Join our Team!

Each school year, Student Involvement welcomes undergraduate and graduate students to participate in professional development opportunities within our office that can enhance academic programs, provide a real-world work environment, develop skills and knowledge, and much more.   Detailed information on the different opportunities can be found below.

If you are interested in placement within our office, please call the Student Involvement Center at 559.278.2741, email Eddie Dominguez at eddominguez@csufresno.edu, or stop by the office in the USU room 306.  We are always more than happy to schedule an informational meeting to discuss positions in further detail.

Graduate Assistantships

Student Involvement offers assistantships for graduate students attending Fresno State as well as for students that have graduated from other accredited universities and colleges.  Assistantships are typically offered within the following programs: Leadership, USU Productions, Club Sports, Greek Life, and general programming/coordination. 

Appointments are generally 20 hours per week and offered per academic year (9 months).  Recruitment for graduate assistantships typically begins in the spring semester for the following school year.

When you become part of the Student Involvement graduate assistantship program, you will:

Develop…
  • Have the opportunity to develop new and existing projects, which may include event design, marketing, digital signage, graphics, and/or surveys. This involves describing a concept, engaging in discussion of how it is to be supported and what it should look like, and creating the project accordingly.
  • Be able to enjoy a flexible environment in which you can create and develop programs, make observations and evaluations, and provide recommendations that will immediately impact Student Involvement.
  • Ensure the continuity of program quality and creativity while allowing for adaptability and growth.
  • Be able to directly advise and guide students, emphasizing student development in all programs, learning outcomes, and objectives.
Learn…
  • Gain understanding of the higher education organizational structure and context of the institution.
  • Be able to see how programs and services connect to the University as well as the community.
  • Develop skills and knowledge in specific content areas.
  • Be able to work with and understand people better through interaction with diverse student groups.
Grow…
  • Demonstrate and practice ethical decision making.
  • Be able to apply multicultural understanding to the development and redesign of programs for diverse student populations.
  • Learn to work self-sufficiently and flexibly.    
We are committed to providing…
  • A professional work/learning environment that includes:
  • Appropriate work space and office equipment
  • Access to resources, including Student Involvement staff and the campus faculty and staff community.
  • Attendance to committee, staff, and/or planning meetings.
  • An excellent staff that will provide mentorship and guidance.
  • Ongoing evaluation, feedback and support throughout the internship experience.
  • Professional development opportunities such as: workshops, webinars, resource material, professional associations, networking.
  • An environment with high expectations for professional behavior, including reliability, confidentiality, and the willingness and interest to grow personally and professionally. Thus, our graduate assistants are treated as professionals and are expected to perform accordingly.

Internships

Student Involvement offers internships for students attending Fresno State as well as for students from other accredited universities and colleges.  Many students intern with our office to fulfill academic requirements that lead to graduation. 

Internship positions are filled each semester, usually depending on the student's academic program needs. Because internships can have such variability and may include several program areas, we are more than happy to design an internship for a student.   

Internships can range from quarter time (160 hours per semester) all the way up to full time (600 hours per semester), and are offered per academic year (9 months). Internships are unpaid for academic credit.

When you become part of the Student Involvement internship program, you will:

Develop…
  • Have the opportunity to contribute to new and existing Student Involvement programs. This involves describing a concept, engaging in discussion of how it is to be supported and what it should look like.
  • Ensure the continuity of program quality and creativity while allowing for adaptability and growth.
  • Be able to directly advise and guide students, emphasizing student development in all programs, learning outcomes, and objectives.
Learn…
  • Gain understanding of the higher education organizational structure and context of the institution.
  • Be able to see how programs and services connect to the University as well as the community.
  • Develop skills and knowledge in specific content areas.
  • Be able to work with and understand people better through interaction with diverse student groups.
Grow…
  • Demonstrate and practice ethical decision making.
  • Be able to apply multicultural understanding to the development and redesign of programs for diverse student populations.
  • Learn to work self-sufficiently and flexibly.
We are committed to providing…
  • A professional work/learning environment that includes:
  • Appropriate work space and office equipment
  • Access to resources, including Student Involvement staff and the campus faculty and staff community.
  • Attendance to committee, staff, and/or planning meetings when appropriate.
  • An excellent staff that will provide mentorship and guidance.
  • Ongoing evaluation, feedback and support throughout the internship experience.
  • An environment with high expectations for professional behavior, including reliability, confidentiality, and the willingness and interest to grow personally and professionally. Thus, our interns are treated as professionals and are expected to perform accordingly.