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Director, Undergraduate Engineering Co-op Program
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)
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Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the Career Development Services (CDS) Executive Director and working closely and directly with the Dean of the Newark College of Engineering (NCE) and the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Student Services, the Director will develop, manage, and oversee the new, formal, undergraduate engineering Co-op Program. The Director manages the strategic, programmatic and operational functions related to the formal undergraduate engineering Co-op Program at NJIT. This effort include using and leveraging existing campus-wide initiatives and industrial connections, developing new opportunities to forge strategic partnerships with employer partners, and coordinating co-op opportunities with the academic units of the Newark College of Engineering (NCE). The Director is providing vision, leadership, creativity, and accountability for increasing student participation in the formal undergraduate engineering Co-op program. The Director supervises personnel dedicated to the program (currently an Assistant Director) and is supported with funding and human resources from within CDS. The Director develops qualitative and quantitative milestones and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the Co-op engineering program for approval, and reports periodically on progress toward meeting them. In time, the responsibilities of the Director may be expanded to include co-op education for graduate students.

Essential Functions:
Program Development and Implementation • Provide leadership, expertise, and insight in the planning for a high quality-formal undergraduate co-op program for all engineering disciplines in NCE. • Work closely with academic advisors and faculty to ensure the Program meets the educational objectives of the academic units. • Leverage the resources of existing CDS specialized work teams in the delivery of professionally managed career advisement, employer development, experiential education, and career related on-campus events. • Work with the Executive Director and other employer relations team members to develop strategic plans focusing on growing full-time six month NCE undergraduate co-op work experience opportunities across all NCE majors. • Work with the employer relations team to determine strategy, messaging, target audiences, communications and tracking methods. • Identify and cultivate relationships with prospective co-op • Work in collaboration with NCE academic units and the CDS student success team to increase NCE undergraduate student co-op participation.
• Develop and maintain relationships with NCE departments as these pertain to the undergraduate co-op program. • Communicate and meet regularly with NCE representatives to review progress on shared tasks and initiatives as they relate to increasing co-op student and employer participation. • Collaborate with NCE departments to coordinate the promotion of the co-op program and opportunities to students. • Collaborate with NCE to leverage existing employer relationships to increase co-op postings.

Additional Functions:
• Develop strategies for student recruitment and participation in the Co-op Program. • Develop strategies for increasing Co-op work experience opportunities available for NCE students. • Ensure student and employer satisfaction with the Program. • Ensure that the Co-op Program complies with NJIT’s objectives and policies in the areas of inclusion, diversity and nondiscrimination. • Host prospective employer engagement events on campus and off-site. Leverage the connections of the NCE Board of Visitors to increase the number of participating employers. • Ensure that students are well-prepared in the areas of co-op search techniques, resume development and distribution, and interview preparation. • Ensure the proper pairing of students with employers and resolve any issues stemming from such assignments.

• Work with Executive Director and other stakeholders in developing and implementing assessment metrics and KPIs as related to the overall university and college vision, goals, and objectives for determining program success. • Provide periodically oral and written reports detailing the milestones and KPIs of the Program, as well as progress made toward meeting them.

Prerequisite Qualifications:
o Master’s degree from a mainstream university/college in a related field. o Minimum five years’ experience in a four-year university career services organization, or in an academic department with responsibility for administering a mainstream, structured co-op program. o Experience working with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and employers with minimal direct supervision. o Demonstrated leadership and business relationship building skills and experience. • Accomplished oral and written communication skills along with presentation and interpersonal skills. • Computer proficiency in a Windows and MS Office Professional Suite environment. • Experience with Career Center CRM

Preferred Qualifications:
o Professional experience with a co-op program in a major metropolitan area. o Experience with Handshake, Symplicity or other specialized platforms. o At least one engineering or engineering technology academic degree. o Documented experience as an author of reports, presentations, demonstrations or archived papers on co-operative education.

Assistant Director, Professional Development and Experiential Programs
Career and Professional Development, Virginia Tech

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Initial application review date is May 7, 2021

Career and Professional Development (CPD) is a centralized office of 28 staff dedicated to educating and supporting students as they explore and choose academic majors and career options, obtain and reflect upon career-related experiences, develop professional presence and essential skills for workplace success, and launch post-graduation career plans, including graduate/professional school and employment. CPD is focusing on strategic initiatives around experiential learning that support the university’s efforts to provide guided learning opportunities to all undergraduate students at Virginia Tech. Now is an exciting time to join CPD if you are passionate about experiential learning and professional development, creative, adaptable, an energetic and a collaborative team player, and are looking to help build new experiential programs for students.

The Assistant Director will develop, coordinate, and execute professional development programs and key experiential learning programs managed by Career and Professional Development (CPD). These programs include a Cooperative Education and Internship Program (CEIP), a campus internship program, a local internship program, and micro-internship opportunities, as well as a portfolio of professional development programs and events. The Assistant Director will promote experiential learning opportunities and embed professional competencies for career readiness into programs.

Additionally, the Assistant Director will support the career development of students through advising and delivering presentations on experiential learning and professional development topics and consult with faculty and staff on best practices for internships. Team members also work with employers to understand the breadth and depth of experiential and post-graduation opportunities available for students.

Coordinate experiential learning and professional development programs, including program logistics, marketing, course administration, student engagement, and program assessment
Serve as an instructor for zero-credit cooperative education and internship course
Advise and coach students seeking internship and experiential learning opportunities on job searching strategies including resume development, interviewing, and professional preparation
Engage and communicate with students and supervisors enrolled in experiential programs
Build relationships with faculty, staff, and employers to promote experiential learning and professional development opportunities for students
Consult with faculty, staff, and employers on internship and/or cooperative education best practices
Develop and deliver presentations and workshops relevant to experiential learning and professional development

Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Affairs, Counseling, or related field.
Strong interpersonal, communication, and team skills.
Commitment to innovation and collaboration.
Exceptional project management skills such as organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to adapt to new and changing situations.
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment.
Demonstrated ability to foster relationships among a diverse range of constituents including; students, faculty, staff, administrators, and employers.

Significant experience providing career advising/coaching within a college/university setting.
Experience working with internship, cooperative education, and experiential learning programs.
Familiarity with experiential learning theory and implementing learning and reflection processes.
Experience teaching/facilitating courses, developing course content, and/or program assessment.
Knowledge of CliftonStrengths.
Experience with management platforms such as Handshake, Simplicity, Canvas, Salesforce, etc.

To apply, go to and search by position #515783 Initial application review date is May 7, 2021. The position will remain open until filled. For additional information contact Amy McPherson, Sr. Associate Director for Student Development and search chair at

Student Services Coordinator
The University of North Texas System
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The UNT Career Center is the centralized career office responsible for the career development and employment of all UNT students and alumni. It has responsibility for all Student Employment, Internships, and Post-Graduate Employment of UNT students.

The Career Center Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Internship Specialist to join our team.• Position is responsible for organizing and managing internship programs and events for assigned colleges;
• provide internship advisement to students interested in working as an intern, and work with faculty and staff in the colleges to provide support for their internship programs within their colleges;
• work with academic counselors on internship procedures, ensure that student internships are meeting departmental requirements and receiving credit for their internship;
• work with students through classes, student organizations and individually to promote the services as they seek to make internship decisions; Develop and implement workshops and presentations for student organizations and classes related to assigned colleges to meet their internship needs.
• reach out to companies that recruit students from their assigned colleges and strengthen/start a recruiting relationship with companies;
• Manage effective relationships with stakeholders such as other teams within the Career Center, faculty in assigned colleges, and relevant UNT departments to fulfill their internship-related needs.
• ensure that all activities of the office are assessed and reported. Build partnerships with faculty in assigned colleges to encourage the data sharing of internship activity within the Career Center’s online platform to ensure that all data is reported
• Facilitate the tracking, approvals, and evaluations of internships within the online platform.
• Develop and promote services that reflect up to date internships best practices and trends in experiential learning.
• Develop online resources (webpage, blogs, videos) to provide information on internship advisement and processes.
• Advise students through appointments to provide guidance on topics such as resumes, cover letters, interviewing skills, networking, and internship search strategy, and connect students with relevant resources to improve their internship approach

Work directly with Department Chairs and faculty in assigned Colleges to develop/manage a formal internship program that fits with the academic structure of UNT and ensures some level of standardization related to their internship programs.
Work directly with Department Chairs and faculty in assigned Colleges to develop/manage a formal internship program that fits with the academic structure of UNT and ensures some level of standardization related to their internship programs.
Provide programming (workshops/trainings) and advising appointments for students to help them navigate the processes of the internship program for their department.
Provide programming (workshops/trainings) and advising appointments for students to help them navigate the processes of the internship program for their department.
Deliver marketing to students and the campus related to student internship involvement, ensuring that we have a large number of students doing internship and job shadowing on campus.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in related field and two years of student services, student affairs, counseling, advising, or related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Excellent public speaking skills with experience in conducting training workshops.
• Ability to provide leadership and mentoring to student populations.
• Experience in networking across departments and programs.
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity.
• Strong organizational skills and ability to simultaneously execute multiple projects.
• Excellent verbal and written communication, and computer skills.
• Some experience in customer service is preferred.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Asst/Assc/Sr.Assc Director, Internship Programs

Suffolk University, Boston. MA

Job Summary:

The AD, Internship Programs will serve as a university resource for the various educators and initiatives focused on providing students with internship opportunities. This includes providing support, resources, and training for academic faculty teaching internship courses. This individual will directly lead the growth and success of the Career Center’s internship efforts, and develop the infrastructure for non-credit-bearing internship programming. The AD of Internship Programs will work with colleagues in the colleges, student affairs, Career Center, and Institutional Research to conduct ongoing assessment of Suffolk’s internship programs, and will act and advise in ways to improve those outcomes.

Posted Date: March 26, 2021