General Description: This position is intended to provide qualified interns with opportunities to learn through experience about operational aspects of New American Pathways’ Career Services Department. In this role, the intern will have opportunities to apply and refine his or her skills related to supporting our clients’ employment endeavors and career development.
Conducts client interviews to determine competencies and qualifications as they relate to available employment opportunities
Provides individualized training related to interviewing skills
Assists client with resume preparation
Conducts new client orientation programs that focus on American employment practices and laws, personal financial management, and budgeting skills
Provides ongoing follow-up to support clients’ efforts toward self-sufficiency
Provides outreach to new employers in collaboration with the department team
Assists clients with transportation to interviews and orientations
Assists with administrative duties
Other duties as necessary
Skills and Competencies:
Ability to communicate easily with people of various ethnic and educational backgrounds in written and oral form
Strong organization skills; the ability to multitask and maintain focus in a fast-paced environment
Willingness to gain understanding of the basic refugee experience; sensitive to the refugees’ histories
Sales drive and ability to call prospective employers
TO APPLY: Interested candidates may submit their application, resume and cover letter to Akheia Bowie at firstname.lastname@example.org, no phone calls please. This is a non-paid internship.