Fall 2009 Networking Nights Event Planner Internship – Job Description
Approximately 10 hours per week
Dates: August 31, 2009 – December 11, 2009
The Networking Nights Event Planner Intern will assist in all aspects of planning, implementation, and on-site coordination for the Fall 2009 Networking Nights series. There will be 5 scheduled events on weeknights from approximately 5:00-9:00 pm at the Indiana University DeVault Alumni Center.
Major aspects of the job include: writing marketing materials, raising awareness about the events on campus, compiling RSVP event responses, collaborating with various university and community vendors and sponsors, serving as an on-location resource person at the events, and preparing post event evaluation results and correspondence supporting the mission of the Career Development Center/Arts & Sciences Career Services. The intern will collaborate with a student team from the Indiana Student Alumni Association to co-produce these events.
The intern will be supervised by a professional staff member at the Career Development Center who coordinates each of these events and works on a team with additional professional staff members. Desired skills for the position are a high standard of excellence, attention to detail, flexibility, independence within a team, academic or hands-on experience with event planning/public relations, and a positive attitude. Interest in the above listed career fields is helpful but not required.
Intern will work approximately 10 hours per week throughout the Spring semester (for a total of 150 hours), and must be available for all event dates. Time-span and weekly workload of the internship is negotiable and flexible. This is an unpaid internship. The Career Development Center is willing to work with academic departments so the intern may earn academic credit for this experiential opportunity.
Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to: Katie Lloyd, firstname.lastname@example.org, Career Development Center, 625 North Jordan Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405 by 5:00pm on Friday, April 17, 2009.