Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy consists of two schools, the School of Public Policy and Management and the School of Information Systems and Management and offers an academic experience unlike any other. Heinz College prepares students with a unique ability to conduct careful and objective analysis of relevant data, to understand and demonstrate the power of information technology, and to lead and implement change in managerial and policy contexts.
This leads us to search for positive, highly motivated academic year Career Services Graduate Intern as part of our Career Advising team. You will be focused on meeting one-on-one with Heinz students in all our graduate-level programs, providing professional development support, leading career development presentations, and assisting with event and program-creation and implementation. This is an excellent opportunity if you are interested in this area of student affairs and want to learn more about the functions of such an office.
This is a fixed-term, in-person internship running from mid-August 2023 through May 2024; 15-20 hours per week.
Resume and cover letter required to be considered.
Core responsibilities will include:
Advising students on professional development topics, such as resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation, job and internship search strategies, and networking opportunities
Presenting at career-related workshops both in-person and virtually
Providing assistance with execution of career events and programs related to professional development
Collaborating with Employer Relations team, as interested, to learn about employer engagement and recruitment at CMU
Communicating with incoming students to advertise events, meeting target dates, and provide support, as needed
The ideal candidate has an interest in higher education student interaction and program management and ideally would have exposure to Career Services, although this is not a requirement.
You should demonstrate:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to prioritize responsibilities and time limits in a fast-paced environment
Proven track record to self-start projects and learn tools or software as needed
Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, specifically Excel and Power Point
Comfortable working with or ability to learn Handshake, our recruiting platform
Capacity to efficiently collect, analyze, and present data
Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within Heinz College. Inclusion, collaboration, and cultural responsiveness are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to optimally interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for an individual who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.
High School Diploma or GED; Bachelor's degree preferred
Enrollment in graduate program related to higher education, student affairs, counseling, etc., desirable
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