This paid internship is in honor of 1949 Illinois graduate Barbara Seaquist Williams whose dedication to volunteerism inspired countless. This position provides the opportunity for a student to work with the Champaign-Urbana community and its ever-changing needs. The intern will engage in volunteer-related activities and organize office projects related to service, and the intern’s major and interest areas. The intern will network with professionals in the field and help develop a climate of community engagement on and off-campus. The intern will also learn skills in project management, managing team members, and administrative duties.

Interns will be expected to complete a signature project related to service that will require research, analysis and the planning and execution of a final presentation. For further questions, please contact the Office of Volunteer Programs.


  • Will be either a junior or senior class status beginning Fall 2019
  • Previous volunteer or leadership experience
  • Ability to work with diverse population of students and organizations
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and creative problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated program and project management skills
  • High academic achievement (a minimum 2.8/4.0 GPA)
  • Available to work 12-15 hours per week for both fall and spring semesters plus attend every bi-weekly staff meetings on Mondays at 4 p.m.
  • Pay rate: $9.25/hr


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