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Management Intern – International Student Career Support

Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona
April 13, 2022
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Job Description

Under the supervision of the Associate Director, the Management Intern provides career readiness support to
international students. This position will primarily focus on providing on-ground career & internship
development support by connecting regularly with international student leadership and affiliate organizations,
conducting presentations and trainings, and aiding in the facilitation of career-related events.

Additionally, the Management Intern will support initiatives connecting employers to international student
talent and manage various forms of data and reporting related to international student career development
and success at the University.

The ideal candidate has exemplary communication skills, has the ability to work independently as well as
collaboratively, is prompt with their follow-through; takes initiative; has proven leadership skills; has high
attention to detail; Is proficient in technology; is effective meeting with people on a one-to-one basis; has
strong group presentation skills; has experience collaborating across various disciplines/departments; and is
committed to fostering an inclusive environment.

This position will work primarily out of the Tempe location, but will also travel to and work at other CPDS
offices located at the Downtown Phoenix, Polytechnic, and West campuses.

Working Environment

  • Adhering to Career & Professional Development Services office dress code.
  • Lifting and carrying materials, as well as, pulling and pushing carts of up to 30 lbs.
  • Additional movement requirements include climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching.
  • Sitting and standing for prolonged periods.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field; OR, any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Department Statement

The Management Intern is part of a one Career and Professional Development Services team model that provides a variety of career advice and career services to a diverse student and alumni population and through every step of the career & professional development process. Career and Professional Development Services serves ASU students and alumni through engagement opportunities tailored to their unique talents, experiences, academic preparation and professional goals. Our focus is to ensure Career Readiness as defined by the National Association of Colleges & Employers: Career Readiness is the attainment and demonstration of requisite competencies that broadly prepare college graduates for a successful transition into the workplace. We help them succeed at every step of their career development process from learning about majors and career options, to finding an internship or first job out of college. We offer professional career advice and are a valuable resource for job outlook, salary and employment trend information. Our office works through a career development model focused on career interests. This Career Interest Community model allows students to break out of the confines of viewing career opportunities based solely on college majors and opens the door to a larger variety of post-graduation options. This model influences our career & professional development curriculum as well as our engagement with employers.

Career and Professional Development Services provides commensurate programs, services, and resources at all four Phoenix area locations, as well as ASU Online. Staff work collaboratively with CPDS leadership and staff at each location, and as part of the Educational Outreach and Student Services (EOSS) Vice Presidential area. EOSS provides the ASU student community with support services, involvement opportunities and a rich Sun Devil experience to assist students in achieving their personal and academic goals. Members of the ASU community aspire to live the Sun Devil Way, creating and sustaining a community that exemplifies achievement, engagement and responsibility

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience preparing and delivering group presentations to both large and small audiences
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications; Including Microsoft Outlook for calendaring/scheduling
  • Experience utilizing Google Docs for collaborative projects
  • Experience in work that requires attention to detail and accuracy of records
  • Experience in prioritizing workload and meeting deadlines
  • Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding of existing international student support services and organizations (ISSC, Coalition of International Students, International Student Engagement)

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation’s fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

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Essential Duties

Direct Student Support

  • Serves as the student liaison from CPDS to the International Student and Scholars Center (ISSC)
  • Assists with preparation and delivery of Global Career Initiatives trainings with the Coalition of International Students and International Student Engagement
  • Meets with international student leadership including The Coalition of International Students, Council of Presidents, and other student organizations to determine specific career & internship development needs of the groups they represent
  • Engages with students and club advisors on a regular basis in a virtual setting such as hosting webinars, conducting virtual 1:1 advising, and online chats
  • In both 1:1, as well as small group settings, advises students regarding their interests, values, skills and qualifications related to career decision making, including opportunities in the United States, in a student’s home country, or in a third country of interest
  • Advises students on writing resumes, preparing job & internship search materials, developing a professional online presence and developing interview skills
  • Provides guidance to undergraduate student staff in supporting career readiness efforts for the global student body

Events, Programming, Special Projects

  • Under direction of the Associate Director, helps to develop, plan and implement various special projects related to, but not limited to, engaging the global student body in Career Interest Communities, ASU Mentor Network, Handshake, and other career development platforms.
  • Designs and delivers a variety of career and professional development presentations/workshops/panels/events, based on specific career and professional development needs of each requesting organization
  • Supports efforts to connect with employers who regularly hire international student talent and promote their opportunities to potential applicants
  • Assists in providing education to employers on the benefits and mechanisms for hiring international student talent
  • Regularly solicits feedback from the international student community, parents, and other stakeholders to help guide program developments

Administrative

  • Regularly records and reports on data related to international student appointments, event participation, and student engagement
  • Prepares presentations, materials and programs promoting CPDS resources
  • Meets regularly with professional staff who oversee international student engagement to update them on current needs/trends, as well as, collaborate on future projects
  • Participates in regular staff meetings; either in-person or virtually

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.