Internship Coordinator

at Redeemer University (view profile)
Location Ancaster, Canada
Date Posted January 31, 2023
Category Other
Job Type Part-time


For 40 years, Redeemer University has stood out across Canada for its commitment to a Christian undergraduate liberal arts and sciences education that develops the whole person.  Rooted in a Reformed Biblical worldview, and including a diverse community representing over 50 Christian denominations, Redeemer seeks to answer the fundamental questions about where we fit into God’s story while it prepares students to engage in society’s biggest challenges.  A rigorous academic program with an interdisciplinary core is supported by a vibrant community characterized by caring discipleship.  The result is an enriching and transformational educational experience integrating faith, learning and service.  


Redeemer offers 34 majors and streams that lead to either a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Kinesiology or Bachelor of Business Administration degree.  Redeemer currently serves nearly 1,100 students and its faculty are engaged in teaching, service to the community, and research, some of which is supported in part by the Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), and other funding agencies and donors.  

A privately funded and publicly chartered institution, Redeemer offers excellent Christ-centred undergraduate teaching, strong investments in research, rich student-faculty interaction, and unique opportunities for experiential and holistic learning.  As a member of Universities Canada, Redeemer produces graduates who are accepted into graduate programs across the continent and beyond.  In recent national surveys, Redeemer students have ranked the school as one of the top universities in Canada for overall student satisfaction, especially for providing a nurturing and challenging academic environment along with its warm on-campus community.  

Located on a beautiful 86-acre campus in Hamilton, Ontario, Redeemer operates under a charter from the Government of Ontario and is a member of Universities Canada (UC), the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU), and the Canadian Council of Christian Charities (CCCC).

Position Description

The Internship Coordinator serves in a key role supporting experiential learning through the Career Centre. More than one hundred students per year currently participate in internships which are delivered through the efforts and initiative of this role. Reporting directly to the Director of the Career Centre, the Internship Coordinator interacts directly with students who are considering or are enrolled in internship courses. In this capacity, many aspects of delivering quality programming are impacted by this role, from employer development, to pre-placement preparation, and extending through various elements of the placement experience.

Please note that this is a Part Time Role - Approx. 18.75 hrs / week


  • Student support for workplace readiness
  • Employer development and retention and workplace supervisor interaction
  • Support for faculty supervision of the internship experience
  • Program delivery to 13 different internship offerings
  • New program development

Preferred Skills and Attributes

  • Ability and experiences in matters related to work-integrated learning
  • Ability to relate to both students and employers
  • Strong communication abilities (factual, active listening, persuasive, and empathetic)
  • Organizational skills, including time and program management

Education, Training & Certifications

  • Bachelors Degree required
  • Active involvement in C.E.W.I.L. Canada or in Career Practice (H.R.P.A., C.A.C.E.E.)

Other Requirements

  • Understanding of Redeemer University (mission, values, and Reformed Christian identity)

The Application Process

Applicants are requested to email their application materials (cover letter, resume, and statement of faith) to in one combined pdf document. The statement of faith should articulate your faith perspective and its relation to the mission of Redeemer University.