Paid Summer Intern Position

CollegeBound Foundation is seeking a full-time College Success Team Intern to support the College Success office administration and student documents for 8 weeks. This position will report to the College Success Team Associate. The Intern position will support efforts to meet matriculation, persistence, graduation, and scholarship renewal for scholars. The position will be paid a rate of $16/hour. A work schedule of roughly 40 hours a week (35 paid and 5 non-paid for lunch).

Applicants should possess excellent organization and time management skills as well as the ability to complete tasks with close attention to detail, consistent follow-through, and strong task-tracking skills. Ideally, candidates will be collegial, dedicated, and patient and have experience supporting administrative functions and operations in the nonprofit and/or public sector environment with the desire to pursue a career in critical support functions.

Date Posted: 
Friday, June 11, 2021
Contact: 

Jennifer Covahey, Director of College Success
jcovahey@collegeboundfoundation.org

Responsibilities: 
  • General Administration
    • Field and follow up with general phone and email inquiries.
    • Administrative duties including but not limited to: office supply ordering, mail merges, database updates.
  • Event Planning
    • Assist with preparation for Alumni Panel and Scholars Luncheon
    • Assist with preparation for the Transition to College Retreat
  • Program Management
    • Manage the Returning Scholar Application.
    • Review scholar application to ensure correct documents were submitted
    • Input grades into database
    • Manage reengagement of students who lost connection/award for CCP and Hilton
Qualifications: 

Education:  

  • Current rising senior in an undergraduate degree program or higher
  • Some experience working with/providing support to adolescents/young adults preferred

Skills:

  • Project a professional image and provide outstanding customer services
  • Keep commitments, meet deadlines, and achieve demanding results
  • Ability to work independently as well as function as part of a team
  • Demonstrate multicultural competence (including an awareness and understanding of historically minoritized populations) and maintain a work environment that affirms commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Ability to proactively monitor and adjust activities to respond to changing circumstances and priorities to meet goals
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Use Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint to prepare and maintain records, correspondence, reports, and other data
  • Ability to work a variety of hours including some evenings and weekends
  • Openness to giving and receiving frequent feedback
  • Ability to work urgently in a fast-paced and results-oriented environment
  • A dedication to learn, grow, and develop as a professional