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Academic & Transfer Advising Services Internship

Are you looking to impact student success, gain leadership skills, and learn about Academic and Transfer Advising Services?    Consider applying to our full year internship that earns you EXP+ and upper division credit!

About the Internship

The Academic and Transfer Advising Services Internship is an enriching college "theory-to-practice" experience that combines classroom learning and application of that learning. The internship provides outstanding sophomores,  juniors and seniors the opportunity to gain leadership and advising experience, improve personal and professional skills, and explore career aspirations while providing assistance to others.

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Interested students must complete an application via Handshake and participate in an interview and selection process. This takes place during the summer session  prior to the first semester of internship participation. The required application materials include a resume, a cover letter and a list of two references. The application is due July 16, 2020.  The interview and selection process is conducted in early July with chosen candidates notified early August, 2020.


Important Dates  

Application must be submitted by:  Thursday, July 16, 2020 by 4 pm

Internship Information Session:   Zoom on June 10, 2020 at 1pm

Interviews will be conducted mid July, 2020

Applicants will be notified: Early August, 2020

Mandatory Training Date: TBD


( these dates are subject to change)

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How To Apply

To be considered for the ATAS Internship in the 2020 - 2021 academic year, please complete the application available on Handshake.   The application deadline is Thursday July 16, 2020 at 4pm. To access the application, please log in or create an account on  Handshake and search for job number 3275214, Academic & Transfer Advising Services Internship. 

Please note that the application will ask you for the following information, which you may wish to prepare before beginning the application:


Please send your questions to Diane DeSimone at  

Meet  the  2020-2021  Advising Interns 


Tahsin Ali Photo

Major: Health Science

Class Year:  Junior

Campus Engagement:  Resident Assistant



Jeongin Bae

Major: Health Science

Class Year: Junior

Favorite Spot:  The Melville Library (North Reading Room)


Talika Basantani Photo

Major: Mathematics

Class Year:  Juniors

Favorite Spot:  Roth Pond



Lajiere Blake

Major: Journalism

Class Year:  Junior

Campus Engagement:  Arts & Culture Editor at the Statesman 



Sebastian Gallego

Major: Psychology 

Class Year:  Senior

Campus Engagement:  Greenhouse and Gardening Guild, the University Orchestr and the Stony Brook Broadway Orchestra



Sharon Hossain

Major: Mathematics

Class Year:  Junior

Favorite Spot:  The Main Lounge at Melville Library



Corianna Lipira

Major:  Social Work

Class Year:  Senior 

Favorite Spot:  The Wang Center



Nicole Martellucci  

Major:  Psychology

Class Year:  Senior

Favorite Spot: Any quiet student lounge to do homework between classes



Christopher Mayer   

Majors: Biology and Psychology

Class Year:  Senior

Campus Engagement:  Spirit of Stony Brook Marching Band, Student Ambassador, Astronomy club


Photo Caitlin Ocasio

Majors: Chemistry, Earth & Space Sciences

Class Year:  Senior

Campus Engagement: WISE honors program, Association of Transfer Students, Scholarship Director



Yeayoung Seo

Major:  Multidisciplinary Studies

Class Year:  Senior

Favorite Spot:  Staller (grass -lined) Steps


Photo Penqian Wang


Major: Biology

Class Year: Senior

Campus Engagement: Go Club Secretary