Wilson Journal International Affairs Essay Competition
The Wilson Journal of International Affairs, the University of Virginia’s undergraduate foreign affairs research journal, is partnering with the Miller Center of Public Affairs and the International Relations Organization to sponsor an undergraduate essay competition examining lessons from past presidencies to inform the debate on contemporary policy challenges. All UVA undergraduates are invited to participate. Deadline is January 26, 2020. Learn more
The Miller Center offers a variety of employment and internship opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students. Any openings in the future will be posted here. For questions or inquiries regarding opportunities at the Miller Center, please email Stefanie Georgakis Abbott.
Front desk attendant
The student in this role would serve as a front desk attendant at the Miller Center for approximately 10 hrs/week. Primary responsibilities include basic administrative duties such as answering the phone, greeting visitors and directing them to events, signing for packages, leading occasional tours of the building, and providing additional administrative assistance when requested. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and an interest in history or politics is preferred. The successful applicant will be able to work independently, have a positive attitude, and have strong written and verbal communication skills. This position will pay $8.51/hour. The position will begin in the fall 2018 semester.
This position is open to both work-study eligible and non work-study eligible students.
To apply for this position, please send an email to Stefanie Georgakis Abbott with the following:
- A brief cover letter;
- Your fall 2018 class schedule;
- A resume (as an attachment or in the email)
More than 300 students have worked at the Miller Center in its 35-year history. They have contributed significantly to the work produced here in a variety of ways—from compiling briefing binders on former officials being interviewed for Presidential Oral History Programs and transcribing and annotating tapes in the Presidential Recordings Program to conducting research for our scholars.
Please contact Stefanie Georgakis Abbott if you are a former Miller center student intern or employee and would like to learn more about ways to get involved.