Internship Coordinator

Full Time | Bronx, NEW YORK | 3 months | Deadline: - n/a -
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Job Description

•BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and is guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 37 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.

Coordinate internship program at the Jill Chaifetz Transfer School (JCTS) to ensure that identified students receive supported work experience, mentorship, and career counseling services. Solicit, cultivate, and develop relationships with potential internship sites within identified job sectors. Provide follow-up. Maintain accurate records including but not limited to contracts with worksites, internship performance evaluations, and records of hours worked. Collaborate with the Education Coordinator for post-secondary counseling, and with case managers to support consistent school attendance and academic achievement. Conduct weekly Learning-To-Work seminars and internship site visits. Perform counseling duties consistent with the needs of program participants. Escort youth on job shadowing events. Collaborate with Education Coordinator to produce College/Career Fairs.

• Establish a rapport with program participants while adhering to the primary person model.
• Serve as primary internship counselor for the Jill Chaifetz Transfer School; supervise all employment activities and the documentation of records for all student interns.
• Prepare and facilitate Learning to Work seminars and career advisement workshops both in school and after school.
• Provide academic support to students by pushing into classrooms and collaborating with DOE teachers. Coordinate job shadowing activities and in-school presentations by guest speakers from various companies in various sectors.
Conduct continuous job market research to inform internship opportunities for young people. Cultivate internship opportunities in NYC priority growth sectors such as health care, technology, hospitality, culinary arts, construction and media services.
• Collaborate with private and public- sector companies, including other BronxWorks programs, to provide internship sites and mentorship opportunities that support student interns.
• Conduct monthly site visits to all internship sites to support students and site supervisors.
• Coordinate job shadowing events, career days, and other events as necessary. Other duties as assigned.

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