Career Center Paid Intern!

LA Mission College is seeking someone to work in there Career Center as a Paid Intern! They will need to be available to work 20-25 hours a week. More information is attached! Good luck!c5e2db93e2c27e50002f5e777e02b522.jpg

Los Angeles Mission College – Career Center – Career Guidance Counselor Assistant

The objective of the Career Center is to provide students with career and job guidance and to assist students who are undecided about their major. The career center provides workshops on major and career exploration that includes taking a career assessment test. We provide career resources and websites that provide information about career/occupational descriptions, salary, preparation required, employment projection, etc. We assist students with creating resumes, cover letters, and preparing for job interviews. We refer students to College Central Network for employment and internship opportunities and provide students with support to help them achieve their goal of earning certificates, graduate with an associate degree, or transfer to a four-year university.

Job Description:

The CGCA performs a variety of paraprofessional counseling duties such as: answering and routing questions at a walk-in counter, administer career assessment tests for determining interests, values, goals, personality, abilities and achievement, and peer counseling in a counseling office or career counseling office. Successful candidates will have strong listening, organizational, presentation, and research skills. The incumbents must also have initiative, motivation, and a strong desire to help students explore and discover their academic, career and major options. Applicants must be able to work with frequent interruptions in a fast-paced, high-volume office and have the ability to multi-task and be student friendly. Under the supervision of the Career Counselor, the CGCA will support the counselor in monitoring, guiding, and mentoring students. The responsibilities of the CGCA include the following:

  • Greet students to the Career Center as they wait for career counselor appointment
  • Communicate and provide follow up to students
  • Collect information and maintain database of students
  • Assist in coordinating developing and facilitating workshops and campus events
  • Collaborate with Student Services and represent career center in campus community events
  • Promote career center program and services through classroom presentations and campus tabling
  • Participate in weekly meetings/ and or trainings
  • Take part in professional development opportunities, such as but not limited to Career, CSU and UC transfer conferences
  • Office functions including scheduling student appointments
  • Assist career counselor with special projects and managing College Central Network
  • Develop and create flyers, handouts, literature related to careers/majors
  • Assist students with career assessment test, creating resumes, cover letters, and mock interviews
  • Provide students with general course and registration information
  • Other office duties assigned

Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled full-time as graduate student in accredited Master’s degree program in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work (MSW) or career development, or related field
  • Be available to work 25 hours per week, between the hours of 8:30 am – 6 pm, may include some evenings
  • Completed Counseling Theory, Student Development Theory, and/or Career Counseling Theories preferred but not required
  • Must be skilled with using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and other technology

Compensation:

This is a temporary position and contingent upon funding, pay rate: $20.29 an hour

 

Download Full Job Description: career-center-job-description-sp-17

 

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