Admissions Intern (Bethel College Internship Program)
Intern Job Title: Admission Office Intern
Internship Supervisor Name and Title: Sue Matteson, Campus Visit & Event Coordinator
To assist with the coordination of campus visits and events for the Admission Office through event set-up, customer service, research and writing.
• Assist with event set-up and tasks during the event (serving and directing visitors)
• Cover the front desk and phones as needed
• Assist with visitors as needed (walking visitors to appointments, giving tours)
• Campus visit and event research (interactive virtual tour, giveaways, social media)
• Help with special projects as needed (mailings, stuffing folders, folding letters).
• To broaden in-house capabilities
• To maintain an effective working relationship with Bethel employees
• To meet assignment deadlines
Knowledge and Skills
• Experience: Sophomore or above with prior office/administrative work experience
• A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact.
• Work involves personal contact with others and/or can be of a personal or sensitive nature.
• Transmitting information clearly, accurately and confidentially.
• Excellent organizational abilities
• Written, oral and interpersonal communication skills are necessary
• Ability to operate computer equipment and software including word-processing, spreadsheet, and internal database mainframe for recordkeeping and communication purposes (Microsoft Office preferred).
• Promoting high morale by contributing a positive attitude.
• Adaptability: Contributing open-mindedness and willingness to adapt to changes and unexpected situations or deadlines.
• Dependability and Quality: Contributing quality and dependable work performance with thoroughness and accuracy.
• Cooperation and Rapport: Cultivating positive relationships between and among the college community and constituencies.
• Conflict Resolution: Handling conflict in a fair and straightforward manner
• Ethical Conduct: Functioning with honesty and integrity regarding job tasks and interpersonal relations based upon the college lifestyle covenant and professional standards.
• Demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of people and commitment to diversity.
• Demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively solve problems and initiate and implement projects independently.
• Ability to fully participate in and contribute to the accomplishments of office missions and goals.
• Self-starter with high achiever attitude.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks with minimum supervision.
Reporting Relationships: This position reports directly to the Campus Visit & Event Coordinator
Equipment and Machines Used: The computer is the primary piece of equipment used. In addition to a telephone, copier, document scanner, fax machine, cellular phone, paper shredder and digital camera are used.
Working Conditions: The physical environment of this position is a typical indoor office environment. May travel short distances to various campus buildings. Long periods of sitting are often required.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands consist of sitting and operating a computer or phone for extended periods of time from within the office. May travel short distances to various campus buildings. In some cases the physical ability to handle heavy boxes containing print material of up to 40 pounds is needed.
Internal Contacts: Campus Visit & Event Coordinator, Communication Manager
External Contacts: May depend on assignments.
Range of hours per week:
Intern is to work 10-12 hours per week for 14 weeks with specific schedule and hours to be coordinated with internship supervisor. Internship will commence the week of August 26, 2019 and conclude on April 24, 2020, unless internship is limited to one semester.
BETHEL COLLEGE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
The Bethel College Intern Program is an initiative designed to provide traditional students with practical knowledge through meaningful work experiences. Students participating in these internships will perform research, tasks and projects that complement course work with their majors. Students will participate in two career development workshops, two diversity and inclusion workshops, and a resume coaching session during their first semester in order to continue with the program during their second semester. Employers prefer to see internships on a résumé and desire the skills gained from these experiences. Internships are available within participating Bethel College Departments.
What is an Internship?
An internship is a mentored work experience with an educational focus tied to the student’s course work within their major. Typically, an internship is available for one or two semesters. They range from 10-12 hours per week for 14 weeks per semester for a maximum of 150 hours. Students must be registered for an internship course in their major to participate. The Bethel College Internship Program is a paid student worker program.
To be eligible to apply for an internship you must meet the following requirements:
Full-time traditional student in good standing
Student must be registered for an internship course within their major
Minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA and not on academic probation
Declared major related to the internship
May be required to possess specific competencies or skills to qualify for internship
Must submit cover letter and resume along with application form
Contact Matthew Stackowicz at 574.807.7097 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Apply
Apply here by April 12, 2019.