Human Services Internship Coordinator (Part-time)
Reporting to the Dean, the primary responsibility of the Human Services Internship Coordinator is to lead, develop and deliver comprehensive student internships and practicum placement services in support of students pursuing a degree in Human Services.
This part-time position requires 17.5 regularly scheduled hours which are anticipated to include 3-4 days/week with flexibility.
- Internship and Practicum placement
- Provide direction and guidance in the areas of individual assessment, and placement strategies for all students.
- Coordinate placement of students in social service agencies to fulfill internship and practicum requirements including;
- Soliciting requests from outside agencies
- Providing student information, paperwork and authorization to students.
- Orienting students to field work and objectives working for success (customer service, confidentiality, professional
- Provide students with guidance and information regarding agency research, options and decision-making, and selection.
- Internship coordination
- Build partnerships and internship opportunities locally and state-wide, for students.
- Consult with agency supervisors regarding strategies to connect students to internships.
- Represent the Program through various outreach efforts; provide prospective student services; strengthen and encourage agency participation and support.
- Master’s degree in a field related to Human Services or Counseling required
- Experience: 3 years of directly relevant work experience strongly preferred
- Experience in teaching, presenting workshops and/or providing counseling in an academic setting highly desirable.
- Excellent organizational, verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
- Proficiency with incorporating the use of technology to deliver career services.
- Ability to meet and work with higher education students with identified additional needs.
- Ability to research and quickly develop knowledge of prospective agency availability for internship placements.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Please send a letter of application and CV/resume electronically or by mail to:
University of Bridgeport
Human Services Internship Coordinator Services
Wahlstrom Library, 7th Floor
126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
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