UCIS International Career Toolkit Intern

 The International Career Toolkit Series  is a collaborative effort of UCIS centers and programs for the purpose of introducing undergraduate/graduate students to a wide variety of careers through job talks, panel discussions, workshops, and career networking trips, to help inform and shape their professional identity.  

More specifically, the UCIS International Career Toolkit Series introduces students to:

1) The wide variety of careers available in the global market;

2) First-hand knowledge of the types of skills and intellectual competencies either employers and/or graduate schools are seeking in candidates;

3) The activities and units on campus and in the community through which students can develop the competency skills employers are looking for; and

4) Professional contacts (including alumni) for networking in a diverse global market


The intern is responsible for working with the UCIS Academic Advisor Committee to identify site visits and guest speakers for the UCIS International Career Toolkit Series for the 2018-2019 academic year.   The responsibilities of the position include  working with the UCIS Academic Affairs committee to organize at least 8 events in addition to providing support for  2 career networking trips to Washington DC. Per event, the intern is responsible for  soliciting and securing speakers, publicity and promotions,  moderating events, coordinating tech support as needed,  creating and disseminating evaluation surveys,  updating UCIS calendar and events information with pre and post event information, and submitting a final report.  The Intern will also reach out to local community colleges and other outside partners to make  event available on their campuses via the internet. The position requires 8 hours of work in the office and 2 hours flex time as needed.  The intern will receive $6000.00 in tuition remission per term, and will be renewed in Spring 2019 based on quality of performance. The point of contact for this position is Elaine Linn, Assistant Director for Academic Affairs, Global Studies Center, eel58@pitt.edu.



· Must be a current graduate student in one of Pitt’s graduate programs.

· Maintain superior academic standing and have a cumulative QPA of 3.5 or greater.

· Strong skills in cross-cultural communication and writing.

· Strong skills in organization and time management.

· Pays special attention to detail.

Applicants must submit the following

· a cover letter explaining how you are qualified for the position, and your reasons for applying;

· a Curriculum Vitae, including relevant work experience; 

· your most recent transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable.)