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Internship Coordinator

Employer
Empire State University
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Company Description:

Founded in 1971 as the innovative campus of the State University of New York (SUNY), Empire State University empowers learners from diverse backgrounds to achieve their educational goals. We have decades of experience providing educational access through online teaching and learning, individualized instruction, mentoring, and prior learning assessment. We build on our students' experiences to promote their growth and drive upward mobility and economic development in New York state and beyond. SUNY Empire's 97,000 alumni are teachers, nurses, entrepreneurs, and leaders in their communities and their fields. Visit www.sunyempire.edu and follow us on social media @SUNYEmpire. 

SUNY Empire is committed to creating a multicultural, inclusive academic and work environment. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We believe that having diverse faculty and staff is critical to academic excellence and prepares students to live and work in an increasingly global world. 

Job Description:

Empire State University seeks a full-time Internship Coordinator with experience in networking, building relationships, and identifying internship opportunities for students. The Internship Coordinator (State Title: Senior Staff Assistant) will report to the Director of Career & Experiential Learning Services within the division of Student Success. The Internship Coordinator works with employers (internal and external) to source internship opportunities for Empire State University student, collaborate with Director of Career & Experiential Learning Services to align internships with academic programs, and manage support services for students seeking internships,

The successful candidate will be committed to student success by supporting SUNY Empire students and ensuring they have information and access to local resources across the state. This person must be collaborative, independent, a self-starter, and able to work with diverse faculty, staff, and students.

Specific Job Duties:

  • Manage and track internships and provide support for students and faculty.
  • Screen employers to determine, along with supervisor, an appropriate level of engagement.
  • Work with students and faculty to source opportunities that support degree programs and student's career goals.
  • Identify and cultivate relationships with local, regional, and national employers to source student internship opportunities. The primary location will be the State of New York.
  • Collaborate with Director of Career & Experiential Learning Services to align internship opportunities with academic programs.
  • Maintain strong relationships with employers to understand their needs and expectations for interns.
  • Collaborate with employers to ensure a smooth onboarding process and ongoing support for students and employers.
  • Source articles and write articles for Career Hub to support students and internships. Contribute resources to support student success related to internships.
  • Provide support to students and employers throughout the internship period and address any issues that may arise.
  • Maintain accurate records of internship experiences and evaluations.
  • Track data trends and Career Hub analytics to make data-informed recommendations relevant to the Office of Career & Experiential Learning Services.
  • Develop an evaluation process to include employer feedback on student experience and student feedback on overall experience.
  • Internships to include employer panels, Ask5 segments with employers and student participants, skills development and overall process for internships.
  • Coordinate support services to assist student internship experiences including access to professional clothing, childcare, and travel needs.

Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • A minimum of two years relevant experience with career services, experiential learning, or employment counseling.
  • Strong understanding of labor market trends, job search strategies, and industry-specific requirements.
  • Evidence of relationship-building or project-management skills.
  • Evidence of ability to communicate, engage, and develop rapport with individuals of diverse cultural, social, and religious backgrounds and varied age, gender, and sexual orientation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Career Services experience in a higher education environment or Human Resources experience.
  • Proficiency in using career development technology platforms and online resources.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with different stakeholders and programs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Bilingual and biliterate in Spanish and English.
  • Prior knowledge of and experience in working with bilingual and emergent bilingual learners, particularly in online settings.

Special Information:

  • May involve occasional travel to university locations across New York State.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
  • SUNY Empire provides employees with robust remote and flexible work options to meet the needs of students, faculty, and staff in a dispersed work environment. University locations that may be considered include Saratoga Springs, Rochester and Selden, NY.

Additional Information:

Rank/Salary: SL3 / $55,000-$60,000, dependent on experience and qualifications. 

Empire State University is an EOE employer.

We are pleased to offer our employees an excellent benefit package which includes NYS health insurance, free dental and vision, competitive retirement options, and generous vacation, sick and holiday accruals; and a strong emphasis on work-life balance.  We also offer professional-development activities for professionals and support staff.

IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE ADA COORDINATOR AT (518) 587-2100, ext. 2240. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (518) 587-2100, ext. 2800. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE SAFETY AND SECURITY WEBSITE AT www.sunyempire.edu/safety-security.

Application Instructions:

Applications Due By: Applications accepted until position has been filled.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit the following documents, which are required for consideration by clicking on the APPLY NOW button:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Name and contact information of three references

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Empire State University

SUNY'S LEADING ONLINE INSTITUTION

Founded in 1971 as the innovative campus of the State University of New York, Empire State University empowers learners from diverse backgrounds to achieve their educational goals. We have decades of experience providing educational access through online teaching and learning, individualized instruction, mentoring, and prior learning assessment. We are SUNY’s leading online institution and New York state’s only public online institution.

SUNY Empire serves 16,000 students across New York state, the region, and the world. The institution specializes in high-quality, flexible, affordable education for working adults, including parents, veterans, and military-affiliates. Our 95,000 alumni are teachers, nurses, entrepreneurs, and leaders in their communities and their fields.

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