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Internship Coordinator - York University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Education
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Internship Coordinator
Deadline: June 29, 2012
Posted: June 18, 2012

Job Description / Duties

In this excellent full-time opportunity the Internship Coordinator contributes to the success and credibility of the Internship Programs by providing superior service and advising to students and employers while students are on internship. The Internship Coordinator will oversee the internship work term course enrollment process and provide ongoing advising and support to students to assist with success in their internships. The Internship Coordinator also conducts work term monitoring and coordinates the internship performance review process to ensure that student internship experiences are productive and rewarding, and to foster relationships with employer partners.

Qualifications / Required Skills

University Degree (ex. Human Resources, Education, etc.) plus training in career development, experiential education and student advising or an equivalent combination of education and years of experience, which shows superior interpersonal skills, student advising and program administration.

A minimum of 2 years recent related experience working with students in a fast-paced post-secondary internship, cooperative education or other experiential education program, and student advising is required.

Knowledge of the following: labour market trends, employability skills, job search and career development techniques and strategies. Demonstrated skill/ability in the following areas: establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships; administering program evaluations using a client centred approach based on adult learning principles; proven success in identifying, developing and maintaining positive working relationships with internal and external clients including operating with a service focus; strong oral and written communication skills; outstanding attention to accuracy and detail; highly developed interpersonal and influencing skills; working cooperatively as a member of a team to meet unit goals and objectives; excellent organizational skills including ability to multi-task; good judgment and decision making skills, strong initiative; punctual and reliable; proficiency with MS Office Suite (ie. Word, Excel, PowerPoint), electronic mail and computerized scheduling (Lotus Notes preferred), Student Information System (SIS) and other databases. Willingness to travel via transit to employer locations primarily in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

Additional Information

We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For full position details, qualifications and application procedures go to

Posting Number: 7873
Position Title: Internship Coordinator
Location: Career Centre
Hours Of Work: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Duration: Full-time Continuing
Affiliation: YUSA
BAND: 10

Salary: $52,417

Contact Information

Please email a complete application package, which includes an application form, covering letter and resume, and quote Posting Number 7873 in the subject of the email to The application form and complete position details can be found at

Thank you for your interest in York University. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.

Employer Profile

York University offers a world-class, modern, interdisciplinary academic experience in Toronto, Canada's most multicultural city. As Canada's third largest university, York is at the centre of innovation with a thriving community of almost 60,000 faculty, staff and students who challenge the ordinary and deliver the unexpected.

As part of the York community, the Career Centre is a team of professionals who work with students, new grads, staff, faculty, and employers to support students and new grads (up to two years after graduation) in the development of career self management skills.