Internship Counselor

Boston, MA - Posted on: Tuesday 03/10/15

Description

About Bunker Hill Community College: 

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is nationally recognized as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream and is one of four colleges awarded the National Gates Foundation Achieving the Dream Catalyst grant. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. The College offers more than 100 certificate and degree programs that prepare students to enter four-year institutions or to enter the workforce.  67% of students are people of color and more than 50% are women.

 

Position Description: 

The PT Internship Counselor will guide and support students through the internship planning, search, application, and interview process.  The Internship Counselor will assist diverse students in analyzing their interests and skills, developing goals, and identifying opportunities. The Counselor may make referrals based upon the College’s internship posting system, or actively outreach to the Greater Boston employer community.  This position supports both academic credit and non-credit career internships across all majors. The Counselor will also partner with the Career, Employer Relations, and Learn and Earn staff to prepare students via group workshops, online technologies, mock interviews, and the Spring Job and Internship Fair. 

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide individual advising for students through walk-ins, scheduled appointments, and online media
  • Assist non-traditional students with internship search strategies, referrals, and job readiness skills
  • Monitor CareerConnect job and internship posting system and follow-up with employers or faculty
  • Conduct mock interviews in individual or group settings
  • Assist in maintaining relevant internship resources  and tracking placements
  • Assist with career and internship events, fairs, and other functions/duties as assigned 

 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will be passionate about working with students, organized, self-motivated, and able to work well as part of a team to market and implement career programming.

  • Knowledge of career development theories, career exploration resources and assessment tools
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, staff, administrator, and employer stakeholders
  • Excellent communication  skills and proven ability to work with a diverse population
  • Proficiency in MS Office programs and able to learn new technology
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse population
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 1-3 years of experience working in career  advising, recruiting, or co-op or equivalent combination required; Master’s in Career Counseling, Student Development or HR  preferred

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Send your application to Sharon Schaff, Director of Career Advancement and Internships Bunker Hill Community College 250 New Rutherford Avenue Boston, MA 02129 or email: sschaff@bhcc.mass.edu