Off Campus CPI Internship Coordinator

Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID, USA


US$50-52k (annually)


Full time

Mar 8

Institution Information

Idaho State University, established in 1901, is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution, with a culture built on trust, compassion, stability, and hope. ISU serves over 12,000 students in Pocatello, Meridian, Twin Falls, and Idaho Falls. Students and faculty at ISU are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions. We are proud to offer exceptional academics nestled in the grand, natural beauty of the West. We invite you to apply to be a part of our University community. 

Job Description 

The Career Path Internship (CPI) Program Off-campus Internship Coordinator will act as a connection point for all off-campus CPI internships. This position will build and maintain relationships with current hosting organizations and initiate relationships with potential new hosting organizations locally, regionally, and throughout the state. Key responsibilities include: 

  • Initiate and maintain regular contact with organizations currently hosting CPI interns
  • Educate current and potential hosting organizations on the CPI program and it's requirements
  • Utilize excellent networking skills to build long-lasting relationships with employers throughout the region and state
  • Maintain the CPI off-campus hosting application system including
  • Authenticating applicant's organizations and proposed internship positions
  • Initiating introductory meetings with the applicant to provide an overview of the CPI program
  • Providing information and documents pertaining to the liability agreements required by Idaho State University
  • Coordinate and execute regular site visits for all hosting organizations
  • Ensure site supervisor is providing regular mentoring opportunities with each student, including student evaluation
  • Report and track key statistics as required by ISU leadership
  • Work closely with CPI staff, JLD Coordinator and Career Center staff to develop and maintain relationships with alumni, faculty and staff to strategically target local and regional organizations that will provide the highest caliber internship opportunities for ISU students

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current Bachelor's degree/completion of Bachelor's degree by June 2023 OR
  • Associate's degree with 4 years of relevant experience in a related field
  • A dynamic, professional demeanor with exceptional organization, written, and public speaking skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective relationships with business leaders, governmental officials, elected officials, University faculty, staff, and students
  • Proficient in computer use, data entry, and productivity software including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proven organizational and time management skills to prioritize assignments, manage multiple projects simultaneously, under deadline pressures, and with fluctuating priorities 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with employer relations, from a higher education or a business perspective
  • Knowledge of the major employers and industries in the South East Idaho region and throughout the state
  • A demonstrated ability to establish key relationships with business community leaders
  • Previous experience with Handshake or higher education job searching platforms

Additional Information

You must submit your CV/resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references, including current contact information. This position will remain open until it is filled; however, priority consideration will be given to applications received prior to April 5, 2023. Salary will be between $50,000 and $52,000 per year, commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include comprehensive health, dental, and vision; life insurance; disability plan; employee assistance program (EAP); excellent retirement options and company contribution; and generous paid time off/sick leave accrual. All offers of employment are conditional pending the successful completion of a background investigation, provided by HireRight.

Posting Number: req1890

Type: Working 12 months per year

Position: Non-classified Staff

Division: Idaho State University

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. 

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email 

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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