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Internship Coordinator at United States International University – USIU Africa

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Job Description

Job Purpose

  • Reporting to the Principal Officer – Placement and Career Services, the person will be responsible for the end to end management of allocated internship programs from registration o students to the eventual placement of the same. The job holder will be a key contributor to employability outcomes and will work to provide data and insights in furtherance of the same.

Key Responsibilities
Providing support to students by;

  • Providing internship recommendation letters
  • Registering students for internship courses
  • Addressing any issues that students may face during the internship period/process
  • Providing support to companies looking for interns by;
    • Advertising internship opportunities to students by posting opportunities on Careerlink and sending the same via email.
    • Sharing candidate profiles with employers following shortlisting interviews
    • Prompt response to all employer queries
  •  Providing support to faculty by organizing internship class meetings and preparing the class list of students taking internship with company information every semester.
  • Conducting opportunity sourcing through employer engagement approaches such as company visits.
  • Drafting and organizing the signing of partnership MOU’s for internship and job placements
  • Writing semester reports on company visits, MOU’s signed and other achievements and challenges faced in the internship office.
  • Updating the internship website page and cx portal with internship documents, announcements and any other information.
  • Contributing to insights gathering through strategic data collection and analysis.
  • Collaborating with other colleagues in the Placement and Career Services Department in organizing the annual career fair, employer information sessions and other departmental activities.

Qualifications /Educational/Professional/experience)

  • Undergraduate Degree, Masters’ Degree is an added advantage
  • Experience: 3 years

Competencies, Personal Attributes & Competencies

  • Confidentiality and integrity;
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Relationship builder & effective negotiator;
  • Good Communication skills;
  • Self motivated;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Adaptability and reliability

Method of Application

Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and a current CV, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the address below by 5.00pm, Friday, May 5, 2023

Director Administration,
United States International University – Africa,
P. O. Box 14634-00800, Nairobi, Kenya
Email: jobs-dvcasa@usiu.ac.ke

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