Internship Coordinator

Indiana University Southeast
Indiana, United States
$35,568.00 - $35,568.00
Posted date
Sep 16, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Career Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Career Development Center Mission Statement

Career Development Center provides students and alumni opportunities for career exploration and employment leading to productive citizenship contributing to the intellectual, cultural, and economic development of the region.

Internship Program Mission Statement

The purpose of the IU Southeast Internship Program is to provide students with experiential work opportunities applying classroom knowledge to real-world work environments, which promote student learning.

For more information, visit the department website here.

Job Summary
  • Develops and implements programs and initiatives geared at enhancing and reinforcing the academic engagement and experiential learning capacity of the student experience. Projects programming outcomes at the program, department/division, or campus level.
  • Interfaces directly with students, attending student programming events and gathering satisfaction feedback from student participants to implement into future student programming initiatives and objectives.
  • Collaborates with staff in own department and other departments, as well as academic and campus leaders, on shared student programming goals, often coordinating funding to sponsor student programs.
  • Measures and evaluates effectiveness of student programs against projected outcomes; regularly prepares reports on impact to students and budget and may present to stakeholders on effectiveness and to secure funding for initiatives moving forward.
  • Serves on committees and performs student programming research across the field of higher education and at peer institutions to identify and recommend best practices.
  • Plans and coordinates communications for student programming initiatives to ensure student participation and inclusion.
  • May provide guidance to other Student Programming Specialists; makes process recommendations to manager for improved delivery of service.


  • Managing data for the internship programs including faculty assignments; course creation; paperwork tracking, and communicating about mid-term and final assignments through Handshake and our internal digital process. 
  • Presenting a promoting this program to our students and community through presentations and meetings as required.
  • Counseling students individually on experiential learning processes including but not limited to: finding sites, applying for sites, site issues, and resolution on conflicts.
  • General Clerical duties including but not limited to online resume critiques, mock interview critiques, and assistance with career development events.



  • Bachelor's degree in education, social work, public affairs, counseling, business, or a related field.


  • Master's degree in higher education student affairs or a related field.



  • 2 years of experience in student services, higher education, or a related field.

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.



  • Possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.



  • Proficient communication skills
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
  • Highly thorough and dependable
  • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
  • Develops and delivers effective presentations
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information
  • Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills
  • Demonstrates excellent judgment, tact, and diplomacy
  • Commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds and demonstrated cultural competency
  • Ability to build strong partnerships with students and other university departments


  • Career Development Certifications (Strong Interest, Strengths Finder, DISC, etc)
  • Experience with Diversity and Equity initiatives
Working Conditions / Demands

This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. Ability to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Work Location

IU Southeast Campus

New Albany, Indiana

Advertised Salary

Full-Time, $35,568 annually plus benefits.

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