LAKELAND COLLEGE, an independent liberal arts institution in Wisconsin, seeks a qualified candidate for a Graduate Intern in its Career Development Department for the Fall and Spring Terms.
Reporting to the Director of Career Development and Assistant Director of Career Development the Graduate Intern serves as vital and dynamic member of the staff in Career Development. The GI also works closely with all other College constituencies - staff, faculty, alumni, employers, and other friends of the College.
GI's will develop a full understanding of the goals, objectives, and programs of the office; act in adherence with professional standards and ethics; maintain confidentiality; and communicate appropriately with other staff.
- Assist students and alumni with resume and cover letter writing, and deliver constructive critiques during scheduled or drop in appointments
- Work with professional staff to identify student populations and meet with those appointed caseloads
- Develop rapport with students through one-on-one appointments and meet the career needs of each student
- Manage student profiles and documents within Career Connect on a daily basis
- Maintain familiarity with the resources that the Career Development Office provides (career handouts, graduate admissions testing information, internship experiences, Career Connect database, my.lakeland website, and career assessments)
- Coordinate and present outreach programs/workshops onCareer Development's resources and career-related topics to campus-wide audiences
- Conduct follow-up telephone calls for annual alumni survey
- Assure that all students using program/office services feel welcome and are appropriately assisted within the office
- Meet weekly with Career Development staff to ensure activities are well prepared for and develop additional ways to promote the services offered
- Attend WIPCCC meetings and engage in professional development opportunities as available
- GI's will apply one semester in advance. The process will include submitting a resume. Select candidates will be invited to interview. One (1) applicant will be appointed to the GI position each fall and spring semester.
- GI candidates must be currently enrolled in a graduate studies program in the area of higher education counseling, college student personnel, or human resources.
- Average approximately 30 hours per week (including regular weekly office hours, occasional adjusted day or evening hours for special programming, a weekly staff meeting, and monthly one-to-one meetings with a Career Development staff member).
- GI's are required to attend and participate in Career Development Events.
- GI's are not required to work on reading days, final exam days, or school holidays.
- Required skills include the capacity to learn and develop strong helping skills, telephone/public relations/hosting skills, excellent creativity, composition, grammar, and spelling skills; strong organizational skills, ability to work effectively in a team environment and an unquestionable ability to maintain and protect confidential information. GI's must be prompt, timely in completing work assignments, and independent/resourceful; must demonstrate initiative and creativity with regard to outreach.
Please click on apply now and submit a letter of interest, current resume and three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.
An equal opportunity employer / educator