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Academic Coaching Internship

Responsible for providing quality undergraduate coaching to students in the following areas: academics, career and soft-skill development, graduate school preparation, and financial literacy. Academic Coaches help empower students to take an active and productive approach to their own learning.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in day-to-day operations
  • Data entry for student participants
  • Submit weekly/monthly reports on student academic progress
  • Communicate student concerns and issues to Internship Supervisor
  • Meet bi-monthly with assigned students and document student progress
  • Create and facilitate workshops on key topics related to student success
  • Participate in both preliminary and on-going academic coaching training
  • Assist the Internship Supervisor with student and program assessment and follow-up
  • Perform other duties as assigned 


  • Detailed oriented
  • Excellent computer, written and oral communication skills
  • Proven organizational skills and strong interpersonal skills
  • Interest and knowledge in student development theory and student retention
  • Must be a Graduate student in good academic standing at Texas State University
  • Ability to utilize concepts of student development theory in program planning, academic coaching, advising, and administrative duties or ability to learn concepts quickly

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience providing Financial Education
  • Experience with various data-base systems
  • Prior Mentoring or Academic Coaching experience
  • Knowledge of the requirements for Student Academic Progress (SAP) satisfaction

Required Documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter