Agency:Louisiana Green Corps (LAGC)
Contact: Genevieve Mack
Keywords: Business, workplace, coordination, networking, management
Descriptions: Intern will support low-income residents by helping them develop their careers and find gainful employment. The Intern will be responsible for researching potential career pathways, open job positions, job fairs, and potential employer connections. The intern will work with the program manager and participants to assess potential interests. Intern will be asked to look into potential Intern may also be asked to help participants with their soft skills, including how to write/submit a resume and developing interview skills. Intern will be encouraged to create innovative ideas.
Product of Partnership: Binder of potential open jobs and outlining career path; presentation to participants about work-readiness, careers, or business
Final Product Special Instructions:Intern will support low-income residents by helping them develop their careers and find gainful employment. This will include helping guide students individually and researching potential careers/jobs and employment opportunities.
This service activity is availble for Service learning students Intern students Volunteers.
Evaluations/surveys will be requested by community partner to be completed by students.
To improve the role, the student may be asked to complete an evaluation at the end of the semester.Students allowed to take pictures or video.
Specific Policies: Participants are low-income and otherwise disadvantaged youth ages 18-21. Student must be comfortable with this population.
Availability Requirements:Office open M-F 8-4
Minimum Service Hours per month: 10
Minimum Positions: 1
On site at Mid-city office.
Public Transportation less than 45 ride from Tulane
good to have vehicle
15-20 minute bicycle ride from Tulane
Check-in at the site: Students will check-in with site supervisor when coming to the office.
Students track their hours at site: Students will self-monitor their hours on a spreadsheet, which the supervisor will then approve.
Students will work unsupervised:May work individually with participants to provide help with career interest planning, job searches, resume building, mock interviews, etc.
Staff and students will have a closing celebration at the end of the semester. Students will receive a certification of appreciation.
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