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Talent and Education Intern

Internship - Education & Training

Internship Title: Talent and Education Intern

Location: Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce, 5 South College Drive, Binghamton, NY

Hours: 10-20 hours/week

 

Company Description:

The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce’s (GBCC) mission is to serve as the premier resource for business development in the Greater Binghamton region. Our aim is to support the existing local business community and the attraction of new businesses to the region through member-driven programs and services, the development of strategic community partnerships and effective political advocacy.

 

Internship Description:

This internship reports to the Talent and Education Director, whose primary responsibility is developing a talent pipeline in the Greater Binghamton area by connecting businesses to K-12 schools under the Greater Binghamton Education Outreach Program (GBEOP), a 501c-3 affiliate of GBCC. GBEOP’s mission is to build bridges between schools, businesses and leaders within the Greater Binghamton community to promote technical and professional career development for current and future workforce participants. This internship may also assist with other workforce development and talent retention programs run by the GBCC. Applicants should be interested in education and policy reform relating to career readiness, connecting businesses and students, program research, development and evaluation, event planning, and non-profit management.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support of Your Future website including designing materials, working with businesses to input information, and adding users
  • Assist in planning and execution of family career night programming in schools
  • Assist in planning and execution of 8th grade career expo
  • Assist in evaluation of current programs
  • Research and evaluate pipeline programs in other areas for feasibility in Greater Binghamton
  • Maintaining and dispersing supplies for Junior Achievement programming
  • Organization of records for programs, BLI Alumni Association board, and GBEOP
  • Assist in the day-to-day operations of a non-profit
  • Assist in other GBEOP and GBCC programming as needed

 

Qualifications:

  • Current student, must receive credit
  • Excellent oral, written, and communication/presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Preferred experience with event planning
  • Ability to keep confidentiality
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, comfort with new technologies
  • Availability between 8 and 4 Monday through Friday (with some evening/weekend events) to complete 10-20 hours a week (depending on internship credit hours)

 

How to apply:

  • Email a current resume and cover letter, addressed to Danielle Britton dbritton@greaterbinghamtonchamber.com
  • Individuals will be invited for an interview on a rolling basis until the position is filled