Internships Senior Associate (UK Opportunities)

Internships Senior Associate (UK Opportunities) Coventry, England

Coventry University
Full Time Coventry, England 24230 - 35693 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

This vacancy is based at our London Campus in Middlesex Street, London. We are recruiting for 2 posts.

The Midlands’ highest ranking modern university in the Guardian University Guide 2021, Coventry was also shortlisted for University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021. People are taking notice of us, so there's never been a better time to join.

Peoples Future Ltd is the dedicated subsidiary within the Group that combines in a single unit all activities related to employment support, career development and advice, employer engagement and core skills development throughout the student journey, providing students with support tailored to their individual needs and career aspirations for the world of work both nationally and internationally.

We are recognised as a Higher Education and Industry Leader for providing transformational talent solutions aligned to the global world of work.

Role Purpose:

The Internships Senior Associate (UK Opportunities) is a key role in a sector-leading service that supports students with gaining exposure to employers through internships, placements and live projects. Access to short-term and/or long-term professional experience opportunities is a powerful factor in preparing students for successful careers. This role plays an important part in supporting the UK Internships Manager to deliver organisational goals including: providing internship/placement support and advice within faculty and/or subsidiary, and ensuring that students are engaged with employers that offer UK based work experience, projects and internships, while providing an excellent service that fully supports the student journey.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working closely with colleagues to ensure the effective marketing and promotion of professional experience opportunities to students,
  • The effective matching of students to internship, placements and project opportunities,
  • Supporting students by providing information, advice and guidance to enable them to make informed choices about internships, placements, projects and entrepreneurship opportunities,
  • Supporting students through the UK internship application and selection processes,
  • Providing on-going management of those engaged in professional experience opportunities, conducting due diligence with students and employers to ensure relevant documents are collected in a timely manner,
  • Delivering workshops and events to support the uptake of UK based work experiences, projects and internships across the wider Peoples Future Ltd service,
  • Conducting one to one appointments both virtually and in person,
  • Ensuring accurate student records are maintained via the use of internal systems,

This is an exciting opportunity to join and help to shape a ground-breaking new service for the Coventry University Group. If you have a passion for supporting students to gain valuable professional experience opportunities, we’d love to hear from you.

Person Specification:

  • Degree or equivalent professional qualification/ experience.
  • Excellent organisation and time-management skills, with the ability to plan own workload.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively across organisational boundaries with internal/external stakeholders.
  • Ability to identify, understand and act upon the needs of customers to exceed their expectations and achieve results.
  • Make timely and transparent decisions with confidence, analysing information, assessing risks and taking ownership to achieve results.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Teams and career platforms.

Internships Senior Associate (UK Opportunities)
Coventry University
Coventry, United Kingdom
Professor John Latham CBE
$100 to $500 million (USD)
1001 to 5000 Employees
College / University
Colleges & Universities
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