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Career Services Graduate Internship Opportunity

CEHD Career Services at the University of Minnesota is seeking 1 -2 graduate student internship position(s) available for the 2011-2012 academic year.

CEHD Career Services provides comprehensive career services and resources for undergraduate/graduate students and recent alumni in the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD).

CEHD Career Services is located in the new Science Teaching and Student Services (STSS) Building on the East Bank Campus of the University of Minnesota. Our space includes a large career resource room and interview center. The center is shared with CLA Career Services and the College of Design, Minneapolis programs.
To learn more about CEHD Career Services visit www.cehd.umn.edu/career

Position description
-Assist CEHD students in identifying majors, career interests and goals using personal exploration and assessment tools (MBTI and SII) through one hour individual appointments.
-Assist students with job search preparation including how to search for employers, write a resume and cover letter, and develop strong interview skills.
-Provide walk-in resume reviews and career counseling.
-Conduct individual and group mock interviews and provide feedback to students.
-Conduct classroom presentations on career development related topics.
-Participate in CEHD and U of M events/programming such as career fairs, career panels, and recruiting events.
-Work with staff to develop career services that will support a diverse student population.
-Involvement in professional development and training.
-Additional projects and opportunities depending on student's interest, background and strengths.

Qualifications
-Applicants must be a graduate student currently enrolled in a Masters or PhD level program in college student personnel, counseling psychology, higher education, or related field with an interest in career counseling/career services in a higher education setting.
-Completion of career development coursework.
-Ability to take initiative and work independently.
-Ability to collaborate effectively and work as part of a team.
-Demonstrated creativity, flexibility and adaptability.
-Commitment to providing career services to a diverse population of students and alumni.
-Experience with job search skills, career development, and teaching or advising with college students is preferred, but not required.

Logistics
-The time commitment is approximately 20 - 25 hours per week during office hours (8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday) with occasional evening and weekend opportunities during the 2010 - 2011 academic year.
-Graduate student interns are supervised by a master's level career services professional and will have at least one hour per week of individual supervision.
-Graduate interns are provided initial and on-going training and begin with observation of appointments, then proceed to supervised appointments and then independent appointments.
-We are currently not able to provide LP supervision.
-$500.00 per semester stipend.

Application
Please provide the following application materials: (1) resume and cover letter, and (2) three references (please indicate length and nature of relationship). Submit application materials via e-mail to Jeannie Stumne, Lead Career Coordinator, at stumn001@umn.edu
Priority deadline is January 31st, 2010, but applications will be reviewed as received until position is filled.
For more information contact Jeannie Stumne at stumn001@umn.edu or 612-625-5307

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