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Thu Sep 01, 2016 - Sat Dec 10, 2016


2305 Parklake DriveSuite 100Atlanta, GA 30345



The Career Development intern reports directly to the Career Development Coordinator and supports efforts under IRC’s Career Development program. Career Development, a program within the Economic Empowerment Department, focuses on assisting clients to advance beyond entry-level jobs and to resume their professional careers after resettlement. Specifically, the Career Development program provides career counseling, enrollment in post-secondary and recertification programs, and advanced job placement.


  • Assist clients individually & in group career coaching sessions in order to develop a career pathway
  • Create and revise resumes by working one-on-one with clients
  • Prepare clients for job interviews
  • Accompany refugee clients for job interviews and employment orientations
  • Assist clients with enrollment in post-secondary and recertification programs
  • Research potential Industries, employers, training programs, and trends in Atlanta workforce
  • Propose and develop other support services that serve the program goals and client’s needs
  • Provide general administrative support and maintain accurate records of Career Development program activities


  • Strong interest in working with international clients
  • Proficiency with resume writing and employment related activities
  • Proven ability to work with consideration and respect for cross-cultural differences
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office programs and internet research
  • Enthusiasm for helping people to learn and demonstrated professionalism
  • Interns must be able to work at least 15 hours a week for at least three months
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to an insured vehicle


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 15 hours a week for 3 months
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