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Requisition ID:  12182

Senior Internship Program Manager

Job Summary

The Internship Program Senior Manager will support the Division of Construction Engineering and Management (CEM).  Major responsibilities include assisting the Director of Internships with academic advising, industry relations and internship program support, recruiting, instruction, and data analytics.  The Internship Program Senior Manager will also be a key resource for the Construction Engineering and Management faculty for activities that require professional engineering, construction, and/or management expertise.



  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, management, or closely related field
  • Five (5) years of program management experience with internship, co-op, or other talent development programs
  • Experience supporting the creation and implementation of educational or developmental programs
  • Excellent organizational skills to assist in monitoring, administering, and assessing a growing internship program
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Experience working with diverse populations with the ability to relate to students, faculty, staff and industry representatives
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment and seek ways to capitalize on synergistic opportunities with other programs/companies
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective and strong partnerships with industry executives
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a changing, dynamic environment
  • Ability to find creative new ways to implement programs, educate participating students and market to potential students, companies, and faculty participants 
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint software
  • A valid US or Canadian driver’s license
  • Ability to travel up to 25% within Indiana and rarely out-of-state
  • Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule; including work on some weekends and evenings to support program activities



  • Master's degree in civil or construction engineering
  • Professional Engineer registration
  • Experience in designing and implementing educational programs
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with community/company/employer outreach and development
  • Experience with web design


Additional Information: 

  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position 
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette

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