Internship Placement Manager

NPower - New York, NY (30+ days ago)

Full-time

NPower is a high-performing leader in providing pathways to successful digital careers for veterans and young adults from underserved communities across the US and Canada. NPower’s award winning training programs use curriculum informed by senior industry leaders and labor market trends. On average, NPower graduates 85% of enrolled students, and has over an 80% rate of success for employment or continued education within 6 months of graduation. Notable corporate partners include Symantec, Cisco, Bank of America, Citi, CBS, JPMorgan Chase, and HP.

We address many of the primary barriers that our veteran and young adult community confront. Beyond free technical classes, our career training programs provide in-demand certifications within weeks, paid internships, professional networking and mentorship with business leaders, soft skills coaching, connection to social services, job placement assistance, transit assistance and an opportunity for graduates to give back to the program via our professional volunteer network. We provide ongoing career coaching, advanced certifications, and leadership development for our alumni, ensuring that we are developing true pathways for long-term success for our students.

POSITION SUMMARY

If you have a passion for helping people grow, develop themselves, and better their lives and their community this opportunity is for you. The Internship Placement Manager position leads, develops and delivers comprehensive student internships for young adult students in New York City. This will include developing relationships with potential employers, matching students to internship opportunities, and student internship/apprentice administration. Additionally, this position assists students with professional and job search preparation activities. A comfort level in helping NPower develop business relationships with potential hiring organizations is crucial, as is thinking critically and creatively about whom to approach for business opportunities and how to “pitch” the organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Business Development

  • Manage and develop relationships with current and prospective internship site hosts
  • Market internship program to the workforce community
  • Prospect/cold call and face-to-face meetings with internship site hosts
  • Manage participants’ skills, technical performance/ experience and interests to internship opportunities
  • Consistently meet monthly internship placement goals and provide monthly statistical reports
  • Coordinate and participate in various events, activities and fairs on topics related to internship planning and placement
  • Participate in the orientation, professional development and graduation program for students

Internship Administration

  • Manage the general internship and specific internship agreements, onboarding documentation and offer letters
  • Manage invoices and payment process for both students and participating organizations
  • Meet weekly with students as a group to debrief internship experience and bi-weekly to ensure efficacy of internship program
  • Address any concerns or issues between an intern and host site including
  • Distribute and analyze internship surveys.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong sales and business development skills
  • Comfort level in researching, identifying and approaching new business prospects
  • Capacity to participate in networking and industry events where opportunities for partnerships may develop
  • Experience in lead generation and development of internships
  • A passion for helping people grow, develop themselves, and better their lives and their
  • Dedicated to achieving personal, team, and organizational goals through time management, data analysis, focused communications, teamwork, and continuous
  • Able to anticipate problems and develop contingency plans to deal with them as well as evaluate and implement alternative courses of action
  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Technology background and experience with Salesforce (preferred)
  • Must be detail orientated, have excellent follow through, and work well in team-based, entrepreneurial, and diverse environment
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills

Job Type: Full-time