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  • Graduate students currently enrolled in a Graduate Program with a specialization in college student personnel, higher education, or related fields preferred through the semester prior to the internship opportunity.
  • Interns must be in good academic standing and have completed at least one year of their graduate program at the start of the internship.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills required
  • Possess administrative, organizational, multi-tasking skills, and can work in a fast paced environment
  • Interest in Middle Eastern culture or Arabic language, International travel or experience is preferred but not required
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team

Selection Process

Please note that the selection process for summer 2018 has been completed. Updated application and selection process information for Summer 2019 will be posted in early October 2018, please refer back to the website at that time.

Review of applications & the overall selection process will continue according to the following timeline:

October Announcements, Program Details, Selection process posted, and applications made available (approximately Oct 1st)
November Deadline to submit completed application materials (first week of November)
Late November/ Early December Applications reviewed by selection committee
Early December Only selected candidates contacted for interview by phone or video conferencing
Mid December Finalists notified (once confirmed, all eligible applicants to be informed)

How to Apply

Requests for application will be made available via a link on this page entitled "Request an Application" in late September/early October per the process outlined above. Typically required application materials are outlined in the AUK Graduate Internship Program Overview located on the main program page or under supporting links for the current/previous year for your reference.

For additional information not indicated on these pages or links please contact Tadd Kruse, Assistant to the President for Institutional Planning & Effectiveness tkruse@auk.edu.kw. Mr. Kruse oversees the coordination of the program and serves as a representative of the Office of the President.


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