DEADLINES:
Spring: October 15
Summer: February 15
Fall: March 15
 

 

 

Office Description:

 

Above all else, our most important pursuit is the academic success of our STUDENT-Athletes.  Our professional staff assists our Student-Athletes with the transition from high school to college setting.  We provide an environment that is conducive to/fosters learning and partner with our Student-Athletes.  This environment challenges them to grow intellectually and guides them to their interest and areas where they can excel. 

 

Internship:

 

Interns will have the opportunity to shadow an advisor in their day-to-day responsibilities including providing academic support and the monitor and tracking of NCAA eligibility.  Other responsibilities include reviewing transcripts, orientation with Student-Athletes who are incoming freshmen or transfer students, and reviewing reports.  Interns may also have the chance to participate in the life skills program as well as assist with coordination of the Student Advisory Committee, guest speakers, and community service.  Confidentiality is of the utmost importance as well as attention to detail in research and numbers and the ability to communicate with people.

 

Contact: Jennifer Burkhart, Academic Advisor, burkhajj@jmu.edu