Career and Workforce Development, Higher Education, Internship, (Unpaid), WKU Owensboro, Owensboro, Ky.

Career and Workforce Development Internship, summer 2017 (Focus:  Career Coaching, Program Development, Recruitment, Identifying and Developing Student Resources, Networking)

  • Career Coaching
    • Observe initial student screening and assessment
    • Assist with resume review, interviewing skills development
    • Post job announcements (update blog, facebook, twitter)
    • MyPlan and Careerlink training
  • Program Development
    • EDGE program facilitation
      • Assist with tracking, promotion, and communications
      • Teaching assistant, Blackboard organizational site
    • Dynamic Leadership Institute (DLI)
      • Update materials, assist with promotion
    • Develop career fair model or employer visits to campus
    • Develop Materials (Handouts, Presentations)
    • Conduct In-class presentations
  • Corporate Recruitment
    • Prepare materials and assist with planning for corporate recruitment visits and company benefit fairs
    • Participate in WKU Owensboro corporate team meetings
    • Serve as a member of the WKU Owensboro recruitment team
  • Incorporating Technology
    • Evernote, Dropbox, (communication/organization tools)
    • Website Development/Maintenance
    • Develop/maintain WKU Owensboro Career Services Blog
  • Research and Data Collection
    • Collect and maintain data regarding internship placement
    • Collect and maintain data regarding student job placement
    • Research tuition assistance programs for area business and industry
  • Meeting and Organizations
    • Staff Meeting
    • Career Services Meeting

20 – 25 hrs. per week, flexible schedule, unpaid position
Contact: David Powers,


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