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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, no phone calls please. This is a non-paid internship.