Vocational Counseling 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’ with advanced English skills and/or professional backgrounds with interest in pursuing advanced educational certificates and/or degrees, employment endeavors, career development, and/or professional networking and mentorship.

Key Reponsibilities:

  • Provides individualized training related to interviewing skills and professional branding
  • Assists client with resume and cover letter preparation
  • Conducts curriculum research in partnership with agencies and institutions for vocational workshops i.e. GRE workshop, College Admissions, Foreign Credential Evaluation and Financial Aid workshops
  • Assists with recruiting and coordinating professional mentorship program - Mentors for Vocational Pathways (MVP)
  • Assists with identifying business partners who are willing to work with our clients and provide various opportunities (including networking event invitations, internship and/or job shadowing opportunities, etc.)
  • 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 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
  • Knowledge of the college admissions process as an undergraduate or graduate student in USA preferred

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

  • Adult Education
  • Administrative Support
  • Career Counseling / Coaching
  • Professional Development
  • Website Programming
  • Web Design

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15/20 hours a week for 3 months

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