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Internship Research Coordinator (#581)

Date Posted:
08/15/2017
Type/Department:
Staff in Career Development Center
Search Status:
Search Is Open - Accepting Applications
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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 Experiential Learning Coordinator to support the centralization of information on internships and other opportunities offered across the college and to coordinate information about outreach and relationships with alumnae and other contacts. The Internship Research Coordinator will:

  • Develop a centralized intake process for emerging opportunities from Advancement, faculty and external partners

  • Nurture existing curated internships for the Career Development Center.

  • 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 assisting with the creation of annual reports on outcomes

  • Enter, maintain and help to 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 support 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 maintaining existing relationships for the Career Development Center.

The Coordinator will track 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 participation data for use by faculty members and student organizations.  

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 working with 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

Mount Holyoke College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity in education and employment.