CUNY Academic Internship Specialist (Multiple Positions) - Silberman School of Social Work in New York, New York


This position reports to the Academic Internship Manager. The specialist will assist the department director in implementing the field education program and help develop and explore field learning opportunities for students in all MSW and BSW programs. This includes matching students to placement sites, monitoring their progress, and collaborating with faculty advisors and agency representatives to provide field education experience with MSW and BSW students. Responsibilities also include advising a cohort of students, assisting with management of departmental events, programs and field instructor training as well as special projects and completing assignments as assigned by the program director.


Bachelor's degree and four years' related experience required.

MSW degree with LCSW or LMSW and at least four years of related experience preferred .

Significant experience either as a field instructor, an agency educational coordinator, and/or a faculty liaison is preferred. Preferred candidates will also have excellent interpersonal, organizational, computer, and writing skills.


Supports an academic internship program providing career development and professional work experience.

  • Acts as liaison between the College and employer sponsors, monitoring the success of students' internship experiences

  • Supervises student internships, assuring adherence to related College and governmental policies and regulations

  • Creates and conducts orientation sessions and workshops for students in the internship program; coordinates applications, interviews, and placement as part of overall student outreach

  • Provides faculty orientation and development related to internship programs

  • Implements and evaluates competencies and other success factors

  • Performs related duties as assigned.


Higher Education Assistant




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.


Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.


Open until filled with review of applications to begin December 7, 2018


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


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Job Title: Academic Internship Specialist (Multiple Positions) - Silberman School of Social Work

Job ID: 19691

Location: Hunter College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular