2012-13 Hiatt Student Workers
Employer Relations Intern
Front Desk Staff
Julia Suwan Lee
Our Student Workers
The Hiatt Career Center hires undergraduate students of all class years for a number of exciting positions during the academic year, including:
Learn more about the positions, including responsibilities, qualifications, compensation, and application details.
Hiatt Advisors (HA's) complement existing Hiatt services by 1) serving as an initial source of support for students needing career advising and 2) developing and delivering career development presentations. HA's assist with campus-wide Hiatt programming, promote career development events, and serve as liaisons between students and Hiatt. HA's also have the opportunity to explore career opportunities from an insider's perspective and receive greater exposure to job and internship openings and graduate schools.
Hiatt Advisor Responsibilities
- Hold office hours once per week to support students’ career development needs (resume and cover letter review, job and internship search, etc.).
- Serve as voice and face of Hiatt Career Center in the campus community; bring student feedback to the Center.
- Promote Hiatt’s career development services through word-of-mouth marketing and at least (2) on-campus presentations
Hiatt Advisors will ideally be students who:
- genuinely want to help fellow Brandeis students succeed
- possess or wish to develop strong organizational skills, public-speaking techniques, and the ability to give and receive constructive criticism
- possess strong writing skills and the ability to provide detailed feedback on written materials
- are in good academic standing
- represent a wide range of academic majors, residential communities, and other interest groups at Brandeis
- HA's will be paid an hourly stipend each week.
- HA's will receive support from Hiatt staff for their own career development and will be assigned a staff mentor.
- HA's will receive leadership training on communication, team work, and career counseling.
- HA's will have unique opportunities to connect with alumni and employers
- HA's will be expected to return to campus for summer training in mid-August, prior to the rest of campus.
- HA’s will be expected to attend weekly hour-long Hiatt Advisor staff meetings during the academic year.
Hiatt is no longer accepting applications for the 2011-12 school year. Please check back in April 2012.
You’ve seen our posters; you’ve read our e-newsletters; and you’ve liked our Facebook statuses. Hiatt looks for a marketing intern with drive and creativity to help us promote Hiatt to the Brandeis community. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications, the marketing intern assists with a variety of projects relating to the Hiatt’s marketing goals and initiatives, on both the student and employer sides. This position is a great opportunity for students who want to go into marketing, advertising, event planning, public relations, or related fields. The marketing intern will work directly with the Assistant Director on the development of creative content, both visual and written, for a variety of communications projects – from posters and flyers to Hiatt’s website and social media pages. This internship will allow the student to develop valuable skills and build his or her portfolio, while branding a busy undergraduate career center to the greater campus community and promoting programs and services to students to help them succeed in future careers. The intern will also receive support from staff for his/her own career development and will have unique opportunities to connect with alumni and employers.
- Produce Hiatt’s weekly student e-newsletter using Constant Contact.
- Develop and produce print collateral and materials to brand Hiatt and events, including but not limited to office handouts, event posters and flyers, postcards, etc.
- Maintain the timeliness of content on the Hiatt website, including the MyBrandeis event calendar, feed, Hiatt news items and event landing pages.
- Design and update weekly “This Week at Hiatt” print calendar and PowerPoint presentation for the LCD screen to promote upcoming programs and events.
- Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director.
The successful candidate must demonstrate the following qualities and skills:
- Excellent writing skills, including the ability to target messaging to different audiences (e.g. students, alumni, employers) in a clear, concise way.
- Well-rounded computer skills, including proficiency with Mac OS X, Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Creative Suite, web content management systems, and social networking sites such as Facebook.
- Experience with email marketing tools, HTML, and Twitter a plus.
- Ability to adapt to fast-paced, ever-changing work environment, and work well with students, counseling staff, UDRs, faculty, and employers.
- Must have strong attention to detail and proven record of working quickly and independently and managing multiple projects at once.
Hiatt is currently accepting applications for the 2013-2014 school year. Please submit a resume, cover letter and 1-2 page relevant writing sample and contact information for three professional or academic references in B.hired by Monday, April 15. Must also apply to position on Student Employment website. Work-study eligible preferred but not required. Graduating seniors or rising seniors who plan to graduate a semester early are not eligible to apply, as it is a position that spans the entire academic year. Approved resumes are strongly encouraged. Late applications will not be accepted.
Reporting to the Associate Director of Employer Relations, the Employer Relations Intern plays an integral role in supporting Hiatt’s efforts to engage effectively with employers and alumni and help create full-time job and internship opportunities for students. The Employer Relations Intern, in turn, will have greater exposure to the Hiatt career development team and employers for his/her own career exploration.
- Approve jobs/internships in the Hiatt NACElink system and run weekly reports on newly registered employers and opportunities
- Conduct research on target employers and create target contact databases for specific fields/industries
- Serve as Hiatt ambassador for hosting employers at evening information sessions
- Assist in the development of surveys, input data, and produce initial results for employer information sessions, employer site visits, career forums and other employer programs
- Help the employer relations team organize and host industry forums and networking events
- Prepare employer pitch packets for meetings, on-campus interview schedules, and other employer events
- Conduct other office tasks and assignments as needed by the employer relations team
The successful candidate must possess the following qualifications:
- Have work study status
- Understand and embrace Hiatt’s shared values of disciplined thought, sense of possibility and leadership
- Represent Hiatt’s services and resources enthusiastically to other members of the Brandeis community
- Have a demonstrated record of accomplishment as evidenced by academic, personal or work achievements
- Be highly organized and demonstrate strong attention to detail
- Have an ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve
- Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint and be comfortable using web applications
- Possess the ability to address problems creatively and represent Hiatt professionally by phone, email and in-person to employers, alumni and other students
- Work well independently and in team settings
- Compensation: $9.00 (12-15 hrs/wk)
- Access to personalized mentorship from Hiatt for career development
- Networking opportunities with employers and alumni to help accelerate career exploration
Hiatt is no longer accepting applications for the 2011-12 school year. Please check back in May 2012.
Hiatt's front-desk staff plays a crucial role in day-to-day operations of the center. Student workers learn valuable reception skills by coordinating schedules of a busy office. By entering postings into our database, front-desk workers get a first look at a wide array of job and internship opportunities. Students also work on special projects, such as generating reports or assisting with marketing efforts.
To become a member of the front-desk staff, students generally need to be approved for work-study. Please inquire about current openings by visiting our office on the first floor of the Usdan Student Center.