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Job Developer, Learning To Work for Transfer Schools at Brooklyn Academy

Learning to Work (LTW) for Transfer Schools Program will provide services to 250-300 students, ages 16-21 who are over-aged for grade, under-credited, and have spent at least one year in another high school to earn a high school diploma and gain valuable vocational and life skills supports.  Using the Primary Person Model, each student will have a Career Advocate who will: guide students towards removing barriers toward graduation, engage students in college preparatory activities, provide supportive services, and increase self-direction and self-sufficiency through meaningful career exploration experiences, including subsidized internship placements for 100 students.


  • ​​​Regularly initiate contact with potential employers that are seeking interns in the NY Metro area.
  • Build and maintain a list of internship openings in various industries.
  • Share internship openings with other internship developers in the internship shared database system, if you are unable to fill position.
  • Identify whether students meet the qualifications for open positions.
  • Match students to internships based on their qualifications.
  • Inform students of the job duties, responsibilities and all appropriate details regarding open positions.
  • Review students' resumes to ensure professionalism and accuracy and send resumes to potential employers.
  • Schedule interviews and coordinate between student and hiring manager.
  • Prepare students for interviews with specific employers including conducting mock interviews.
  • Facilitate Job Readiness Seminars, pre-placement orientations, and other workshops as needed.
  • Request feedback from employers regarding students' interview.
  • Collect LTW Agreement Forms for each student.
  • Collect and send all new hire paperwork for each student to Human Resources Department.
  • Enter student's internship start/end dates and internship hours worked into database (such as Enginuity).
  • Make bi-weekly phone calls to employers to ensure that CAMBA's students are satisfactory employees, to resolve problems that may interfere with performance, and to encourage employers to call CAMBA if a problem should arise.
  • Create narrative case notes regarding student progress at each point of contact using Enginuity
  • Update Internship bulletin board bi-monthly using creative and innovative methods. 
  • Follow-up with students after interviews to get feedback and establish next steps.
  • Once a student is hired, periodically request documentation to verify placement and retention.
  • Create internship timesheet vouchers and submit voucher to payroll bi-weekly.
  • Visit each internship site at least one time per month to ensure that interns are satisfactory employees.
  • ​Participate in case conferences with program staff and students regarding student progress.​


High school diploma or G.E.D. and two years of applicable experience or BA and/or equivalent experience.


  • Must obtain Dept. of Education fingerprint clearance.
  • Ability to maintain fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment.
  • Ability to adapt to the culture and environment of a public school.

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