Job Title: Admissions Senior Intern

2021/2022 Academic Year
Total Positions Available
Job Location

Sue Willard

$12.50 per hour
Start Date

August 2021

End Date
May 2022
Hours Per Week
6 hours a week

Job Responsibilities

Working as a Senior Intern is an opportunity to share your experience at Hobart and William Smith with prospective students and their families while developing skills applicable to a variety of pursuits. The primary functions of the Senior Intern will be to interview prospective students and assist admissions counseling staff. Senior Interns will also support on-campus events that bear directly on the recruitment and selection of students for admission to the Colleges. 


  • Conduct on-campus and virtual interviews of prospective students on a regularly scheduled basis
  • Participate in on-campus admissions events
  • Assist staff with recruiting and functional responsibilities as requested
  • Provide students with information regarding the admissions application process procedures and timelines
  • Demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to unique social, cultural and economic circumstances of students
  • Establish a continuum of personalized communication with prospective candidates so they will feel welcome to request continued assistance and strengthen their connection to the Colleges
  • Read and understand all admissions publications
  • Demonstrate a firm knowledge of the Colleges’ educational philosophy and mission
  • Will be required to work some evenings and weekends
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Strong communication, organization, professionalism and creativity.
  • Must be able to work independently, show initiative and adhere to deadlines.


Review of applications will begin immediately. You may be contacted by the hiring supervisor for additional information. 

Interested applicants are to submit a resume using our application service Interfolio at the following link:


An interview will be required.

If you have any questions about using Interfolio, please email HR@hws.edu or call the Office of Human Resources at 315-781-3312.

Once hired, students must be authorized to work any job on campus by completing the Form I-9 and tax withholding forms. Please contact Human Resources at ext. 3312 or by email HR@hws.edu to ensure that your forms are complete. 


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