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Temporary Graduate Career Counseling Intern

University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, Colorado

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Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Career Services, Counseling
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Boulder, Colorado Employment Type:

Temporary StaffSchedule:

Part-TimePosting Close Date:

06-May-2022Date Posted:

03-May-2022 Close All Job SummaryThe Career Counseling Interns will provide career development to individuals and groups. They will work with students on issues such as career planning, identity and self-concept, choosing a major, values and motivation, developing confidence and decision making skills, exploring strengths, skills and abilities, designing a job search strategy, researching personal interests and lifestyle choices, and learning how to network, interview, write a resume, and conduct informational interviews.The intern will work closely with the Embedded Career Team and have opportunities to develop innovative programming and co-facilitate workshops that assist students in their career development and job search process. The intern will also interact with the entire Career Services’ staff throughout their experience.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Who We AreCareer Services, a department within the Division of Student Affairs, is the central hub for career initiatives at CU Boulder. Career Services partners with key team members across campus to ensure that students and alumni have the opportunity to develop career competencies, gain professional tools, and solidify their career choices. In addition to our focus on career competency, the staff in Career Services is committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity within our work. From staff development on topics of cultural humility, to programming that highlights diversity and inclusion in the world of work, our goal is to provide inclusive excellence for all students and alumni.
Key Initiatives include: Tailor and optimize career planning, programs, and resources for all colleges, schools, and programs on campus to ensure their diverse needs are met. Build and implement tools, technology, resources and communities of practice that support career work for all students and alumni. Connect students with employers with a focus on responsive & innovative services for external partners and coordinate events that are relevant for students and alum. Develop a Community of Practice to work on internships and professional experiences and scale up programming that builds experience, skills, and confidence for all students.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will BeStudent Facing:
  • Provide career advising for students and/or alumni in a combination of scheduled appointments, drop-in sessions, document reviews, email correspondence, and follow-up tasks.
  • Develop and create career and professional development content for engaging presentations and facilitate training in a variety of modalities both in-person and virtual.
  • Track data on stakeholder engagement, maintain contact logs, and notes from career advising appointments.
Training and Development:
  • Participate in weekly supervision and review recorded sessions
  • Participate in weekly group training to enhance knowledge and skills in career counseling. In the fall semester, build knowledge and confidence in technical topics such as resume writing, job search and interview strategies. During the spring semester, learn about a variety of related theories and career counseling practices such as narrative, motivational interviewing, and planned happenstance.
  • Attend a weekly embedded career team meeting to further develop knowledge and build connections with key staff.
What You Should Know
  • This is a temporary, part-time position anticipated to last 10 months. The week before classes start will require a 40 hour week for training.
  • This position is in a hybrid work situation.
  • All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement.
    • New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.
What We Can Offer
  • The hourly rate is $15.30.
Benefits Temporary positions at the University of Colorado are not benefits-eligible, however, all positions are eligible for paid sick leave. Be StatementsBe collaborative. Be empowered. Be Boulder.What We Require
  • Enrolled in a master’s degree in counseling, coaching, advising, or student affairs.
What You Will Need
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to build rapport and guide students through the counseling process, effectively communicate to internal and external groups, and demonstrated presentation skills.
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously while working collaboratively and individually.
  • Inclusive excellence competencies and experience working with a diverse student body.
  • Passion for working with undergraduate students, as well as graduate students, nontraditional students, and alumni.
What We Would Like You To Have
  • 1 year experience working in a professional capacity.
Special InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. A current resume.
  2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.
We may request references at a later time.
Please apply by May 6, 2022 for consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.Posting Contact InformationPosting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

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