Internship Coordinator, Toppel Career Center

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Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-09-11
Req: R100034936
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The Internship Coordinator is a full-time, professional staff member in the Toppel Career Center and reports to the Assistant Director, Internships. The Toppel Career Center serves all undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Miami with the exception of Law, MBA and Medical students.

The Toppel Career Center’s mission is to empower and connect students to achieve a lifetime of career fulfillment. We are looking for a passionate and motivated individual to join our highly motivated team within a fast-paced environment.

- Support the comprehensive Toppel Internship Program by enrolling students in the program, sending out employer letters and monitoring completion of requirements
- Lead the approval of internship postings on Handshake, career management system and ensure that postings meet the criteria set forth by the Toppel Career Center; support Employer Engagement team in full-time approvals
- Revise internship manual and promotional material and updates as needed
- Oversee administration of assessment efforts and reports related to internships, and support the Associate Director of Assessment and Communication in departmental efforts
- In conjunction with the Assistant Director of Internships, co-facilitate Reflection Seminars each semester to process student’s internships and cultivate their career development
- Support the continued development of the InternU program, to provide on-campus departments the opportunity to convert existing roles into on-campus internships
- Assist in the production of program materials and informational publications
- Support the Assistant Director of Internships in targeting, cultivating and sustaining internship opportunities for University of Miami students
- In conjunction with all Toppel staff, initiate and build partnerships with employers to develop student opportunities for experiential endeavors locally, state-wide, nationally and internationally
- Keep staff informed on appropriate websites and resources related to internships
- Support Assistant Director, Internships in educating employers on developing internship descriptions and appealing programs that comply with legal, NACE, and campus regulations and policies. Provides employers with guidelines, policies, compensation information and referral to other employer services offered by the Career Center
- Works with career advisor team to infuse internship information into their workshops and to invite employers to participate in internship panels and networking events
- Develop new and maintain already created relationships across campus based on the center’s career education and liaison models
- Support the department’s Sebastian Closet professional dress clothing rental program
- Serve on internal and campus wide programming and planning committees

- Must exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Must have superior interpersonal skills with a demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity.
- Proficiency with Windows environment including word processing, knowledge or database programs.
- Must be a self-starter and possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrated ability to organize and work independently as a leader and as part of a team.

- Bachelor’s Degree and 1-2 years of experience
- A combination of relevant experience and education may be considered

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Posted: 9/13/2019
Application Due: 11/12/2019
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