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Open Door Internship Program

The Open Door Internship Program is a new, one-semester program created to welcome employees from underrepresented communities to explore if a future in higher education is the path for them. Once accepted into the program, individuals will receive professional development training and an experienced mentor to help guide their first semester teaching or working as a staff member within the campus community. If you like the idea of working in community college education and hope to empower students through your own experiences and expertise, we hope you consider this opportunity!

Requirements:

Successful teaching candidates will:

  • Be diverse and represent a historically underrepresented population
  • Have no prior college work experience
  • Hold a master’s degree from an accredited institution in a discipline taught at GCC

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  • Be a current graduate student and have completed 15 credits toward a master’s degree from an accredited institution, in a discipline taught at GCC (see Degree Programs for disciplines taught at GCC).

Successful staff candidates will:

  • Be diverse and represent a historically underrepresented population
  • Have no prior college work experience
  • Hold a master’s degree from an accredited institution

Application Instructions:

To be considered, applicants must apply fthrough The Open Door Program position listed on the Employment Opportunities Website. Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, resume or CV, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references, along with copies of your transcripts. If hired, official transcripts must be submitted to the Human Resources Office.  

If you have questions regarding this opportunity or the status of your application, please contact Sara Vacin, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator, at sevacin@genesee.edu or 585-343-0055 x6478.

As this program is new and positions are limited, please know that our doors are open and this institution looks forward to welcoming you! We are honored that you considered GCC on your career and higher education path!