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Graduate Assistant - Certified Internship Program, Fall 2019 - Spring 2020

The UNCW Career Center is seeking a graduate assistant (20 hours/week) for fall 2019 and spring 2020 to assist with the administration of the Certified Internship Program (CIP). The graduate assistant will work one-on-one with undergraduate student interns throughout the academic year, and will gain experience with marketing and promotion, written and verbal communication, program evaluation, individualized career guidance, event coordinating, networking with campus and community members, and an opportunity to work under direct supervision of Career Center staff. 

·       As the CIP GA, this graduate assistant will meet two times with each undergraduate student intern participating in the CIP this academic year, either in person or via Zoom.
·       Administer, grade, and deliver critical feedback on individual intern assignments through Canvas, and ensure proper Student Learning Objectives are drafted, agreed upon, and met.
·       Address concerns of both students and employers regarding each student intern’s learning experience throughout the semester.
·       Work collaboratively with the Career Center staff to complete other administrative tasks related to the CIP.

The graduate assistant will:
·       Gain direct experience advising students on career related issues.
·       Develop an understanding of the roles and responsibilities within the Career Center.
·       Gain an understanding of the career development process.

·       Currently enrolled as a graduate student at UNCW, preferably in the Higher Education Administration program (or with prior experience in college student affairs).
·       Strong written and verbal communication skills; excellent organizational skills.
·       Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and ability to relate to undergraduate students.
·       Experience marketing programs and services to today’s college students.
·       Commitment to facilitating the learning and development of college student interns.
·       Comfortable learning new technologies.

·       Experienced in constructing and assessing learning outcomes.
·       Familiarity with Canvas (as a student or teaching assistant).
·       Experience using video chat technology (such as Zoom, Skype, Google Hangout).

·       Paid

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and list of references to Handshake (
·       Open until filled. Priority deadline for review: Monday, April 22, 2019.

The Career Center launched the non-credit Certified Internship Program (CIP) in Fall 2013. The CIP program provides students a framework to enhance knowledge and experience learned in the classroom through their paid or unpaid internship experiences. This program is having a campus-wide (multidisciplinary) impact, as it is accessible by students in all years, all majors, and all departments. While serving primarily undergraduates, it also serves graduate students. The structure and components of the CIP, which are centered on intention, transference, and critical reflection, also serves as a model for credit-bearing internship courses that faculty may choose to use in their own for-credit internship courses.

To learn more check out the Certified Internship Program site –