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Graduate Student Internships

Dear Prospective Graduate Student Intern,

We are proud to share information about this fantastic program with you! Since 2013, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Division of Student Affairs has been in partnership with the Student Affairs Administration Master's Program at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. We have created a graduate student experience that combines hands-on professional practice with a cohort-based, blended academic curriculum. Supervisors and faculty work collaboratively to support our graduate students and provide additional professional development opportunities throughout this two-year program. You will find a broad set of opportunities designed to help you launch a successful career in student affairs and higher education.

Karla Thoennes, PhD
Director of Residence Life

  • GSI Cohort
  • GSI Cohort 2
  • SAA Reunion Current Students 3
  • SAA Reunion Current Students 2
  • Graduation Students
  • GSI Cohort 3
  • GSI Class Fall 18
  • GSI Class Fall 18-2
  • SAA Reunion Current Students
  • GSI Class Fall 18-3

For more information or questions regarding the program, please contact:

Cara Rubis
Director, University Center
& GSI Coordinator

What We Offer:

  • Hands-on / Real-life experience
  • Professional development and training
  • Mentoring
  • Engaged learning
  • Professional practice
  • Close-knit campus environment
  • Direct work with students
  • Cohort experience
  • Flexibility and value of a blended academic program
  • Cross-department and institutional experience
  • A great location to live, learn, and explore

Contact Us

Cara Rubis
Director, University Center
& GSI Coordinator