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Global Internships Manager (China)

Durham University - Careers & Enterprise

Location: Durham
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 23rd August 2019
Closes: 20th September 2019
Job Ref: 020114

Closing date: 20 September 2019 at 12 Noon

This post is full time and fixed term with a planned end date of 28/10/2022.

The Global Internships Manager (China) is an exciting new role – enabled by an external donation - which will support the delivery and expansion of a new Global Internships Programme developed to support students with undertaking international work experience and is a key strategic aim supporting both our University Strategy as well as the Global Strategy.

Based within the Careers & Enterprise team, the post holder will also be required to work closely with the International Office, Development and Alumni Relations Office and across the Faculties to ensure a collaborative and strategic approach to the delivery of a global internship programme.

The role is specifically required to undertake targeted outreach and proactively engage with the students on the Chinese Studies and Liberal Arts course to develop a full pilot programme of in- China internships.

The post-holder will engage with individual alumni, employers and other internship providers to source a suite of internship opportunities and market these opportunities to undergraduate students across the university. They will communicate and build strong relationships across the university to support the delivery and development of the programme.

The post-holder must work in a motivated and proactive fashion to reach ambitious, but achievable targets for internship opportunities by immediately mobilising the alumni and professional networks in service of this programme. The ideal candidate will have existing networks and contacts in-region to draw upon.

How to apply

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What you are required to submit

  • A CV
  • A covering letter which details your experience, strengths and potential in the requirements set out above
  • The person specification and Realising Your Potential Approach grids. Please copy and paste the grids from this job description into a separate Microsoft Word document, complete the evidence columns and submit this alongside your other application material. Please ensure that you submit all documentation listed above or your application cannot proceed to the next stage.
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