Loyola University Maryland

Campus Ministry

Internships

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The Intern roles that are available for 2014-2015 are:

Learn more about how to apply to these internships.

Please contact Anne McSweeney amcsweeney@loyola.edu with any further questions.

Front Desk Assistant

Front desk assistants provide a friendly, welcoming presence for all who enter Cohn Hall. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Warmly receiving guests and visitors to Cohn Hall;
  • Answering the telephone;
  • Assisting students, faculty, staff, administrators and guests who come through the front door with whatever they need (i.e., retreat registrations, Mass Cards, appointments, etc.); and
  • Office tasks that can easily be completed at the front desk (i.e., stuffing envelopes, sending emails, etc.).

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Athletic Retreat Coordinators & Front Desk

Athletic Retreat Coordinators will assist the professional staff with athletic retreat planning and implementation, formation of team members, and retreat follow-up. The other half of their position will serve as a Front Desk Assistant (see job description for Front Desk Assistant)  This includes (but is not limited to):

  • Helping to plan retreat schedule and components
  • Helping to recruit student leaders
  • Coordinating schedules of team members for regular meetings
  • Planning and facilitating team meetings
  • Coordinating communication with team members (sending meeting reminders, etc.)
  • Corresponding with the Athletics Department, coaches and athlete presenters.  
  • Taking care of all retreat details (ensuring that all supply needs are met, making photocopies, etc.)
  • Facilitating retreat weekend (transitions between activities, set-up and clean-up, introducing athlete presenters, etc.)
  • Preparing athletes to present personal reflections and prayers on the retreat 
  • Coordinating the completion and collation of retreat evaluations
  • Organizing and implementing retreat follow-up activities (team dinner, participant reunion, etc.)

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Administrative Office/ Wedding Coordinator

The Administrative Office and Wedding Assistants will:

  • Assisting with correspondence both inside and outside the office
  • Maintaining retreat registration and payment information
  • Assisting with budget and procurement card statements
  • Organizing schedules, meetings, timesheet information
  • Assisting with Wedding and Pre-Cana paperwork
  • Submitting Motor Pool requests as directed
  • Helping to plan and organize office eventsPhotocopying, scanning, and filing
  • Cleaning and organizing closets and office areas
  • Ordering office supplies and general office upkeep

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Sacristan/Liturgical Ministry Intern

Sacristans are responsible for set-up and coordination of Sunday Masses, special liturgies and all campus events that take place in the Chapel. This includes (but is not limited to):

  • Set-up and preparation of chapel for Sunday Mass
  • Assisting presider(s) prior to, during and after Mass
  • Taking up the collection
  • Taking an approximate “head count” at each Mass
  • Coordination of liturgical ministers
  • Acting as MCs for special liturgical celebrations (Mass of the Holy Spirit, RCIA Mass, Family Weekend Masses, Baccalaureate Mass, etc.)
  • General upkeep of Chapel (i.e., ensuring that plants are watered, assisting with seasonal decorations, etc.)

Sacristans also assist with the recruitment, training, formation and scheduling of liturgical ministers. Liturgical ministries include:

  • Ministry of Hospitality
  • Eucharistic Ministry
  • Lector
  • Music Ministry

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Koinonia

Interns responsible for Koinonia will work with one member of the professional staff to:

  • Support and promote vision of Koinonia, essential group components, and leader expectations;
  • Assist with leader retreat development and implementation;
  • Broadly advertise and actively recruit group members;
  • Develop and manage effective system for member registration and group placement based on theme interest and time availability;
  • Assist professional staff with planning and presenting monthly leader meetings;
  • Coordinate at least one social event per semester for members and leaders;
  • Assist leaders with incorporation of essential group components;
  • Maintain regular contact with group leaders (offer support, announce upcoming meetings or events, share resources and ideas, etc.);
  • Support group leaders with ongoing recruitment and reflection materials; and
  • Develop and distribute member evaluations each.

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St. Alphonsus Dinner Program

Interns responsible for St. Alphonsus dinners will act as both chefs and hosts for weekly dinners throughout the academic year. This includes (but is not limited to):

  • Inviting groups and handling all logistical details;
  • Planning menus and grocery shopping for each dinner;
  • Preparing meals and hosting guests;
  • Being a warm, welcoming, hospitable presence, and engaging guests in conversation;
  • Assisting with clean-up at the end of the evening; and
  • Following up with guests after each dinner and inviting them to participate in other Campus Ministry events and activities.

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Administrative Office/ Wedding Coordinator

The Administrative Office and Wedding Assistants will:

  • Assisting with correspondence both inside and outside the office
  • Maintaining retreat registration and payment information
  • Assisting with budget and procurement card statements
  • Organizing schedules, meetings, timesheet information
  • Assisting with Wedding and Pre-Cana paperwork
  • Submitting Motor Pool requests as directed
  • Helping to plan and organize office events
  • Photocopying, scanning, and filing
  • Cleaning and organizing closets and office areas
  • Ordering office supplies and general office upkeep

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Catholic Social Teaching Intern

The Catholic Social Teaching Intern will:

  • Develop a sufficient working knowledge of Catholic Social Teaching (CST) necessary for peer education within and beyond Campus Ministry
  • Assist with the fall preparation of, and participate in, the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice
  • Create a newsletter (twice per semester) of faith/justice concerns for the campus community, seeking contributions from Mission Integration, CCSJ, Theology/Philosophy, other campus partners, and outside resources
  • Partner with professional staff to present CST sessions to Interns, R.C.I.A. participants, student leaders, residence halls, and other interested groups
  • Initiate co-sponsorship/collaboration of other justice-related campus activities (through advertising and material support and/or presence/participation), such as the annual commemoration of the Church Martyrs of El Salvador with CCSJ

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Graphic Design Intern

The graphic design intern will focus primarily on visual identity projects:

  • Intern must be capable of bringing a concept to print/distribution process including design, layout, photo editing and copy editing of printing and distribution methods;
  • They will focus on designing promotional materials for events and for CM programs as a whole; and
  • Portfolio/ samples of previous work will be requested as a component of the application process.

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