THF Job Opportunities

 
Grad Assistant/Intern for Training & Assessment 
 
The T. Howard Foundation (THF) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote diversity in media and entertainment by increasing the number of diverse and underrepresented groups and underserved communities within the industry. This is accomplished via comprehensive programs for qualified, diverse, underrepresented, and underserved college students.
 
The T. Howard Foundation (THF) Graduate Intern for Training and Assessment will play an integral role with the Internship Program Team in reimagining and creating resources for qualified underrepresented college students who are interested in media and entertainment internships. The Intern will accomplish this by coordinating with the Program Team to research current and previous application data and trends. Additionally, the incumbent will provide individualized coaching and web-based support to students. This position is essential in helping T. Howard candidates become more competitive in the internship placement process.
 
The ideal candidate is able to work independently, pays strong attention to detail, manages multiple projects simultaneously, is comfortable working in a professional office environment, is a team player, possesses excellent oral/written communication skills, and is able to accept constructive criticism and receive direction/guidance.
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Collaborate with staff in developing data collection and assessment strategies to inform future programs and procedures.
Collaborate with staff to benchmark and design innovative professional develop presentations/webinars for Final Talent Pool Members.
Assist with reviewing and scoring THF Internship Program applications and conduct additional screenings with applicants, as needed.
Perform 1:1 resume review and mock interview sessions with Final Talent Pool Members, as needed.
Assist with social media (Twitter) and marketing initiatives related to campus recruitment.
Perform data entry and management of prospect, applicant and alumni information. 
Send follow up communications to program applicants and participants, as needed.
Answer general inquiries from applicants and program members.
Other duties as assigned
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
Pursuing a graduate degree in Higher Education, Human Resources, Counseling, Organizational Development, Organizational Psychology, or related field.
Knowledge and understanding of research, assessment, and evaluation methodologies.
Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Available to work 15-16 hours per week from September 2018 through February 2019 (excluding holiday breaks).
Experience working with diverse college students preferred. 
 
The estimated start date of this position is Tuesday, August 28. The pay rate is $15.00 per hour. 
The Foundation is located in downtown Silver Spring, MD and is a short walk to the Silver Spring Metrorail Red Line and several local bus routes. 
 
APPLICATION INFORMATION: 
Priority Deadline: Friday, August 17, 2018.  Applications accepted until position filled.
Email resume and cover letter to dthomas@t-howard.org.  No phone calls please.
Your email must contain the subject line: Grad Assistant/Intern for Training & Assessment
 
The T. Howard Foundation is an equal opportunity employer who promotes excellence through diversity, and is committed to identifying and  developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.