Job Readiness Intern - Fall 2016


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

International Institute of MN1694 Como AvenueSt. Paul, MN 55108

About

Candidate Profile:

  • Interest in ESL learners and ability to work with diverse groups of students

  • Good communication and computer skills

  • Ability to independently problem solve and identify solutions to issues that arise

  • Collaborates well with others in decision-making and project development

  • Demonstrated interest in refugee and immigrant issues

Position Description:

The Job Readiness Intern will assist students in IIMN’s Hospitality Program with applying for jobs, creating resumes, and writing cover letters. The Job Readiness Intern will work directly with students in the Hospitality Class as they practice for job interviews and prepare for the American workplace environment. Duties include coordinating internship opportunities for individual Hospitality Program students, innovating teaching materials to address individual student needs, and modeling excellent employee behavior.

Interns who have enjoyed this internship in the past have been detail-oriented, energetic, comfortable with independent problem-solving, and interested in tutoring.

Primary Duties Include:

  • Assists hospitality learners in applying for jobs, preparing for interviews, and acquiring necessary vocabulary

  • Coordinates student internship opportunities

  • Helps develop materials for Hospitality Class Job Club and assists instructors with class activities

  • Supports individual students with learning needs

  • Helps create an energetic and positive environment for adult learners

  • Helps learners develop essential skills for working in hotel housekeeping

Time Commitment:

  • 8-12 hours/week, 3 days a week, days and times negotiable

  • Minimum of 3 month commitment

Skills

  • Adult Education
  • Tutoring
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Career Counseling / Coaching
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 8-12 hours per week, 3 days a week
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