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Career and Internships Coordinator, Office of Career Services
Kean University

Date Posted Aug. 4, 2023
Title Career and Internships Coordinator, Office of Career Services
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coordinator
  • Student Services

External Applicant Instructions

  • Please upload your resume/CV for automatic population of information to your Kean application.

  • Your contact information, work experience and education will be automatically filled in. Please review all fields - you will need to verify that the data is accurate.

  • In the “My Experience” section, you will find a resume/CV upload option where you can submit your cover letter and any other supporting documents you may wish to submit.


Office of Career Services

Career and Internships Coordinator


Kean University is developing a state-of-the-art, university-wide internship program in which students will have an increasing number of opportunities for quality experiential learning. Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Career Development and Education, the Career and Internships Coordinator (Professional Services Specialist 3) coordinates the strategic execution of the career planning and internship processes for students at all Kean University campuses including Union, Kean Ocean and Kean Skylands and provides guidance and assistance to Wenzhou-Kean University, in China.


The Career and Internships Coordinator provides individualized career counseling and outreach to current students and alumni on a variety of career development topics. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: overseeing a caseload of students for career counseling and advising; connecting students to internships and other field opportunities; counseling students regarding internship opportunities, preparation and career planning; presenting to students on NACE competency development; providing vision and direction through effective academic and employer collaboration; and performing related work as required. Kean’s Career and Internships Coordinator empowers students' short- and long-term career preparation and management activities so they can meet their career and educational goals.  This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.


Qualifications:  Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience in student support services, career services, human resources, a business environment or a related field is required. A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.  Three years of experience working with students in an institution of higher education coordinating career services and internships is preferred. Excellent customer service skills and oral and written communication skills are essential.


Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made.  Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references. Official transcripts are required prior to the starting date of employment.


Attention current Kean University employees (including part-time Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and Adjuncts): Please apply via the internal career site to ensure consideration as an internal candidate. To apply internally, please log into your Workday account and select the Career icon on your homepage to view available positions.


Additional Information


Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.




In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Reasonable Accommodations Policy & Procedures.  



Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement




Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity.  Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world.  As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.



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