Internship Management (30%)
- Provide a single point of contact for employers, students,
faculty, and staff to navigate NAU’s internship/experiential
learning system, existing and developing.
- Maintain, update, and add to the current website and other
resources for internship/experiential learning, including
processes, policies, guidelines, and effective practices, making
all information easily accessible.
- Provide support and information to the Office of Curriculum,
Learning Design, and Academic Assessment (OCLDAA) to enable faculty
to develop meaningful learning outcomes for students in fieldwork
- Oversee/partner with responsible entities to administer
coordinated, interdisciplinary internship/experiential learning
- Arizona State Legislative internships
- The Washington Center internships
- Lumberjacks Thrive Externship (in partnership with the Office
of Alumni Engagement)
- Phoenix Suns internships
- Coconino County internships
- City of Flagstaff internships
- Manage review process for internship postings in Handshake,
NAU’s online recruitment system, to ensure descriptions meet
- Maintain current knowledge of internships, experiential
learning, career development, employment and recruiting trends,
college student development, and other related topics as
Internship Development and Promotion (20%)
- Work externally to develop networks and contacts that
facilitate additional internship opportunities, working in
partnership with other Career Development staff, NAU faculty, and
- Work with local and regional employers to develop
cross-functional internship programs.
- Provide information and outreach to the community and
internship providers regarding internships/experiential learning at
- Educate internship providers on use of Handshake as well as
national standards and criteria for internships set forth by the
Department of Labor and National Association of Colleges and
- Educate students on the importance of experiential learning to
the college experience and future career opportunities.
- Promote specific internship opportunities to students through
Handshake, key university partners, student organizations, and
University Partnerships (20%)
- Share critical updates and information across the university
among faculty and staff who manage internships/experiential
- Work with faculty and staff to educate them on and promote
compliance with NAU, ABOR, NACE and Department of Labor guidelines
- Advise faculty, units, departments, and other entities on how
to work with employers to establish and maintain effective
internship/experiential learning programs including legal
requirements and NAU criteria.
- Act as liaison to other university experiential learning
providers and help to support the posting and promotion of
internships and encourage the use of resources during the
internship search process.
Event Planning and Coordination (10%)
- Participate in the planning, organization, and implementation
of recruiting events for students and alumni to include career
expos, part time job fairs, information sessions, and others.
- Promote events to students using creative strategies that match
student interests to events.
Career Advising and Education (10%)
- Work with Career Programming team to embed benefits of
internships/experiential learning into curriculum.
- Develop and maintain internship-specific online educational
modules and specialized programming using online tools (e.g.
Softchalk and Blackboard Learn)
- Advise individual students interested in internships and other
experiential learning opportunities on resume/cover letter
development, interview skills, and internship search
- Conduct workshops of varying sizes (up to 100 students) on a
variety of topics including resumes/cover letters, interview
skills, and job search strategies.
Team Management and Development (10%)
- Achieve goals established by Career Development and Student
Affairs; report on progress and recommend changes to program based
on assessment results.
- Review peers’ work products and provide feedback.
- Coordinate the activities of graduate assistants and student
workers, review and provide feedback on work products, and provide
general mentoring and guidance to Program Coordinators.
- Supervise and provide mentoring for Career Development
intern(s) and/or temporary employees managing internship
- Represent NAU Career Development at NAU, regionally, and beyond
at conferences and other professional development events.
- Bachelor’s degree.
- 3-5 years teaching, counseling, or advising high school
students, college students, or young professionals on career,
academic, or personal development topics.
- Any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or
September 1, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.
The budgeted salary amount is $47,634.
**The starting salary will be determined by the qualifications
of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget
availability, internal salary equity considerations, and
available market information.
Interested candidates are required to submit for full
- A cover letter addressing the candidate’s ability to fulfill
the position’s qualifications;
- A Resume;
- A separate professional philosophy statement on diversity in
the workplace; and
- Three professional references.
Evening work (average of 3-4 nights/month) is required during
peak times (September-November, February-April) and occasional
weekend work (typically 4-5 days/year) is
Please see nau.jobs for full job descriptions
and details on how to apply online! NAU is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women,
minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are
encouraged to apply.