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About the position

BLISTS Interns will support various BLISTS functions across recruiting, national outreach, events planning, and communications. The interns will work closely with other E-Board members to ensure smooth execution of our short term goals in these areas. BLISTS interns will have the opportunity to advance to an official E-Board position at the end of the semester.


Position Requirements

  • Attend Bi-Weekly E-Board Meeting

  • Attend at least 2 General Body Meetings Per Semester

Potential Area Specific Requirements (interns will be resposible for 2 of below)

  • Updating BLISTS Alumni Database (Alumni Relations)

  • Managing BLISTS Email (Communications)

  • Support Event Promotion & Marketing (Events)

  • Campus Tabling (Recruitment)

  • Drafting Outreach Templates And Presentations (General)

About us

The Black and Latinx Information Science and Technology Society (B.L.I.S.T.S.) was founded
in 1992 at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies to address the lack of support for
Black and Latinx students interested in information science and technology. Our mission is to
educate students about careers in information science and technology, provide computer literacy
support, and help students build strong corporate and alumni networks. Since 1992, our
organization has fulfilled this mission by centering our work around Networking, Mentorship,
and Support. The impact of this work has spanned multiple decades, supported hundreds of
Black & Latinx students into careers in the information field, and inspired many more to give
back to the communities they represent.

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