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CUNY Academic Internship Manager - Professional Development Center in Brooklyn, New York

Job Title: Academic Internship Manager - Professional Development Center

Job ID: 19943

Location: NYC College of Technology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


New York City College of Technology (City Tech) of the City University of New York (CUNY) is a comprehensive college of over 17,000 students in downtown Brooklyn, offering associate and baccalaureate degree in technology and health related degree programs, other career-oriented degrees and liberal arts transfer degrees in its Schools of Arts and Sciences, Technology and Design, and Professional Studies. We are the largest public college of technology in New York State and exceptional in that we go beyond traditional class offerings to create a high-tech, hands-on educational experience for our students, to prepare them for a rapidly changing world. For the last five years City Tech has been among the leaders in the diversity of the students it serves among all Comprehensive Colleges/Bachelor’s (North) in the annual survey by U.S. News and World Report. Students and faculty are from more than 120 countries and speak more than 85 languages, with many students the first in their families to attend college.

City Tech seeks applicants for the position of Academic Internship Manager for our Professional Development Center (PDC). The PDC’s mission is to engage various college community stakeholders with external stakeholders including companies and organizations aligned with City Tech's academic program offerings, to generate career employment and internship opportunities for City Tech students.

Reporting to Executive Director of Public Affairs and Partnerships, the Academic Internship Manager's duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manage all aspects of the PDC programs, online internship and job-posting software(Symplicity), and PDC staff.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with employers to determine employer needs, promote use of CityTechConnect online career portal, and monitor progress of students/alumni hired for internship/employment opportunities.

  • Oversee all aspects of On-Campus Recruitment, Information and Orientation Sessions.

  • Promote City Tech brand by providing education of the value of City Tech graduates to employers.

  • Communicate relevant information to internal academic and non-academic departments.

  • Maintain detailed records of employer contacts, services utilized and potential opportunities.

  • Develop system to track hires and survey employers. Receive and record information from employers regarding employment/internship opportunities.

  • Assess and evaluate the outcomes and effectiveness of internship programs and services. Collect, organize, and analyze employment data and recommend improvements.

  • Provide guidance to program coordinators with resume review, job search strategies, and interview preparation for students.

  • Coordinate group supervision and consultation sessions


Bachelor's Degree and six years' relevant experience required.


• Master’s degree

• Detail-oriented individual with good communication, organization, and time management skills

• Team-player with creative problem solving skills and a good work ethic and commitment to success

• Demonstrated interest in urban education and college access

• Ability to work productively in a fast-paced, time-sensitive, high volume and dynamic student- focused and customer responsive environment

• Proactive and flexible with strong organizational skills

• Strong interpersonal communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders.

• Comfortable with public speaking, technology friendly and highly organized self-starter with the ability to make decisions that align with City Tech’s mission and the mission of PDC.


Manages College's academic internship program which provides career development opportunities and professional work experiences for students.

  • Develops and administers a comprehensive internship program based on students' field of study

  • Develops assessment tools to analyze and monitor student career development progress; recommends various enhancements to improve students experiences; and analyzes job market trends to determine solutions in response to market conditions

  • Administers the on-campus recruiting program for internships; initiates and maintains communications with employer sponsors; and schedules student interviews; creates and leads student career workshops

  • Provides faculty development related to internships and tracks credit-bearing internships

  • Collaborates with the other College offices to facilitate student outreach and connection with employers for professional development, internships and job opportunities

  • Cultivates relationships with alumni, faculty, administration and students to improve and increase internship offerings

  • May manage professional and/or clerical staff

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Academic Internship Manager


Higher Education Associate




Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


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Applications accepted until position filled.


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.