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CUNY Academic Internship Specialist in New York, New York

Job Title: Academic Internship Specialist

Job ID: 20482

Location: Borough of Manhattan CC

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Reports to the Director of Internships and Experiential Learning. Work specifically with departments/majors that require internships (Accounting, Business Management, Small Business/Entrepreneurship, Multimedia Programming & Design, Video Arts & Technology), as well as those recommending internships (CIS and Communications), and will work directly with students for other possible sponsored experiential learning opportunities. Evening/weekend hours may be needed.

  • Conduct outreach to engage new community partners and expand relationships for internships and other opportunities.

  • Tracks and maintains records of student internships and engagement activities.

  • Collaborates with supervisor and staff to analyze, and present program data.

  • Uses trends and assessment data to assist supervisor in developing and initiating new and innovative solutions to best engage with external community partners, manage events, and reach departmental goals.

  • Manages office communication tools (i.e. newsletter, social media , print material) to increase visibility of the office and opportunities.

  • Coordinates events including, but not limited to, panels and employer information sessions.

  • Supervises Federal Work Study students employed at the office.


Bachelor's degree and four years' related experience required.

  • Excellent communication skills required.

  • Experience working in project/program management, internship management, employer development, recruitment, marketing, business partnerships, business development, higher education, or related field preferred.

  • Proficiency in using CSM (i.e. Symplicity) and similar platforms.

  • Familiarity with academic advising and degree audit software.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Database management and reporting skills are essential.

  • Ability to train others on procedures.

  • Comfortable with public speaking to deliver presentations.

  • Previous positions which include career advisement duties.

  • Experience in working with and supporting underrepresented populations, and deep commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion goals.


Supports an academic internship program providing career development and professional work experience.

  • Acts as liaison between the College and employer sponsors, monitoring the success of students' internship experiences

  • Supervises student internships, assuring adherence to related College and governmental policies and regulations

  • Creates and conducts orientation sessions and workshops for students in the internship program; coordinates applications, interviews, and placement as part of overall student outreach

  • Provides faculty orientation and development related to internship programs

  • Implements and evaluates competencies and other success factors

  • Performs related duties as assigned.


Higher Education Assistant




Salary $44,552 - $55,782

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


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May 7, 2019


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.