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CCO Career Closet Internship

Fellow Boilermakers,

The CCO is looking to find a talented, positive mindset, energetic student with an interest in retail management who enjoys serving others and requires experience in a not-for-profit environment focused on inventory management, marketing and collaboration, and outreach. This posting denotes 1 position for summer and 1 position for fall 2018. All majors are encouraged to apply; Work Study, International and US Citizens accepted.

If you are interested submit résumé and cover letter to Career Closet Coordinator Ms. Cara Hines-Pham at by 11:59 p.m. Friday, April 20, 2018.


  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Self-starter, willing to take the initiative to complete assignments

  • Desire to help peers

  • Talent for creativity and sharing ideas

  • Experience with, or willingness to develop, presentation skills

  • Ability to work independently and interdependently with limited supervision on projects

Job Description

  • Maintaining, upkeep, and presentation of items donated to the Career Closet

  • Facilitate presentations and represent the CCO Career Closet at campus and community events

  • Plan and execute special projects and collaborative efforts for public relations and outreach

  • Develop ideas and create marketing pieces aimed at target audiences

  • Assist students on selection and fit of suitable interview attire

  • Track and compile statistical data and reports

Additional Details

  • Learn how to assist students in need of interview attire by gaining experience with donation solicitation, inventory management, participating in collaborative efforts, and in promotional material creation and execution

  • Paid position, 10-15 hours per week

  • Must be a Purdue undergraduate student in good academic standing: o Summer position, must be enrolled in summer 2018 classes and/or registered for fall 2018 o Fall position, must be enrolled in fall 2018 classes

  • All majors are encouraged to apply; Work Study, International and US Citizens accepted

  • Position meets requirements of CSR 30000 Field Experience in Retail Management

  • Flexible start and end dates based on summer classes, if needed

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