Student Employment Application


Department of Multicultural Life Student Employment Application

Applicants: Please read the DML Position Descriptions prior to completing the online application.

DML Position Descriptions »

 

CAMPUS INFORMATION

First Name:

Last Name:

ID#:

Address:

Email Address:

Best Phone Number to Contact You:

Class Year:

GPA:

Major:

Names of 2 Staff/Faculty References:

 

SUMMER CONTACT INFORMATION

Full Address:

Country:

Phone (home):

Phone (cell):

Preferred E-mail:

 

Please rank (1-4, with 1 being the highest) the areas in which you are interested in working:

Cultural House Manager
Cultural House Program Assistant
Emerging Scholars Program Scholar Mentor
Lealtad-Suzuki Center Program Assistant

 

Do you plan to study abroad next academic year? yes     no

If yes, when? 

 

Please check the comment that applies to your residential preference:

    There are 11 spaces available for residency in the Cultural House. Please indicate your level of interest.

I am interested in living in the Cultural House.

       Please briefly describe your interest in and commitment to living in this intentional community.
       

I am not interested in living in the Cultural House.

 

DML STUDENT EMPLOYMENT ESSAY QUESTIONS

All applicants must complete the following essay questions.

1. Explain why you are interested in working in the Department of Multicultural Life. What do you hope to learn from this experience? What do you hope to contribute?

2. Please describe your understanding of the meaning and importance of the Department of Multicultural Life and its programs, staff, and spaces (i.e., the Lealtad-Suzuki Center, Cultural House).

 

Please answer the following essay questions for your top 2 ranked positions.

 

CULTURAL HOUSE MANAGER POSITION

1. What qualities do you possess that will help you to be an effective manager of the Cultural House?

2. What do you think will be the most difficult challenges you will encounter as a house manager, especially as it relates to affirming the vision and goals, and enforcing the policies of the Cultural House?

 

LEALTAD-SUZUKI CENTER & C-HOUSE PROGRAM ASSISTANT POSITIONS

1. Which LSC and C-House programs excite you the most, and why? How would you expand these programs if you were on staff?

2. Please describe two experiences you have had with program planning and event coordination. What do you think are the necessary components of a successful program, and how would you measure "success"?

3. Please provide two examples of when you had to facilitate a conversation or a meeting. Describe what the experiences were like, the success of your facilitation, and the lessons you learned.

 

EMERGING SCHOLARS PROGRAM MENTOR POSITION

1. What do you think is the role of a mentor? What qualities do you possess that would make you a good mentor?

2. What are your academic strengths and challenges? How do you plan to support your mentees in developing the appropriate academic skills to be successful at Macalester?

3. What have been the biggest challenges you have had adjusting to Macalester College? How did you overcome those challenges? What advice would you provide your mentees if they encounter similar situations?