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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!

Become an ATAS Intern!

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 spring semester prior to the first semester of internship participation. The required application materials include a resume, a cover letter, planning grid and a list of two references. The application is due March 25, 2022.  The interview and selection process is conducted in late March with chosen candidates notified early April, 2022.


Important Dates  

Application must be submitted by:  April 25, 2022 by 4 pm

Internship Information Session:  March 10, 1:30-2:30 Union Lobby

Interviews will be conducted: Early April, 2022

Applicants will be notified: Late April, 2022

Mandatory Training Dates: Mid-May and August


(these dates are subject to change)


How To Apply

To be considered for the ATAS Internship in the 2022 - 2023 academic year, please complete the application available on Handshake.  The application deadline is Monday, April 25, 2022 at 4pm. To access the application, please log in or create an account on Handshake and search for job number 5982002, 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 Tiana De Jesus at

Meet  the  2022-2023  Academic Peer Interns 



Joanna Cuenca

Major: Biology

Extracurricular activities: Pre-dental society

Why I became an ATAS intern: “To be able to help students like myself navigate this institution.”


Sylvia DiPaolaPhoto

Major: Italian Studies

Extracurricular activities: Astronomy Club

Why I became an ATAS intern: “ I wanted to help transfer students adjust to Stony Brook like I was able to.”



Karen Gonzalez

Major: English

Favorite place on campus: Melville Library

Why I became an ATAS intern: “ I like helping people and this internship will give me that opportunity to do so.”



Sasha Kochetova

Major: Psychology

Favorite hobby: Music (Singing & playing piano)

Why I became an ATAS intern: “To gain leadership skills and to learn more about higher education.”



Erica Marrero

Major: Business Management

Minor: Studio Art 

Favorite place on campus: Staller StepsWhy I became an ATAS intern: “To help students feel a sense of belonging within the Stony Brook Community.”



Dana Moss

Major: Psychology

Favorite class: PSY 220 - Development Psychology

Why I became an ATAS intern: “ It seems to be a great learning opportunity. I'm also excited to work with and meet new people.”



Ayesha Mushtaq

Major: Business Management

Favorite Hobby: Baking

Why I became an ATAS intern: “I am interested to work in higher education.”


PhotoEmelyn Pareja-Garcia

Major: Psychology

Minor: Women's and Gender Studies

Favorite Classes:  WST 102 and KOR 111

Why I became and ATAS intern:  "I want to be able to help those transitioning to Stonybrook
                                                                            have a great experience, and share my knowledge with them.  I want to be of help to others."


PhotoAlisa Permessur

Major: Biology 

Favorite hobbies:  Tailoring & Sewing

Why I became an ATAS intern:  "I wanted to be involved in my community by helping other transfer students, like myself, to transition to Stony Brook and feel welcomed in their environment."


PhotoZachary Pollak

Major:  Psychology

Favorite class:  ADV 101

Why I became an ATAS intern:  "So I can apply my past experiences to help my peers." 


PhotoLisbeth Soto

Major: Biology 

Minor:  Korean Studies & Chemistry

Favorite places  on campus:  Chemistry Builiding and tehe Health Science Library

Why I became an ATAS intern:  "I am also a transfer student and I loved the support I got from
                                                                           ADV 101.  Therefore, I wanted to be a support system for incoming transfers>"


PhotoJulia Yu

Major: Business Management

Extracurricular activities:  SBU Press

Why I became an ATAS intern:  "I entered Stony Brook University as a transfer student and would like to help future transfer students enjoy their new school."