Examples of Work Performed:
Prepares and maintains a database of contacts, employers, and students to facilitate internship and post-graduation hiring success.
Researches and identifies potential employment opportunities for students through Web searches, cold colds, alumni contacts and student suggestions for job data.
Cultivates employer and alumni contacts and develops effective working relationships with faculty, students, alumni, staff, and other placement professionals. Makes arrangements for site visits and facilitates recruiter visits to campus.
Gathers data and prepares reports to analyze internship experience and graduate job placement for administrative utilization.
Provides counseling to students on academic curriculum and conducts on-on one mentoring with students.
Advises students in completion of internship applications, career planning skills and job search strategies, creates short and long-term action plans and follows up with students as needed.
Directs students to services and technology available to improve job search results.
Reviews resumes and cover letters, conducts mock employment interviews; advises students about interviewing, resume development and cover letter writing techniques.
Develops and implements career path and professionalism information sessions for students.
Incorporates Career Center functions available and establishes and maintains the career resources materials.
Follows up with graduating students and tracks job placement to determine success and placement satisfaction.
Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.
The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring Department.
1) Provides career planning and career development counseling.
2) Serves as a liaison with the UM Career Center.
3) Develops and implements career planning programs, internships, and co-op opportunities.
4) Analyzes job placement data and implements processes to improve the hire rate of graduates.