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Student Services Coordinator

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.
Manage relationships with corporate and non-profit internship coordinators/recruiters to insure that UNT students are being considered for internships with their companies and that the students are completing tasks associated with their internship experiences. This includes performing site visits to various companies in person and virtually.
Provide programming (workshops/trainings) and advising appointments for students to help them navigate the processes of the internship program for their department.
Manage the assessment and data collection of internships for the assigned colleges, and deliver reports to the campus community related to the results of their assigned colleges’ internship programs.
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.

 

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.