Western Reserve Academy offers an exciting opportunity for recent college graduates who are considering a career at a boarding school. Through this program, interns gain understanding and have hands on experience working in one or more areas of school. Past openings have included a meaningful role in the offices of admission, college counseling, advancement, communications, or deans. This year we have an additional intern opening in our technology department.
Participants leave the intern program with a year of experience and greater understanding of the inner workings of a prestigious boarding school.
Interns actively contribute to the many facets of school life. Expectations include:
living in a dormitory and engaging in our residential life program, which includes two nights of dorm duty per week, weekend duty every four weeks, and attendance at meals;
coaching support throughout the school year (three seasons) or work in the technology department in lieu of athletics;
working closely with the director of the assigned area and colleagues in that department;
contributing to the office in which assigned;
Interns are on staff for one year and receive housing in a dormitory where internet, local phone service, cable, and all utilities are included. Also provided: all meals when school is in session; access to school facilities, including the fitness center; and medical/ dental benefits.
Candidates must be a college graduate before August 1, 2019, have interest in working with teens, and possess the skills and talents that would benefit a boarding school community. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Materials must be received by no later than May 1, 2019.
About Western Reserve Academy
Western Reserve Academy is one of the oldest boarding schools in the nation and the premier school of its kind in the Midwest. A WRA education emphasizes the importance of a lifelong engagement with the world. WRA offers a challenging curriculum that prepares our 400 students for future academic success – and for purposeful, fulfilling lives. WRA strives to graduate citizens who can think critically, discuss important matters articulately, write persuasively and act responsibly.
A Western Reserve Academy education offers a transformational experience where students strive for excellence, live with integrity and act with compassion. We have a diverse body of motivated and well-rounded students who study and live in a supportive, inclusive academic community where they learn about independence and responsibility – traditional values that help them achieve success at higher rates than private day and public school students, in the classroom and beyond.
Western Reserve Academy’s campus, listed on the U.S. Department of Interior’s National Register of Historic Places, is ideally situated just a few blocks from downtown Hudson, which offers a variety of shopping and dining oppo...rtunities. Modeled on a traditional New England square, Hudson’s historic main street features charming brick and clapboard store and shop fronts. These blend perfectly with a beautifully designed, new shopping district that comprises an additional three blocks. With Akron and Cleveland within 30 miles, our employees and their families can take advantage of many cultural and educational opportunities.