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Career Development Intern

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Job Title
      Careeer Development Intern (CDI)
Pay Rate        $10.10- $10.85
Location        Center for Student Success and Career Development
Application Deadline     3/9/2018
Last Modified      2/28/2018

Description         The Career Development Internship is a highly selective paid opportunity for juniors and seniors at Trinity College. Career Development Interns (CDIs) provide a vital service to the Center for Student Success and Career Development by supporting career coaching, programming, and outreach initiatives. The CDIs will receive extensive training in preparation for their internship responsibilities. Additionally, all CDIs will participate in regular professional development to strengthen their skill sets and prepare for life after Trinity. 

Primary responsibilities include:
  • Leading workshops and facilitating small-group conversations on career-related topics (Including: résumé writing, cover letters, LinkedIn, networking, and interviewing)
  • Reviewing and providing feedback on career documents and materials
  • Serving as a student ambassador for Career Development; represent the department at campus events
  • Conducting outreach to student groups and organizations on campus
  • Providing referrals to Career Development resources and services
  • Gathering research on career industries, program ideas, and content for informational career materials
  • Developing content for website, social media accounts, print materials, and other resources
  • Assisting staff at events and with administrative tasks
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
  • Rising juniors and seniors from all majors
  • Excellent public speaking, organization, time management, teamwork, and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of audiences (current and prospective students, families, staff, alumni, faculty)
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Positive attitude; ability serve as a role model and mentor to other students

Terms of Employment and Expectations
  • Be able to work approximately 6-8 hours per week during the fall 2018 and spring 2019 semesters. These hours will occur during daytime business hours, nights or weekends. Hours are planned as follows:
  •  5-6 hours per week for in-office work and meetings. These are prescheduled, consistent weekly shifts occurring Monday-Friday
  • 1-2 additional hours per week for presentations and events on days, nights, and weekends (demands and shifts change weekly, as needed)
  • Understand that work schedules will be determined by the Program Manager based on class schedule, significant commitments, and the needs and expectations of the department
  • Be able to commit to two semesters of employment (cannot be applying for study away in spring 2019)
  • Must be available for training the week of August 27 prior to Fall 2018 classes
  • Due to training conflicts, students cannot be an intern and simultaneously hold any of the following campus leadership positions: Resident Assistant, Student Admissions Associate, or any other position that would prevent an individual from being able to participate in fall- or spring-semester training
  • Responsive to occasional email/phone communication during non-working hours, including semester breaks
  • Adhere to confidentiality agreements, dress appropriately, and arrive to work prepared and on time
  • Adhere to College rules and regulations
To Apply       Complete the application or apply in CareerLink. Deadline to apply is March 9, 2018.

Please address any questions to:
Emily Merritt
Assistant Director
Center for Student Success and Career Development