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Internship Research Coordinator (#534)

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Mount Holyoke is located in the beautiful Connecticut River Valley in western Massachusetts. The College is committed to educating a diverse community of women at the highest level of academic excellence and to fostering the alliance of liberal arts education with purposeful engagement in the world.

Mount Holyoke College is engaged in a strategic curriculum to career initiative called The Lynk. The Lynk unifies campus commitments to prepare students to face the future with confidence by providing a rigorous liberal arts education combined with key tools and experiences that enable students to meet their career and life goals. All students are provided with financial support to pursue a qualified internship experience. Mount Holyoke’s 2,202 students hail from from 47 states and 57 countries. 27 percent of the students are international citizens and 27 percent of domestic students identify as African American, Asian American, Latinx, Native American, or multiracial. 57 percent of incoming first-year students were in the top 10 percent of their high school classes.

Mount Holyoke is a member of the Five College Consortium (along with Amherst, Hampshire, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst). The College has a longstanding history of purposeful engagement in the world, expressed in a range of ways, from community-based learning to summer science programs.


Internship Research Coordinator Position Summary

Mount Holyoke is currently searching for an Internship Research Coordinator to manage and centralize information on internships and other opportunities offered across the college; to coordinate information about outreach and relationships with alumnae and other contacts; and to assist with developing technology options to track contacts, relationships and student activities. The Internship Research Coordinator will:

  •  Develop a centralized intake process for emerging opportunities from Advancement, faculty and external partners
  • Manage existing curated internships for the Career Development Center and develop new opportunities in identified priority areas in collaboration with the Career Development Center’s External Relations team.
  • Administer systems, processes & data for student engagement, summer funding through Lynk UAF, and external relationships, in collaboration with other Career Development Center staff and campus partners.
  • Produce status reports on an ongoing basis as well as annual reports on outcomes
  • Enter, maintain & analyze data to assess progress and inform future directions

This  position, centered in the Career Development Center, works closely with relationship and internship managers in the Career Development Center, Office of the Dean of Faculty, McCulloch Center, Miller-Worley Center, Office of Pre-Health Programs, and the Weissman Center to coordinate curated internship and other experiential opportunities, through timely follow-up, collecting and documenting results of outreach, identifying new contacts in areas of identified priority for development, and managing existing relationships for the Career Development Center.

The Coordinator will serve as a liaison to the Technology Infrastructure & Systems Support group in LITS, focused on managing contacts and connecting internship data environments with the system of record, Colleague.  The Coordinator will participate in the Colleague Management Team and collaborate with data governance teams to maintain and continuously improve technology solutions for student engagement and relationship management.

The Coordinator will manage and report on student experiential learning opportunities and participation, in partnership with Institutional Research and other data managers within the Career Development Center, Office of the Dean of Faculty, McCulloch Center, Miller-Worley Center, Office of Pre-Health Programs, and the Weissman Center, including developing a tool to support student and faculty use of participation data.  Potential for the Coordinator to provide some direct student support is possible, depending on experience and qualifications.

This is an 11-month, full-time position with a 1.5-year term. Qualifications include:

  • Experience with prospect and/or employer research
  • Experience working with CRM tools and systems
  • Experience managing data, including collection, entry, analysis, and reporting
  • Technical proficiency including Excel/mail merge/databases
  • Demonstrated skill with report writing and presentation of data
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high-quality customer service to staff, faculty, students & external partners and to collaborate across departments in a complex organization.
  • Demonstrated commitment to principles of community and diversity, and the ability and desire to effectively and consistently relate to a diverse student population
  • Advising or mentoring experience is a plus.


Mount Holyoke College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of institutional excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups, including faculty, staff, and administration of color, diverse gender identities, first generation college students and individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college, and individuals with a demonstrated leadership commitment to including diverse backgrounds and perspectives.