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Operations Internship – Corporate Work Study Program

POSITION: Operations Internship - Corporate Work Study Program
REPORTS TO: Director, Corporate Work Study Program
START DATE: Flexible May or June 2018 (must begin by June 11, 2018)
SCHEDULE: Part-time and flexible; 15-20 hours/week Monday-Friday, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., flexible
PAY: Unpaid

Cristo Rey Jesuit High School uses an innovative work-study program to provide a comprehensive affordable, Catholic education to students who come from families with limited financial means. All students work five full days per month at companies across the greater Milwaukee area. Through our innovative program, students gain confidence, connect the relevance of their academic coursework to future employment, acquire skills that will benefit their career, and receive unprecedented access to the professional world.

As a member of the Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP) team, this position will interact with students, school personnel, and corporate partners to execute the transformative Cristo Rey Work Study Program model as the school enters its fourth year.  

Job Summary: The Corporate Work Study Program – Operations Intern will be responsible for supporting daily operations within the CWSP including the implementation of the program policies related to student work study placement, transportation, scheduling, timekeeping, onboarding and record-keeping.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist with data management (customer relationship database and student data) and record-keeping of student employees (I-9 forms, work permits, tax forms, agreements, Department of Labor compliance and other employment related documentation)
  • Support the summer “work for pay” opportunity including documentation, scheduling, transportation, and payroll
  • Assist with preparing of necessary paperwork for corporate partners, such as job descriptions, onboarding requirements, orientation information
  • Support planning large events such as Draft Day, Partner Orientation, and other events which involve the high school, its students, personnel, and corporate partners (executive level to supervisor level)
  • Assist in an administrative role of the Corporate Work Study Program as needed. This could include helping with mailings, phone calls, writing copy for promotional materials or event planning
  • As needed, support partner business contacts
  • As needed, transport students to and from work
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Working toward Bachelor’s degree
  • Self-motivated, high-energy, engaging, can-do attitude
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, results-driven atmosphere
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Flexible, ability to change direction quickly, start-up mentality
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Technology skills desired for use of Salesforce, Power School, and Excel databases
  • Sensitivity to the ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds of the student body
  • Desire to work with high school students
  • Ability to work in a faith‐based organization
  • Spanish language skills preferred
  • Valid driver’s license; must be insurable with good driving record
  • Strong personal alignment with the Cristo Rey Catholic and Jesuit mission

If you are qualified and interested in this position, send:

  • a cover letter,
  • and a resume, to:

Cristo Rey Jesuit Corporate Work Study Program
Elise McNamara, Associate Director
1215 S. 45th Street
West Milwaukee, WI 53214

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