Faculty Diversity Internship Program
Elisabeth Davidson | 971-722-5840
The Faculty Diversity Internship Program (FDIP) is designed for individuals interested in pursuing a teaching career at Portland Community College. Participants are paired with a faculty mentor to receive training and classroom teaching experience through a two-term internship program. PCC is committed to attracting applicants from racially, culturally, and ethnically diverse communities who aspire to become community college faculty.
- Valuable connections with a faculty mentor and PCC;
- $500 stipend for fall term and adjunct faculty compensation for one class, winter term;
- FDIP interns are strongly encouraged to apply for employment to teach in the third term (Spring);
- Increased knowledge, skill, and teaching expertise;
- Development of critical teaching pedagogy, learning strategies, multiculturalism, and diversity in community college environments;
- Participation in Diversity and Equity Training, New Faculty Institute, and college-wide diversity programs
Instructor qualifications may vary, depending on the faculty intern role.
- Must have completed Master's degree within last five years;
- No prior professional teaching experience; (Teaching Assistant experience accepted.)
- Strong desire to be a part-time or full-time community college faculty member;
- Must bring cultural competence and diversity to the program