Utilize first-hand knowledge and skills gained from recent industry experience (preferably in a health-related profession) to successfully counsel and advise Careers In Healthcare students interested in medical school, and other clinical fields.
Assist students with professional resumes/cover letters, medical school applications, general career guidance and industry exploration discussions.Â
Advises and counsels students concerning employment opportunities and careers by acting as a liaison between students and prospective employers.
Develop, organize, and lead cohort-based internship programs and organize and execute undergraduate symposia showcasing student research efforts.
Develops original content for career related publications and assists with the editing and distribution of Career Services communications materials.
Lead identification of and conduct outreach with employers in both the public and private sectors for both internships and full-time opportunities.Â
Plan, design and support the execution of student workshops, student competitions, and other programming.
Manage and administer student-employer engagement opportunities. Â This includes (but is not limited to) connecting with employers and alumni and designing/developing the engagement opportunity, schedule and logistics.
Maintain efficient methods to track student data, quantify student engagement, and report on student outcomes as needed.
Develop and maintain relationships with campus partners as well as with a variety of Registered Student Organizations (RSOs).
Conducts mock interviews, reviews resumes and cover letters, and coordinates other interview related programming in both individual and group settings.
Provides guidance and training to student career counselor interns.
Performs other related work as needed.
Preferred Qualifications Â
Masterâ™s Degree in Higher Education, Science, or related field.
A minimum of three years of professional work experience in healthcare or a health-related industry, strongly preferred.Â
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.Â
Expertise in counseling, program development, or a related area.
Knowledge of career development theory and strong coaching or counseling skills. Â
Deep commitment to customer service, ability to prioritize and balance different work streams, meet deadlines, and work successfully in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated success in maintaining collaborative relationships with diverse constituencies.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.Â
Strong interpersonal, quantitative, and networking skills. Experience developing and delivering presentations.
Ability to communicate to large groups as well as one-on-one with students, senior management, faculty, and alumni.
Experience working with college-aged students and/or recent college graduates strongly preferred; experience developing and managing an internship program a plus.
Expertise in program development, or a related area. Prior small-group program management and/or event planning experience.
Successful experience working both independently and in cross-functional teams.
Strong coaching or counseling skills.
Strong leadership qualities, including both the ability to delegate and execute, thereby leading by work and example, required.
Self-directed, results-oriented work ethic.
Ability to work evening hours and weekends on an occasional basis (generally 1-2 days per month).
Willingness and ability to travel (generally two or three times per year)
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