We’re Hiring: Redmond Internship Coordinator

INTERNSHIP COORDINATOR – Redmond, Oregon

To apply:
For confidential consideration, please contact Natasha Cagle, [email protected], at Express Employment Professionals (541-389-1505).

Salary Range
$52,000-$56,000 per year

What You Get to Do
If you have a passion for connecting people and making an impact on your community, this is a great opportunity for you to serve as the Internship Coordinator for Redmond! The Internship Coordinator is responsible for continuing the overall development, implementation, daily operation, and evaluation of the Youth CareerConnect program for the greater Redmond area. The Coordinator matches high school and college-age students (ages 16-24 years) with internship opportunities with local employers and works with schools, local government and non-profits to lead workshops and develop opportunities for young people with regards to work experience and work readiness skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop relationships with local businesses to identify and cultivate internship opportunities. This can be done by utilizing the Chamber of Commerce and other client databases to create active lists of employers willing to mentor students and encourage internship opportunities at their place of
    employment.
  • Coordinate with designated school and non-profit program staff to recruit and provide individual advising to students interested in having meaningful work opportunities
  • Match students with companies to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes
  • Support businesses to be successful at hosting student interns, including consultation around program design, position descriptions, human resources options, and other support during the internship term
  •  Design and implement marketing strategies to identify, attract and involve students, employers, and faculty (K-12, COCC, OSU-Cascades) in the internship program
  •  Assemble and maintain files for each participating student including documentation of progress and related paperwork such as: resumes, agreement forms, assignments, and employer evaluations.
  • Maintain database of student referrals, placements and outcomes and match them up with employer needs.
  • Coordinate additional activities, including internship site visits, intern spotlights, internship fairs, and other special programming.
  • Organize and deliver presentations related to the Program, the development of critical workplace skills and the career planning and job search process.
  •  Collaborate with internship advisors within schools and programs to provide high quality and academically relevant work experiences whenever possible/practicable
  • Facilitate the resolution of concerns brought forward by employers, students and/or faculty
  •  Track effort and progress and share success stories about the impact students have had on local employers and how students have benefited from real-world work experience

What You Will Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in field relevant to position requirement is preferred, however a combination of relevant work experience may substitute for a bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working with business groups, internships, placement, student development, employment recruiting, sales, or other relevant experience
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with business leaders, students, faculty, staff, and the public is paramount. This is not a work-from-home opportunity.
  • A track record and aptitude for working autonomously and with initiative, even though several opportunities for feedback and evaluation will be available
  •  A focus on detail and quality without sacrificing responsiveness in a fast-paced environment
  • Current knowledge of the job market and occupations, industry trends and area companies is a bonus initially, but is critical for long-term success
  •  Comfort and aptitude for public speaking to both small and large groups
  • Excellent communication skills (phone, email, in writing, and in person) are crucial
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities
  •  Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office programs, a CRM database and other office equipment is necessary

Immediate Supervisor:
EDCO’s Regional Managing Supervisor of Youth CareerConnect

To apply:
For confidential consideration, please contact Natasha Cagle at Express Employment Professionals (541-389-1505).
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