Business Development Intern

Job Tracking ID:  512181-562732
Location:   Chester, PA
Job Type:  Internship
Date Updated:  February 14, 2017
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Job Description:

Do you have a passion for making a difference in someone’s life? Are you looking for an opportunity to use your background and empathetic nature to work for a progressive, forward-thinking and family-owned company where creativity is encouraged?

We are seeking a dynamic, team-oriented and caring intern that is in a four-year undergraduate degree program or a recent college graduate to join our spirited team. The length of the internship is 15-20 hours per week for 12-15 weeks. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to play an active role in workforce development at one of EDSI’s program offices. You will be paired with a mentor in your assigned office and work on projects and learning goals that are meaningful to you. 

Scope of Position

  • Ensuring employers visiting the CareerLink® locations for recruitment events receive great hospitality and smooth flow of candidates to interview

  • Assisting the Business Services Team with various initiatives, projects and research

  • Engaging with employers to collect feedback regarding the On-The-Job training program


Essential Functions

  • Review new employers and follow protocol to approve them as users

  • Review new job postings and follow protocol to approve them as valid job opportunities

  • Contact employers by phone, email or in-person to market CareerLink® Business Services

  • Interface with other company departments and employees

  • Assist with preparing materials and space for onsite recruitment events

  • Greet job candidates to recruitment events and escort them through the onsite interview process

  • Represent EDSI/CareerLink® at conferences, meetings and selected social functions

  • Follow up with EDSI/CareerLink® employees to ensure that client expectations are met

  • Support the On-The-Job Training program

  • Inform the appropriate CareerLink® site of feedback from employer regarding recruitment events and/or On-The-Job Training progress and completion

Experience and Skills:

  • Ability to be highly organized and detail-oriented, follow deadlines, juggle multiple tasks, take initiative and manage personal workload

  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Customer service experience

  • Must be comfortable speaking to wide ranges of audiences

  • Must be able to work independently with little or no supervision

  • Good interpersonal skills

To apply for this position, please click on the submit your resume button.

Bring your expertise to EDSI where you will be able to live our values every day: show up, smile and support!


Additional Information:

Job Level:   Student/Internship
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:   Less than 1 Year
Level of Education:   Some College
Salary:   $ 10.00 to 10.00 per year
Starting Date :   ASAP