Internship Coordinator

Job description

Internship Coordinator

Posting Number: R0001014
Location: Salem Campus

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Position Summary:

The Internship Coordinator is responsible for facilitating internships, experiential learning opportunities, and community service opportunities for CLA students. The coordinator develops and maintains key relationships with employers, faculty, alumni, and students, and coordinates all aspects of academic credit for internships under the supervision of the office of Career Development. The coordinator meets with students individually and in groups/classes to discuss career development, with a focus on internships and service learning. The coordinator serves as part of a team of Career Development professionals advancing career education and services for Willamette undergraduates.


  • Advises students one-on-one and in groups regarding their career development with a focus on internship experiences and experiential learning opportunities.

  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with employers, organizations, community service learning sites, alumni, faculty, parents, and professionals to facilitate and develop internships and experiential learning opportunities.

  • Assists the Director of Career Development and/or represents the office in various departmental programs, workshops and presentations, including participation on university committees.

  • Evaluates and monitors opportunities based on student and organization feedback and on-site visits.

  • Compiles annual campus wide data on internships and experiential learning opportunities, and completes other administrative tasks as necessary.

  • Stays up to date on knowledge of current employment trends and salary structures; student development and counseling theories; and career decision-making and job search processes.

  • Plans, coordinates, and implements career development programs, activities and events that complement academic learning including the Opportunity Fair.

  • Hires, trains, and supervises student workers as necessary.

  • Markets, advertises, and promotes internship opportunities to Willamette students through web, social media, and outreach campaigns.

  • Other duties as assigned, some evening and weekend work is required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Two or more years of career development/advising or equivalent experience.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to working with a diverse population of students, colleagues, community members, and organizations as well as show active engagement in learning and practicing the principles of equity, inclusion, and diversity.

  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding sensitive materials and information.

  • Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with community outreach or employer/alumni relations.

  • Experience with community-based learning strongly preferred.

  • Social media and web-based marketing and outreach campaign management.

Salary Range: $42,000-$46,000 based on experience and qualifications

Priority application deadline is Monday, April 2nd.

You will need to upload the following two documents as part of your application materials in the "My Experience" section:

  • Cover letter addressing the required/desired qualifications and presenting any other applicant characteristics which deserve emphasis
  • Current Resume

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, WU is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. We seek candidates, particularly those from historically under-represented groups, whose work furthers diversity and who bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.





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Posted: 3/13/2018
Application Due: 4/26/2018
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