Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
April 5, 2013
Michigan State University Career Services Network Position Title: Internship Developer (Student Employment Coordinator) Basic Function Coordinates outreach to employers from career fields underrepresented in traditional on-campus recruiting programs—creative arts, design, media, non-profit and community-focused organizations, start-up businesses, and others—in order to generate internship and experiential learning opportunities. The Internship Developer reports to the Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Letters responsible for undergraduate education, and to the Associate Director of Career Services responsible for employer relations. Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities The College of Arts and Letters (CAL) serves as the lead college supporting the expansion of internship opportunities in non-traditional recruiting fields. The Internship Developer must be a self starter who works closely with faculty, the Field Career Consultant, advisors and other administrators in CAL to: * Identify, establish and expand relationships with fields/industries and specific employers offering career-related experiential learning opportunities for students in non-traditional recruiting fields * Build relationships with key faculty and staff who act as “career agents” for students in non-traditional recruiting fields * Cultivate relationships between employers and targeted college faculty and staff * Create and coordinate career events related to internships and/or non-traditional recruiting fields * Fulfill other Career Services Network projects and duties as assigned Communication/Interpersonal Relationships The Internship Developer interacts with a diverse group: * Faculty, Administrators, Career Practitioners, Support Staff – in order to coordinate and promote internship opportunities, answer questions, and exchange information * Employers – in order to develop new internship-related contacts and maintain existing relationships * Students – in order to assist in internship search processes (Note: this is not a career advisor role) * Local, State and Federal Agencies/Other Colleges and Universities/Professional Recruiters – in order to gather information, address issues, and discuss experiential learning opportunities.
Education/Experience The job requires knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four year college degree program in liberal arts, humanities, social science, communication, media, or an arts-related field; three to five years of experience working in an education, non-profit, communications, media or arts-related related job; progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in business, marketing, human resources, or coordinating career programs; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Masters degree is preferred.
How To Apply:
To apply, please visit http://jobs.msu.edu and search job posting number 7068 Applications will be reviewed beginning April 17, 2103. (Posting will re-open until the position has been filled.)
Salary: Negotiable Start Date Target: May, 2013
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