University of Alaska Southeast

Internship

Company: State of Alaska Department of Labor
Location: Juneau, AK
Position: Intern - Unemployment Insurance Division
Requirements: See internship posting
Summary: The Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Division of Employment and Training Services, Unemployment Insurance (UI) Section, is seeking applications for a College Intern II.  This position is intended for individuals who are currently enrolled in a College or University program.  This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in exploring the administrative field in a government setting.

Administrative support staff plays a key role in the UI program.  The college intern assists administrative staff with basic office duties but also performs higher-level functions using skills acquired through academic training and experience. This is a dynamic position with additional opportunities directly related to the skills and abilities of the intern.
 
Benefits:
  • On the job paid training;
  • Building your resume with real world experience;
  • Exploring career options;
  • Applying academic skills and knowledge to the workplace; and
  • Obtaining first-hand knowledge in the workings of a government entity/State of Alaska.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Archiving/scanning completed adjudications and continued claims;
  • Learn basic UI principles and claim center operations;
  • Maintain files and retrieve documents;
  • Process reports on a regular schedule and meet deadlines;
  • Process incoming/outgoing mail and faxes; and
  • Assist with processing timesheets, payroll, invoices and travel.
 
We are looking to hire an individual with the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Please note that you will need to highlight these strengths in your cover letter. Please see the "additional required information" section for further instructions.
  • Proficient keyboard skills, experience with MS Word, Excel and Outlook;
  • Willingness to learn processes and procedures;
  • Ability to communicate professionally by telephone and/or in person with customers and staff;
  • Ability to multi-task with frequent interruptions and remain organized and accurate;
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and apply written and oral materials, instructions, and/or procedures;
  • Ability to be punctual and maintain excellent attendance; and
  • Enthusiasm and eager to learn new things.
Minimum Qualifications

Currently accepted, enrolled, and attending an accredited college in an undergraduate degree program while maintaining an academic load of at least six credit hours per semester (eight credit hours per quarter);
AND
In good standing with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher;
AND
Have successfully completed training as a College Intern I or 24 semester (36 quarter) hours of coursework in the degree program.

Special Note:
Academic transcripts and/or tuition billings may be construed as proof of enrollment.

Appointment and retention in this class series is restricted to students actively pursuing an undergraduate degree program in an accredited college and maintaining an academic load of at least six semester (eight quarter) credit hours per semester (quarter).

Students who have completed spring semester courses and are enrolled in fall semester courses are considered to be attending college during the summer regardless of whether or not summer courses are taken.

Pay:  $18.06/hr.

Deadline:  July 31 @ 5 pm

Application Link

Contact: Barbara Ebona Administrative Assistant II
Contact at: (907)465-5805 or barbara.ebona@alaska.gov
Closing Date: August 30, 2019 @ 5:00 pm AK time