Coordinator for Internships and Career Experiences/Career Counselor
University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus
Location: St Petersburg, Florida
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Masters
Employee & Dependent Tuition Benefits
State of Florida low-employee-cost health insurance
State of Florida Retirement System – pension or investment
10+ Paid Holidays Annually
Generous Paid Time Off (vacation and sick)
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Internal Number: 00041519
The USF St Petersburg campus Career Services office empowers students to navigate their distinctive professional identity by integrating career development into their educational journey. We cultivate partnerships with campus and community while creating innovative and agile services to equip our students with the skills, confidence and experiences necessary to succeed. The office reports to the Vice Chancellor for Student Success through the Associate Vice Chancellor of Enrollment and Transitions.
The USF St Petersburg campus Career Services office is a small team of dedicated individuals that work together to provide quality programs and services to help students achieve career success. These programs include orientation programming for career interests’ alignment, a first-year professional mentoring program, spring break job shadow program, employer connection events such as job fairs and spotlights, career carnival, career cruises, and many more. The office uses tools such as MyPlan (MBTI, Holland) Assessments, Clifton Strengths, Handshake, Big Interview, Microsoft (Teams, Outlook, Planner, and Forms), canva design, and Canvas LMS.
POSITION SUMMARY: Coordinate exploratory internships and other career experiences for the Career Center at USF St. Petersburg. Liaison with academic programs for development of internships and employment opportunities. Coordinate Innovation Scholar Career Development program, All Majors Internship Course, and job shadow programs. Assist with career events including career fairs and expos, information sessions, panel discussions, on-campus recruiting, mock interviews, and related events. Serve as a Career Counselor to students and recent alumni including providing career consultations on major exploration, career development and planning, job and internship search, and interview preparation. Maintain center management database, and develops reports on campus wide internship data. Supports the mission of the Career Center and all of its associated programs.
Manage and coordinate mentoring programs (Innovation Scholars Program) including the advertisements, application, mentor management, student training and matching processes
Coordinate the Exploratory Internship Program, a 0-3 credit course allowing students to receive a transcript notation for an experience when academic credit is not available or needed.
Collaborate with USF Tampa in offering the IDS 3947 Internship course.
Collaborate with USF St. Petersburg campus USF World office on international internship opportunities, creating, reviewing, and assisting students with internships abroad.
Build and manage a spring break job shadow/externship program for students, which will help them build connections for future internship opportunities including experiences like ExLabs or other immersive short-term opportunities
Building Academic Partnerships: Coordinate a campus wide Internship Committee and the data management of internship experiences, including measuring the intern and employer experiences.
Assess, counsel and coach students and alumni to support their career / vocational needs.
Conduct and evaluate students' abilities, interests, personality, values, and skills using a variety of psychological assessments, tests and interviews.
Support students in developing goals and priorities and provide relevant resources to secure appropriate employment to support accomplishment of career/vocational goals.
Facilitate career/vocational development of students and alumni through individual counseling sessions, workshops, classroom presentations and presentations to students and student employees in the Division of Student Affairs departments.
Advise students/alumni on job opportunities, including educational and vocational training required.
Deliver job search coaching and assistance to students and alumni through individual advising sessions, workshops, classroom presentations and presentations to student employees in the Division of Student Affairs departments.
Develop resources on job search strategies for the department use. Make appropriate referrals to mental health/wellness professionals, disability services and other divisions.
Develop a working knowledge of USF majors as a guideline for identifying and recruiting employers whose hiring needs reflect the diversity of USF-SP majors.
Develop mentor partnerships with alumni and local businesses/organizations to assist student
Maintain accurate and complete student counseling records to meet university standards.
Develop and conduct outcome assessment surveys on delivery of services, with employers participating in recruitment services.
Assist with and monitor the student satisfaction of services evaluation data.
Assist with the collection of other student and alumni career related data.
Coordinate a campus wide Internship Committee (originally created as part of the Vision 2020 Partnership Bold Goal Team) and the data management of internship experiences, including measuring the intern and employer experiences.
Develop strategic employer outreach and marketing plans to identify prospective employer contacts. Develop strategic student outreach and marketing to assist with career development and job attainment.
Assist in recruiting, hiring, training and supervision of Career Peer Advisors and Student Staff.
Incorporate a diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging lens into all programs, services, outreach, and engagement. Actively seek to improve multicultural competency, personally, programmatically, and organizationally.
Serve on divisional committee(s) to advance the work of Student Success.
Office administration and other tasks or duties as assigned
The position requires a Master's degree in Career Counseling, Career Education, College Student Affairs, MBA; or a Bachelor's degree in those same fields with a minimum of two years of directly related experience. Alternatively, in specialized academic areas, the position may require a degree in that field of study.
Master's degree in in College Student Personnel, Career Counseling, Counselor Education, Counseling Psychology, College Student Affairs and professional experience in career services, employer relations, recruiting, internship programs advisement or college student affairs.
About University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus
University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus is Pinellas County’s only residential, public research institution. Located on Bayboro Harbor and in the heart of the city’s Innovation District, the USF St. Petersburg campus offers more than 40 undergraduate and graduate programs. USF's St. Petersburg campus has many of the advantages of a large public university while maintaining the ability to offer small class sizes in a close-knit learning environment. Enrollment is around 4500 students.