Admissions Internship

The Job You Need for the Job You Want


What to Expect

Use your time at CBU wisely. This 1-year internship provides you with a skill-set that you can take into the professional world upon graduation. Work with us in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment to accomplish CBU's aggressive enrollment goals. An admissions internship will afford you valuable experiences in:

  • Public Speaking
  • Professional business correspondence
  • Data Entry
  • Customer Service
  • Social Media management
  • Cloud Computing
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

We are looking for highly qualified and motivated intern candidates for six (6) positions: Administrative Intern, Communication Intern, Event Intern, Recruiting Intern, Social Media Intern and Visit Intern. See a list of each position's description highlighted below. 

*Special Note: All intern positions support the Admissions office in specific ways as outlined below. In addition, all five intern positions are heavily relied upon as part of the larger Admissions team to execute small and large-scale preview events on campus, which occur periodically throughout the year. 


How to Apply

The '20-'21 Admissions internship application is now closed.

Once completed, applications must be submitted via email to admissions@calbaptist.edu. Upon thorough review, the Admissions office will initiate follow-up communication with candidates regarding interviews.

The deadline to submit your application was: 
Friday, February 14th by 11:59 PM


Internship Descriptions

Administrative Interns: The Administrative Interns play an important role in the daily operations of the admissions office. The position will including data processing, management of inventory, filing and mailing preparations. An Administrative Intern can expect to work in a fast-paced, detail-oriented, and goal-driven work environment while playing an integral role in the administrative needs of the office.

Duties will include:

  • Preparing acceptance boxes
  • Entering transcripts
  • Assisting in the processing and movement of files

Communication Interns: Communication Interns for the Admissions Office will engage directly with prospective CBU students and families by phone and share about the University and the CBU student experience. If you love talking with others about how much you love CBU, this internship is for you! The Admissions Office aims to deliver personalized content for prospective students and a high level of customer service. This position will provide experience with Salesforce (our CRM software) to create, maintain and update prospective student records. We are seeking Interns who are comfortable with phone conversation, are self-motivated, active listeners and have a high level of positivity and professionalism.

Duties will include:

  • Deliver prepared call campaigns to prospective students and families in relation to the Admissions Office recruitment cycle
  • Create new student records for prospective students and keep current records up to date with correct information
  • Assist the Admissions Communication Specialist with inventory of marketing materials and direct mailing for prospective students

Event Interns: Do you tend to be that person in your circle of friends or family who always seems to plan get-togethers? Are you someone who enjoys getting into the details? Event Interns play a crucial role in the pre-planning, day-of coordination, and post-event logistics for both small and large-scale preview events. Event Interns have a unique opportunity to assist in the coordination and follow-thru of recruitment events geared towards all types of prospective students. From event creation to execution, Event Interns exemplify a high attention to detail, strong work ethic, and exceptional customer service which creates memorable visitor experiences.

Duties will include:

  • Creating and preparing all pre-event supplies and check-in materials
  • Engaging with prospective students and guests via various communication channels
  • Executing successful events and participating in post-event analysis

Recruiting Interns: Have you ever wanted to be an Admissions Counselor? The Recruiting Interns work directly with our Admissions team to assist in day-to-day responsibilities and are a vital part of our recruiting efforts in our Southern California region. Recruiting Interns present about CBU in professional settings, facilitate booths at large-scale fairs, and work to serve prospective students and families at the highest level. As a Recruiting Intern, you will gain valuable soft skills and experience that will stand out in any career, as well as providing you with the knowledge it takes to display exceptional customer service.

Duties will include:

  • Represent CBU at college fairs throughout the Southern California Territory
  • Correspond with students and families on behalf of the Admissions team
  • Assist counselors with travel preparations and various job responsibilities 

Social Media Interns: As a Social Media intern for Admissions, your role will be to create compelling content (photos, videos and design) to help tell the story of future CBU Lancers. In this role, you’ll play an integral part of launching the CBU Admissions social media presence on multiple platforms and creating content that shares the CBU experience with prospective students. Job responsibilities include capturing, editing and producing photos and videos to post on CBU Admissions social media platforms. You’re our ideal candidate if you love creating new content and have a knack for storytelling and a desire to learn how to combine sales and marketing in a creative way.

Duties will include:

  • Weekly strategy and content overview meetings
  • Capturing stories and content of current students, faculty and events on campus
  • Regular posting and engagement on social media platforms

Visit InternsOur Visit Interns focus on our guest experience while visiting CBU - keeping in mind that this experience directly relates to their college decision. Primarily through hosting visiting school groups, prospective students and their families, Visit Interns provide a great experience through their expansive knowledge of CBU, their passionate belief that CBU can and will change lives, professional presentation and customer service. Visit interns also support the University Reception desk, as the face of the University, this role requires a high level of responsibility and professionalism.

Duties will include:

  • Offering Campus Tours for prospective students, families and school groups
  • Leading and training tour guides to support the Visit Program
  • Providing great customer service while assisting an active Front Desk
  • Participate in the mission of the Admissions office overall, gaining excellent experience as part of the Admissions Team

Got Questions?

Contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions:
951.343.4212 | admissions@calbaptist.edu