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Internship Coordinator

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus
Categories: Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Working Title: Internship Coordinator
Official Title: Student Services Coordinator
Employment Class: Non-Instructional Academic Staff
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: $42,167-$48,000
Terms of Employment: Annual, Fixed-term Renewable
Position Summary: This position will work primarily to coordinate the internship program within the College of Business as well as work with programmatic activities in the College and University. This position also serves as a vital connector between the College of Business and other units within the University. Additionally, this position works with regional, domestic and international partners to create, strengthen and enhance internship opportunities. This position requires occasional work during evening and weekend hours and some travel.

Internship Program Coordination (75%)

  1. Teach BUS 492 (Business Administration Internship) and BUS 442 (Business Administration Co-op)
  2. Create syllabi and manage online course interface (Canvas, etc.)
  3. Travel to internship sites to meet with interns and supervisors.
  4. Resolve student or supervisor issues during internships.
  5. Create, manage and grade assignments for the internship courses.
  6. Develop, send, and assess intern evaluations.
  7. Create an internship program annual report to share with students, employers, and other key stakeholders
  8. Meet individually with students to assist them in preparing for their internship search and hold weekly walk-in hours.
  9. Represent the College of Business and act as a contact for faculty while encouraging communication between the office and faculty in the shared goal of preparing students for internship opportunities.
  10. Work with regional, domestic and international businesses/organizations to create, strengthen and enhance internship opportunities.
  11. Conduct presentations at meetings of student clubs/organizations and classes.
  12. Work with marketing intern to publicize current internship opportunities to students.
  13. Approve internship applications through our online process and collaborate with Career Services and vendor to ensure the system works properly.
  14. Manage and assess internship requirements submitted by current student interns.
  15. Meet individually with students in internships as needed.

College of Business Programmatic Efforts (10%)

  1. Serve as a member of the College to Career Conference committee and take on significant responsibilities in planning and implementation. 
  2. Partner with UG Programs Director to take part in each Student Advisory Council meeting to update these students on office objectives and solicit feedback from student representatives.

University Collaboration and Outreach (10%)

  1. Provide support to university activities such as Career Fairs, Titan Takeoff, Academic Open House and Preview Days. 
  2. Serve on other college and university committees as needed or requested.
  3. Collaborate with other offices on campus to provide resources such as Career and Professional Development, Academic Advising, Admissions, Registrar's Office and the Counseling Center.

Other duties as assigned (5%)

  1. Education: Bachelor's Degree
  2. Working knowledge of student professional development process and current career issues
  3. Excellent presentation skills along with strong oral and written communication skills
  4. Experience with MS Office, Handshake (or comparable university recruiting platform), and operating AV equipment is required
  5. Ability to build and maintain strong professional working relationships with internal (campus) and external constituents
  6. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, organization and time management skills, and exceptional attention to detail.
  7. The adeptness to work independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem-solving
  8. Work schedule includes regular business hours; some nights, weekends and travel are required for conferences, events, site visits.
  1. Education: Master's Degree
  2. Experience with internship programs or student advising specifically to internships
  3. Background in higher education
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter
  3. Contact information for 3 references

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by January 12, 2020, are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UW Oshkosh will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action, (920) 424-1166 or