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Dr. Alice Holloway Young Faculty Internship Program (Internships)

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Internship Details

Internship Details

Internship Title Dr. Alice Holloway Young Faculty Internship Program
Internship Status Internship
Internship Overview

The Dr. Alice Holloway Young Faculty Internship Program provides individuals from diverse and underrepresented populations with the opportunity to gain teaching experience in a community college. Interns will build valuable credentials through classroom experience, course planning, student evaluation, testing, and advisement.

Applications are accepted September 1 – December 31 and are valid for one year. While applications are accepted during the fall semester, applications are reviewed January 1 – April 30. Successful applicants will be contacted in May and provided professional development and a mentor during the summer months, before being assigned a course in either the fall or spring. Course assignments are based on availability of sections in the candidate’s discipline.

Internship Summary

Dr. Alice Holloway Young has had a profound impact on education in Rochester and Monroe County for over fifty years. As a founding trustee of Monroe Community College, and as its chair from 1978 to 1998, she shaped the direction of the college and provided leadership that saw MCC become the premier institution it is today. As an African-American educator in the Rochester City Schools for four decades, Dr. Young was a pioneer. She was among the first African-American teachers, and the first African-American to hold the titles of reading specialist, vice principal, and principal. When Dr. Young retired in 1985, she held the position of supervising director of elementary instruction.

Goals of the Program
• Encourage talented individuals from underrepresented groups to consider a career in community college education.
• Enhance the educational experience of MCC students by providing learning opportunities from a diverse faculty.

Benefits to Interns
• Professional development
• Mentoring from faculty
• College teaching experience
• Adjunct faculty salary for each class taught

Duties and Responsibilities

• Provides students with appropriate learning materials and expertise in assigned subjects.
• Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of subject.
• Encourages students’ participation in class activities.
• Identifies learning objectives and evaluates student performance based on objectives.
• Prepares course syllabi and outlines.
• Prompt and regular attendance at all class sessions.
• Establishes and maintains an organized and disciplined classroom environment.
• Provides students with assistance and guidance.
• Adheres to all college and department policies.
• Provides timely submission of all required paperwork/information as required by the department or college.

Required Qualifications

To be considered for the Dr. Alice Holloway Young Faculty Internship, applicants must meet two of the academic requirements below.

1. Completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution AND,
2. Currently a graduate student, having completed at least 15 credits toward a master’s degree from an accredited institution, in a discipline taught at Monroe Community College, OR
3. Hold a master’s degree, or higher, from an accredited institution, in a discipline taught at Monroe Community College.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Documents needed for application:
*Cover Letter: Please include how you intend to meet the goals of this program.
*Philosophy of Teaching: Please provide your personal philosophy of teaching statement.
*List of References with contact information: Please submit a list of four references with contact information. Do not submit letters of reference.

Unofficial transcripts: Unofficial transcripts are required for the application process.

To attach multiple transcripts electronically, please scan as a single document and attach. It is not possible to attach multiple transcripts separately. If you are not able to attach unofficial copies electronically, please certify and submit your application without them. Follow up by either mailing unofficial copies to:
Human Resources
Monroe Community College
1000 E Henrietta Rd
Rochester, NY 14623
fax them to: 585-292-3843.

Human Resources will scan the transcripts and attach them to your application after you have certified and submitted your application. Once they are attached, the transcripts will be available for future postings you may be interested in applying to. (If you are a current MCC employee, please call Human Resources to request the transcripts from your personnel file to be scanned and attached to your completed and certified application.)

Official transcript(s) are required upon hire.

All transcripts should show student name, institution attended, courses taken, grades received, and degree conferred if applicable.

NOTE: Please submit each item that is requested in its entirety. If you need assistance, please call Human Resources for help prior to submitting your information and receiving a confirmation number. Once required documents (noted with an asterisks *) are attached, submit and confirm application.

Screening Details

Internship App Expires After Number Of Days 365

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you hold a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you hold a Master’s degree or higher from an accredited institution, OR have you completed at least 15 credits towards a Master’s degree from an accredited institution, in a discipline taught at Monroe Community College?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please identify the discipline your graduate level studies are in. Please choose from the list of Academic Programs, which can be found at: You may list more than one academic program if you have completed a minimum of 15 credits in that area.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Philosophy of Teaching
  4. List of References With Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript (Please see special instructions regarding transcripts)