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Associate Director for Internships and Global Learning

The Associate Director of Internships and Global Learning will advise all Maxwell School graduate and targeted undergraduate students in experiential learning towards professional development to foster post-graduation success. This will involve developing and expanding internship and experiential learning opportunities with external employers to create relevant professional opportunities.

Internship Advising:
Advise and assist graduate students in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Master of Arts in International Relations (MAIR) and targeted undergraduate students in internship search and placement processes. This role involves working with students to clarify their career goals and educational needs, working with Palmer Career Center staff to develop training in internship search and events that expose students to internship opportunities,  and providing individualized internship search assistance. The Associate Direct will also work with the Director of Students Services to ensure integration of internship experiences and academic program.

Partnership Development and Oversight:
Develop and maintain internship and experiential learning programs with local, national and international partners that create opportunities for graduate students in the department and targeted undergraduate students. Engage in assessment of internship programs, providers and experiences.

Global Program Coordination
Work with Chair of Department, MAIR Director, Director of Student Services and department faculty to assist in promoting and to coordinate implementation of programs that allow student to complete internships and coursework in different locations across the world as part of their graduate program of  study. Engage in assessment of global programs.

MPA Workshops and Other Experiential Learning Coordination
Work with Chair of Department and other faculty to coordinate the solicitation of MPA workshop projects and help manage the assignment of students to project teams. Other faculty and courses in the department will also occasionally require support in enlisting external organizations to help provide experiential learning opportunity. In conjunction with Department chair, coordinate assessment of MPA Workshop experiences.

Financial Aid Management
Under supervision of the Director of Student Services determine and administer student financial aid awards to help support student participation in internships, experiential learning, and global programming

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