The Graduate Intern plays a key role in helping the CSE Career Center accomplish its mission of providing career development education and resources to CSE undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni in order to help them achieve professional success. Once trained, the Intern will provide individual career counseling and outreach presentations to students on a variety of topics including resume/cover letter writing, interview practice, job and internship search and networking. The Intern will be an integral part of the CSE Career Center team.
Duties/Responsibilities Career Counseling - 65% â— Conduct one-on-one career counseling appointments and drop-ins for CSE students and alumni. Outreach - 15% â— Design and facilitate career-related presentations and workshops for CSE students. Career Center Programming - 10% â— Assist the Career Center staff with the planning, marketing and execution of career center programming and special events. Additional responsibilities - 10% â— Conduct research for student resources containing relevant career, job and internship information. â— Collaborate with academic advising, collegiate life, and academic departments on career development initiatives. â— Research market and job trends; keep abreast of most current information relevant to preparing science and engineering students for the word of work. â— Represent the CSE Career Center at College and University-wide events. â— Attend career center, counselor, and student services all-staff meetings. â— Other duties which support the goals and mission of CSE Student Services.
The position begins in late August 2020 prior to the school year beginning (start date is negotiable) and continues through May 2021. The intern should expect to work approximately 20 hours per week, or as required by their graduate school program. There may be occasional evening or weekend hours.
Interns will begin with the observation of appointments and workshops, proceed to supervised sessions, and then independent sessions.
Supervision will be provided on a weekly basis by one of the professional master’s level career counselors on-site. Supervision by a licensed practitioner (LPC, LPCC, Psychologist, etc.) will not be available.
The stipend for this internship is $5000 for the academic year, to be disbursed in two increments (end of fall and end of spring semesters).
Currently enrolled in a graduate program in counseling, student personnel, psychology, higher education or a related field and a preference for completion of at least one year of graduate studies by the start of the internship. A B.A. or B.S degree is required.
Desire to focus on career counseling in a higher education setting.
Ability to speak publicly and conduct group presentations.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Proven commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion and a passion for supportingthe career development and success of all students.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively.
Self-starter, high sense of initiative, and goal-oriented.
Internal Number: 335509
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