Thursday, March 31, 2016

Job Opportunity: Career Services Intern

Career Services Intern

NIU Career Services is pleased to be hiring for the position of Career Services Intern (CSI) for the 2016-2017 academic year. This is a paid, undergraduate-level internship. All majors are eligible.

CSIs will staff the Career Resource Center, which involves critiquing resumes and other written job search materials, assisting students with Huskies Get Hired, and attending to day-to-day operations. CSIs will also be responsible for conducting career development presentations, planning outreach events, and marketing Career Services to the NIU community.


Project management and multitasking skills
Ability to motivate and energize individuals and groups
Listening skills
Attention to detail
Organizational skills
Ability to work independently
Familiarity with NIU structure and departments
Familiarity with Career Services' structure, services, and web-based systems
Demonstrated interest in and commitment to diversity and multicultural issues
Outstanding written and interpersonal communication skills

This is an undergraduate-level internship. All majors are eligible. The internship is a two semester commitment starting with the fall semester, 2016.

In alignment with Career Services' policies regarding internship criteria:
·         Interns will be required to work at least 120 hours during each semester. However, most interns will work around 10-15 hours per week. Occasional evening work will be required.
·         The minimum NIU GPA required for applying to this position is 2.0. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred.
·         All applicants must be current NIU students and must have earned a minimum of 30 undergraduate-level credit hours (from NIU or other sources) by the end of summer session 2015.
·         Successful candidates will be required to report their internship position using Career Services' website:
All new CSIs must be available to complete training for the position from Monday, August 15 through Friday, August 19, 2015. Details will be provided to those hired for this position.

Because this position involves working with information protected under federal education laws, interns will be expected to sign a confidentiality agreement.

Applications are due by Friday, April 8. Students should apply using Huskies Get Hired: Interviews will take place during the week of April 18.


Northern Illinois University is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran. The Constitution and Bylaws of Northern Illinois University afford equal treatment regardless of political views or affiliation, and sexual orientation. NIU recognizes Dual Career issues.