Career Services Intern

Penn State University

Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Campus City:
Lehman, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Career Services


Join the Career Services team and gain valuable hands-on work experience helping students and guests in our center, assisting with various office tasks relating to Career Services programs and events. In addition, you will be responsible for coordinating and executing the social media platforms for Career Services. Some areas of responsibility include: content creation; social media monitoring/responding to posts, tweets, etc.; posting job announcements, event details, etc.; increasing our social media presence; creative community engagement through contests, posts, etc.; updating and maintaining “how to” manual with instructions for new hires; operation of Career Lending Closet; taking an active part in Career Services classroom presentations; initial resume advice for students; additional office duties as needed. This is an incredible opportunity to gain experience for your resume and enhance your marketability for employment after graduation. Current student at Penn State Wilkes-Barre (minimum sophomore status) with an interest in social media (any major); however students majoring in IST, Communication, Marketing, or Business are preferred. Requirements include: strong attention to detail and great organizational skills; be able to market to students and offer expertise of the needs of students and alumni; strong computer skills including knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, and social media; demonstrated ability to promote events through creative means that engage students; ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal communication to all constituents, including key administrators and campus departments; a desire to learn and grow as a professional; ability to work as part of a team; comfortable working with a variety of people, including students, employers and alumni; maintain professionalism at all times; have a positive attitude, and take initiative; able to work independently; comfortable speaking in front of students and faculty; and minimum of Sophomore status as a student at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. Preferred Experience includes: LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter; Advertising/Graphic Design; photography & journalism; and familiarity with and/or prior utilization of the Career Services office. We will work around your course schedule, and hours will vary per week but are approximately 10; mandatory participation and attendance at Career Services events. Include resume and cover letter in addition to online application. Applications will start being reviewed April 30, 2019. To help you in writing a resume and cover letter, please stop in the career services office to pick up a Penn State Undergraduate Career Guide for samples and guidance.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088