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Year Up Providence
10 Dorrance Street Suite 1108 (11th Floor)
DescriptionYear Up is a one year workforce development program offering skills training and internship opportunities in the Information Technology and Customer Service fields. We serve urban young adults who have their. high school diploma or its equivalency Students participate in six months of in class training, then are placed in a six month internship in an IT or customer service position with one of our corporate partners.
Year Up recruits 80 students per year to participate in the program. Their is a competitive admissions process that every prospective student must participate in to be considered for a seat in the program.
The admissions intern will learn and engage in all aspects of the admissions process at Year Up from outreach to assessment to database management as described below. S/he will provide administrative support to the Admissions team in reaching out to and serving prospective Year Up students.
Outreach and Admissions
•Support admissions team in pursuing various methods of advertising, and outreach
including but not limited social media, direct mailings and outreach visits
•Process prospective student interest forms
•Follow up with prospective student inquiries via phone or email
•Participate in prospective student interview and assessments
•Assist in the coordination of data collection, and file management with Admissions and
•Assist in managing the admissions calendar of events including, info sessions, outreach
events, interviews and assessments.
•Maintain and regularly update organizations database with contact information and
•Update and maintain Year Up student information in RIDE-Comprehensive Adult Literacy
Providence Team Member/ Learning Community Member
•Shadow a team member who is serving as an advisor for a small number of current
•With fellow Providence staff team members, embrace ad hoc projects that arise in our
nimble, growing organization
Requirements•Professional and positive customer service-driven approach
•Outstanding writing, verbal and interpersonal communication skills – with an ability to
connect with people from a variety of backgrounds
•A creative, resourceful, responsive style with a strong attention to detail and follow-
through and the ability to work independently and as a team player
•Highly developed project and time management skills
•Ability to learn new tasks quickly
•Proficiency in Microsoft Word required; experience with PowerPoint, Outlook and
database software preferred
•An interest in working with urban young adults
•Interest in issue relating the employment and educational landscape for young adults in RI.