About this Job

The Intersessions office mission is to provide support for SMU students and faculty participating in Intersessions courses (Jan Term, May Term, June-July Sessions). Intersessions student workers assist with student recruiting, social media, website maintenance, event staffing, and other communications with students, faculty, and staff. With this position, there may be opportunity for Summer employment (though this is not required).


  • Assisting staff with administrative duties such as:
    • Answering student, parent, and staff questions about Intersessions programs
    • Managing spreadsheets
    • Preparing promotional materials and distributing them across campus
    • Other projects as assigned
  • Assisting staff with marketing initiatives, which may include:
    • Participating in weekly marketing meetings
    • Editing text and/or graphics for advertisements
    • Maintaining social media and website
    • Helping with promotional events outside of the office
  • Assisting with special projects and providing other services as assigned by Intersessions staff


  • Should be reliable, organized, energetic, and comfortable communicating with others verbally, in messages, and face-to-face
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Minimum CGPA: 3.0
  • Must be available to work 10-20 hours a week
  • Availability to work Monday through Friday during business hours (8:30am – 5pm)
  • Must be available to work on-campus at times. (Some projects can be worked on remotely.)


  • Undergraduate student eligible for Federal Work Study
  • Student with valid driver’s license
  • Some availability to work between 11am-2pm
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat
  • Experience in video production/editing
  • Students studying or having experience in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, or Graphic Design are encouraged to apply

Interested applicants should visit https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/4328817 (non-work student study) or https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/4329308 (work-student study) to complete an application before February 9, 2021.

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact Leann Isaacs or Maeve Skidmore by emailing intersessions@smu.edu.