The Humanities PhD Internship Program will provide Johns Hopkins University (JHU) PhD students in JHU’s 10 humanities departments and the humanities-adjacent programs of Anthropology, Political Theory, and History of Medicine with paid internships in non-academic organizations. These internships will provide immersive learning opportunities for students to develop skills and first-hand experience in a non-academic organization that would not otherwise be available. The Humanities PhD Internship Program will be administered by the JHU Professional Development and Careers Office (PDCO) within the JHU School of Medicine.
The Humanities PhD Internship Program Coordinator will assist with all aspects of the program, including marketing, planning and supporting promotional and educational events, hosting site recruitment events, supporting the application process, managing the administrative procedures, drafting and disseminating experience assessments, and collecting program and experience data from students and sites. The Humanities PhD Internship Program Coordinator reports to and works under the guidance of the PDCO’s Assistant Director, Experiential Learning. They will work closely with staff throughout JHU, members of the PDCO and the Office of Graduate Biomedical Education, students, and other stakeholders. This is a part-time, time-limited, position planned, beginning September 2020 and ending mid-May 2021.
The specific duties and responsibilities of the Humanities PhD Internship Program Coordinator will include, but are not limited to, the following:
Create marketing materials for all program needs.
Coordinate dissemination of marketing materials to appropriate contacts.
Assist in creation of educational/informational content.
Coordinate logistics for workshops and information sessions.
Review intern application materials.
Schedule complex meetings, activities, and events.
Coordinate administrative processes for internship preparation.
This includes researching requirements for various JHU programs, creating general and intern-specific forms, coaching interns through the application and onboarding processes, and ensuring all requirements are meet by intern.
Assist in internship host site recruitment/liaison services and alumni outreach activities as needed.
Build, manage, and implement internship/program evaluations.
Analyze evaluations results; create and disseminate reports and presentations.
Maintain flexible schedule to allow for participation in events (virtual or in-person) and meet deadlines.
Able to travel among Johns Hopkins campuses, and other locations.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
High School Diploma or GED required.
Five (5) years progressively responsible related experience.
Additional education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) may substitute for required experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Currently enrolled in, or recent graduate of, a PhD graduate program (strongly preferred).
Knowledge of Humanities & Social Sciences graduate programs & career options (strongly preferred).
Demonstrated experience in event management, logistics, and/or marketing.
Demonstrated experience in creating and analyzing program evaluations.
Experience working in/with a career center.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The ideal candidate will be motivated to help graduate students explore career options and gain experience.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
Classified title: Program Coordinator
Working title: Humanities PhD Internship Program Coordinator
Role/Level/Range: ATO 25/E/02/OF
Starting Salary Range: $19.82 – $27.27 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Casual/ On-Call
Employee Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 1830 E Monument St, Ste 609, Baltimore, MD
Department name: 10003381-SOM Admin Education Professional Develop
Personnel area (School): SOM – School of Medicine
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