This position is an integral component of the Strommen Center for Meaningful Work at Augsburg University. The Intern assists students with: assessing interests, talents, and skills; exploring vocation and meaningful work options; linking academic majors with career paths; getting "hands-on" learning through volunteer and internship opportunities; and preparing for the job search and/or graduate school.
Work with department staff to provide individual career coaching and walk-in hours related to job/internship search, resume writing, and interviewing.
ADDITIONAL EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
Special projects for the Career & Internship Services Office based on the graduate intern's strengths and interest areas.
Perform educational and career presentations both in classrooms and during career events.
Develop career programming and resources for students.
Assist with internship searches and building employer connections.
Participate in weekly staff and supervision meetings.
All other duties as apparent or assigned by supervisor(s).
Enrolled in a Master's program obtaining academic credit with some knowledge of career counseling and/or higher education.
Desire to work in a college setting and some experience working with students.
Self-starters who have demonstrated exceptional presentation, communication, and organizational, skills.
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse work environment.
Ability to lead/teach and mentor others.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment; and work independently with little supervision.
Ability to reason/analyze; maintain confidentiality; and demonstrate patience, understanding.
Ability to show initiative; organize workflow; manage one or more projects; and handle frequent interruptions.
Augsburg University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, familial status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or public assistance status.
Applicants MUST submit the following documents:
Three Professional References
When entering reference information please use professional references (including one past or present supervisor).
Augsburg University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to more than 3,500 students of diverse backgrounds. The student-faculty ratio is 13:1 and is characterized by strong teaching in small classes.
The University's Mission
Augsburg University educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders. The Augsburg experience is supported by an engaged community that is committed to intentional diversity in its life and work. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, and shaped by its urban and global settings.
Located in the heart of the Twin Cities, Augsburg’s main campus surrounds Murphy Square, the oldest park in Minneapolis. The University of Minnesota West Bank campus and the University of Minnesota Fairview Medical Center are across the street from Augsburg, with the Mississippi River and the Seven Corners theatre district just a few blocks away.
The 23-acre campus consists of a mix of historic and newer buildings that reflect the contemporary needs of the academic pr...ograms. Augsburg’s newest signature academic building, the Hagfors Center for Science, Business, and Religion, opened for classes January 8, 2018. In addition to its Minneapolis campus, Augsburg has a location in Rochester, Minnesota, and maintains international sites and staff in Mexico, Nicaragua, and Namibia.