Business Development Intern

Job Tracking ID:  512181-562766
Location:   Hazleton, PA
Job Type:  Internship
Date Updated:  February 10, 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 16-20 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       

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


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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