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 five (5) positions: Administrative Intern, Communication Intern, Event Intern, Recruiting 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 '19-'20 Admissions internship application is no longer available.

The deadline to submit an application was: 
Friday, February 22nd by Midnight

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

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: Event Interns play a crucial role in the pre-planning, day-of coordination, and post-event logistics for both small and large-scale, on-campus 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:

  • Gathering and preparing all event supplies
  • Communicating event needs with the University's operations teams
  • Engaging with prospective students and guests via phone call and email conversations

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 

Visit Interns: Our 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 tour groups and individuals, Visit Interns provide a great visitor experience through their expansive knowledge of CBU, professional presentation and hospitality.

Duties will include:

  • Offer a great guest experience by leading Tours for prospective students, families and school groups
  • Offer great customer service while supporting an active Front Desk
  • Participate in the mission of the Admissions office while gaining general office skills

Other Questions?

Contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions: 951.343.4212 |