Fresno State campus

University Internship Coordinator

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Work type: Staff
Location: Fresno
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services
Position Description

University Internship Coordinator

Compensation and Benefits

Anticipated Hiring Salary: $4,691 per month

Full classification Salary Range: $4,691 - $6,683 per month

  • This is a full-time, probationary, exempt position

The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 14 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here.


Job Summary

Under general direction, the University Internship Coordinator functions with the Career Development Center as a member of a team that provides comprehensive career and employment services to undergraduates, graduates and alumni.  The University Internship Coordinator supplements student classroom learning experiences by supporting the administration of campus programs that ensure student involvement in internships and related experiential learning opportunities, facilitating the increased involvement of the diverse student body at Fresno State in internships and by advocating for quality student internship experiences with Fresno State staff, faculty and community partners.  The University Internship Coordinator also addresses employer and community partner inquiries regarding campus internship programs and posting options.  This position would allow the campus to effectively address three areas required for successful internship planning and reporting; Education Experience, Risk Management and Procurement as well as employer relations and community partner engagement.  The University Internship Coordinator will also take the lead on the Outcomes Survey, a first-destination survey of graduating students which is conducted each semester.


Key Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to identify the needs of students, develop programs and appropriate strategies for target populations and recommend/adopt effective courses of action
  • Demonstrated ability to advise students, campus partners and community partners individually and in groups while exercising sound judgement, tact, diplomacy, creativity and resourcefulness
  • Demonstrated ability to present effectively to a range of individuals and groups
  • Demonstrated ability to collect, organize, and report on detailed information
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of student information and work-related information


To view the full list of qualifications and job responsibilities, please click the Position Description button above.


Education and Experience

  • Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in a related field, including or supplemented by related upper division or graduate course work in educational program management.
  • Three years of progressively responsible professional work experience in student services, career services or related work experience.
  • A Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Business Administration or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience.  A doctorate degree and appropriate internships or clinical training in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the three years of experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional career or personal counseling.

Department Summary

The Career Development Center (CDC)  is a department under the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management (DOSAEM).   The department is responsible for career counseling, employer relations, campus wide internship coordination, on campus employment, money management and the Fresno State Clothing Closet.  The CDC assists students, both undergraduate and graduate, and alumni to discover their passions and make informed career and educational decisions through a variety of functions including career counseling, career development workshops and presentations, employer networking and mentoring events, job search readiness, employment fairs and on-campus interviews.  It also assists employers in meeting their college relations and staffing needs.  The CDC partners with all eight colleges and advising centers and various programs on campus to facilitate life long career development through self-awareness, experiential learning, career discovery and decision making and the job search process.  


Deadline & Application Instructions

Applications received by 12/10/2021 will be given full consideration by the search committee.

  • Applications received after that date will be forwarded at the request of the Hiring Manager and/or search committee. 

Please click “Apply Now” to complete the employment application for California State University, Fresno. Interested applicants must complete the application and attach the following: 1) their most recent resumé/vitae, 2) a cover letter that addresses their specific qualifications and interest, and 3) contact information for three professional references.


Fresno State

California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to boldly educate and empower students for success through our values of Discovery, Diversity and Distinction. The current student population is more than 25,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and across the globe.

Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 527,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. The campus is within driving distance of Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, San Francisco, Los Angeles, the Monterey Peninsula, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.


Equal Employment Opportunity Information

California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Fresno State's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.


Vaccination Interim Policy

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to


Supplemental Information

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with California State University, Fresno. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Fresno State has identified as sensitive.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

This position may be a "designated position" under the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This will require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within six (6) months of assuming office and every two (2) years thereafter.

Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.

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