Careers Services Intern


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Cause Areas

When

Mon Jan 09, 2017 - Sat Apr 29, 2017

Where

2300 Henderson Mill Road NEAtlanta, GA 30345


About

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

Skills

  • Administrative Support
  • Career Counseling / Coaching
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-months
  • Send your resume &cover letter to Mary Cash at volunteerengagement@newamericanpathways.org

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