  • Attend and support regular DSJE programming and workshops, especially Friday’s Conversation Café, which may include assisting with set up, and clean up, food service, and welcoming guests.
  • Coordinate, post, and distribute flyers, pamphlets, and bulletin board passive programming at key campus partners and community centers. 
  • Plan, develop, and support content for social media and newsletter to improve student and community engagement with DSJE programs, events, and activities. 
  • Record, track, and report, accurately and regularly, on analytics related to social media, marketing, and outreach efforts. 
  • Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings, supervisory meetings, and professional development sessions. 
  • Must be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4pm-5pm, Fridays from 11:30am-1pm, and a couple hours of evening work every week.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workstation and shared spaces within the DSJE and satellite spaces, which may include sanitizing surfaces and discarding rubbish. 
  • Other duties as assigned 


  • Time Commitment: up to 12 hours a week 
  • Pay rate: $14.00/hour 
  • Start Date: August 2024 
  • End Date: May 2025 

To Apply 

Applications are closed. Please come back in early spring 2025 to find out more.




I-Connect Student Peer Educators


I-Connect Student Peer Educators: We will be hiring I-Connect Student Peer Educators for our Spring 2025 Workshops. These experiential trainings are designed to help incoming students embrace differences and recognize shared experiences to build a welcoming and engaged campus community.     

Job Duties

  • Promote practices of diversity, inclusion, and belonging on our campus. 
  • Participate in the I-Connect facilitator training program, intimately familiarizing yourself with the program contents and developing a well-rounded understanding of core concepts. 
  • Facilitate I-Connect workshops to first-year students as a peer educator.
  • Foster an inclusive and welcoming environment in which all students feel safe to engage with the workshop contents. 
  • Provoke thoughtful dialogue among students as they interact with the course materials.
  • Remain calm and collected when handling disruptive behaviors, and know when to reach out to a supervisor for aid in handling them. 
  • Respond to student questions during workshops and use them as an opportunity to springboard deeper discussions. 
  • Attend and participate in weekly roundtable meetings, and 1:1’s with your supervisor, providing ongoing feedback and assessment of program outcomes.
  • Work efficiently in a remote role and maintain the ability to troubleshoot technical issues, and other issues associated with remote learning, as they arise.


  • Must be an undergraduate student who has already completed I-Connect their first year on campus
  • Time Commitment: Up to 9 hours a week
  • Availability to work remotely from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Pay rate: $14.00/hour 
  • Start Date: Mandatory training in January 2025, Work sessions begin February 02, 2025
  • End Date: April 25, 2025

To Apply 

Submit a completed application online, which includes the question, “What personal and/or professional experiences prepare you for this position with Diversity & Social Justice Education?” 

Applications are closed. Please come back in early fall 2024 to find out more.