Internship and Career Services InternBookmark This
40 Fountain St, 7th Floor
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid
DescriptionYear Up's mission is to close the Opportunity Divide in our country by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education.
Through a one-year intensive training program, Year Up provides urban young adults ages 18-24 with a unique combination of hands-on technical and professional skills, college credit, and corporate internships. Year Up lives by and adheres to a core set of values that reflects an unshakable belief in the talent and full potential of our young adults. With a $40 million operating budget, Year Up will serve more than 1,500 students in 2012 across nine sites in Atlanta, Baltimore (community college pilot program), Boston, Chicago, New York City, Providence, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C. In 2009, when 75% of non-profits either did not grow or remained flat, Year Up grew its revenue by 23%, enabling us to increase the number of students we serve by 56%.
Year Up has the distinction of being rated one of the Top 10 non-profits in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, one of the 50 best nonprofits to work for by the NonProfit Times, and one of the best non-profits to work for by Opportunity Knocks. Other awards include Fast Company Magazine's Social Capitalist Award for innovative business model and social impact in 2005, 2007, and 2008. In 2009, the Harvard Business School published a case study on Year Up's origins and success.
Support both the Director of Internships and the Career and Alumni Services Manager. The ideal candidate would have an interest in career counseling, recruiting, and coaching.
• Should have excellent organizational and project management skills
• Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
• Strong data entry skills
Projects could include:
• Updating and verifying internship and alumni information in Salesforce
• Managing, tracking and organizing intern time sheets and homework assignments
• Coordinating career service events for alumni and interns
• Cover letter and resume editing skills a plus
RequirementsExcellent interpersonal skills Ability to work well within a team environment or independently Ability to be flexible and work on multiple projects simultaneously
If you are interested in the position, please submit your resume to Pvansciver@yearup.org