Careers Services Intern


(33.852726,-84.25977)
 

Cause Areas

When

Mon May 14, 2018 - Fri Aug 31, 2018

Where

2300 Henderson Mill Road NEAtlanta, GA 30345
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About

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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 volunteerengagement@newamericanpathways.org, no phone calls please. This is a non-paid internship.

Skills

  • Administrative Support
  • Career Counseling / Coaching
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Organization
  • Multi-Tasking

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15/20 hours a week 3 months

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