Student Internship Opportunity: Administrative Assistant

CFRF Student Internship Opportunity

The Commercial Fisheries Research Foundation is seeking a motivated individual to complete an Administrative Assistant Internship beginning in March 2023. Applications are due March 8, 2023.A full description of this internship opportunity and application instructions are available HEREOverview of Position: PartTime position focusing on helping the CFRF Business Manager and Executive Director to carry out the administrative work associated with the CFRF’s programs. Specific aims and tasks of this position duties include, but are not limited to, processing invoices, tracking contract reporting and proposal deadlines, development of proposal budgets, maintaining listservs, organizing files, and more.

Timeframe and Compensation: The internship will begin in March 2023 and will last until the start of the fall semester/early September, with the opportunity for continuation or transition to part-time or full-time employment at that time. The Intern will maintain an average of 20 hours of work per week and will receive compensation at a rate of up $20-$25 per hour, depending on qualifications. The opportunity for extension or transition is dependent upon performance and mutual interest.Location: If the Intern can provide their own computer, the Intern can work remotely when appropriate. If the Intern needs a CFRF computer, the Intern will work at the CFRF office. In either case, it is expected that the individual will be at the CFRF office at least once a week. The CFRF office is in the Commercial Fisheries Center of Rhode Island building on the East Farm Campus of the University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI).Qualifications: See the full position description for minimum and preferred qualifications.To Apply: Please email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for one professional reference to by March 8, 2023.Questions: Contact Teresa Winneg at or 401-515-4890.