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Academic Affairs Intern
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State of Indiana | Indianapolis, IN
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Job Description

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana's communities every day.

Commission for Higher Education

The Commission for Higher Education plans and coordinates Indiana's state supported system of postsecondary education. The Commission reviews appropriation requests from the institutions, administers the state financial aid program, and oversees the board for proprietary education. As a coordinating body, the Commission forms partnerships with multiple constituencies to promote access to and affordability of postsecondary education. The Commission for Higher Education consists of a fourteen-member governing board appointed by the Governor and a full-time professional staff. The Commission for Higher Education offices are located in downtown Indianapolis and public meetings take place across the state.

This is a paid Internship at $12.00/hour.

About the Internship

The Commission for Higher Education seeks motivated college students for various internship opportunities. Interns will be provided free parking at state facilities, project ownership, and rewarding résumé building experiences. The Commission offers a flexible schedule (between the hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday) for individuals who are busy with classes and work.

A day in the life


* Compare entries in the Academic Program Inventory (API) with program names referenced on all institutional websites (public, private non-profit, and private for-profit sectors) and document inconsistencies and ease in locating the programs on the website
* Identify program inconsistencies between the Credential Engine Registry data and the API, including links to the institutional website
* Cross check institutional websites with information listed on the Commission's TransferIN website, documenting inconsistencies and missing information, and evaluating the user experience
* Investigate how Indiana online programs are being presented to out-of-state students


* Document and present completed research


* Assist with logistics and planning of meetings/convenings
* Provide support with set-up, materials, and anticipate staff needs in preparation for meetings

What we're looking for

* Student must currently be enrolled in an accredited bachelor's or graduate program, student is responsible for

providing the necessary documentation if receiving credit for the experience.

* Able to multi-task on multiple projects
* Strong organizational and communication skills, including writing
* Flexible
* Attention to detail
* Ability to work well in a dynamic team setting
* Advanced skills in Excel a plus

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer