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College Internship Program Specialist

Company: The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Labor
Location: Laurel
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionAre you passionate about helping college internship students have a transformative workplace experience while they prepare for their careers?
Do you possess excellent organizational and social skills?
If so, we're looking for someone like you to join our team at APL!
In APL's STEM Program Office, our mission is to develop the nation's STEM talent. We offer relevant experiences and exposure to students in grades elementary through college. Our College Internship Program Specialist will work with sector and department partners, build and supervise the lab-wide college enrichment and networking programs, increase efforts to convert promising intern students to APL staff, and develop and implement the college programs for APL's current and emerging college internship tracks. Our goal is to ensure that every college internship student leaves APL with an enriching and educational experience. As a College Internship Program Specialist...

  • Your primary responsibility will be to develop, implement, and lead the programming aspects of APL's 500+ participant college internship program.
  • You will develop and implement evidence-based activities, workshops, conferences, mentoring, and other engaging activities for our college intern students with an emphasis on historically marginalized student populations.
  • You will lead the development and implementation of in-person and virtual course modules for interns and mentors.
  • You will partner with APL's diversity, equity, and inclusion teams, specialized intern program coordinators, and other key partners across the Laboratory to provide programming that addresses the needs of marginalized student populations.
  • You will partner with APL's College Recruiting Office to develop and maintain relationships with key university partners especially Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges and Universities.
  • You will collaborate with other APL STEM specialists to ensure cross-program alignment and provide support during other programs surge periods.
  • You will analyze and interpret data to make programmatic decisions.
  • You will deliver presentations internal and external to APL and participate in, professional association conferences and diversity events.
  • You will facilitate and support special student-related events on evenings and weekends as needed to accomplish program goals and objectives.
  • You will travel within the DC/Baltimore metropolitan area and occasionally out-of-state in support of college-related conferences and/or activities.
    QualificationsYou meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you...
    * Possess a Bachelor's degree in education, business administration, communication, human resources, or related field.
    * Have demonstrated experience developing, implementing, and leading programs for college students or educational programs.
    * Can deliver effective presentations to STEM professionals, students, educators, and other STEM organizations in both large and small settings.
    * Are a collaborative and organized self-starter with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
    * Are proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. You will go above and beyond our minimum qualifications if you...
    * Have professional experience providing services for college students.
    * Have demonstrated the ability to work with students from marginalized populations that are underrepresented in STEM majors and careers.
    * Are skilled with various technologies including survey tools (e.g., Qualtrics); social media platforms such as LinkedIn, student information systems (SIS), learning management systems (LMS), and SharePoint.
    * Have built and implemented learning modules or curriculums Why work at APL?

    The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation's most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. While we are dedicated to solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, what makes us truly outstanding is our culture. We offer a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere where you can bring your authentic self to work, continue to grow, and build strong connections with inspiring teammates. At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage creativity and bold, new ideas. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, including a robust education assistance program, unparalleled retirement contributions, and a healthy work/life balance. APL's campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at #LI-KW1About UsAPL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, occupation, marital or familial status, political opinion, personal appearance, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. APL is committed to promoting an innovative environment that embraces diversity, encourages creativity, and supports inclusion of new ideas. In doing so, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including those with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact Only by ensuring that everyone's voice is heard are we empowered to be bold, do great things, and make the world a better place.

Keywords: The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Labor, Baltimore , College Internship Program Specialist, Other , Laurel, Maryland

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