Advertised Salary Range: $37,128 - $48,000; Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Advertised Job Summary:
Internship Coordinator University of South Carolina Upstate STA01176PO22 Spartanburg, SC
The Internship Coordinator provides assistance and support to students who are seeking internships. Requiring significant collaboration with faculty and the cultivation of key employer partnerships, this position centralizes all internship activity in support of the strategic plan to prepare students for successful careers and lives through developing career competencies.
Facilitate student learning by assisting students to secure appropriate internships to enhance their academic experience and learn skills essential to conduct a successful job search using tools such as Handshake, LinkedIn, and other relevant means.
Initiate and build partnerships with employers to develop student opportunities for internships.
Work collaboratively with faculty and administration to create policy and procedures for ensuring the academic quality and integrity of internships.
Work alongside faculty and academic departments to identify and promote internships for specific majors.
Prepare students for internship experiences by assisting with resume preparation and mock interviews; instructing on applicable workplace professionalism; and reviewing internship checklist.
Maintain accurate data to track all internships. Ensure that the proper documents are signed by students, faculty and internship site.
Document internship activities in designated software (ex. Handshake) and participate in all monthly and annual reporting of individual/departmental activities.
Assist with classroom and student group presentations and event planning and execution (workshops, career/internship fairs, and other relevant programming).
Follow-up with students and employers for feedback on internship experience, conducting site visits as needed, which may be virtual depending on location.
Assist students, faculty, staff, and employers with use of departmental software (Handshake, Big Interview, Focus 2, Starfish) and troubleshoot as needed.
Other duties as needed to support departmental and university initiatives.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Master's degree required with a minimum of 1-year experience. Good driving record, valid driver's license and successful background check are required.
USC Upstate standard office hours are 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. However, this position will involve some evening, weekend, and/or conference travel.
The University of South Carolina is a globally recognized, high-impact research university committed to a superior student experience and dedicated to innovation in learning, research and community engagement. Founded in 1801, the university offers more than 300 degree programs and is a top-tier Carnegie Foundation research institution. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of 20 locations throughout the state, including the research campus in Columbia. With 60 nationally ranked academic programs including top-ranked programs in international business, the nation's best honors college and distinguished programs in engineering, law, medicine, public health and the arts, the university is helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and around the world.