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Vacancy for Internship and Placement Officer


Job Title

  Internship and Placement Officer

Reports to

   Student Services Department Manager


Job Responsibilities: 




  • Provide leadership in the development and implementation of a viable internship programme.
  • Initiate and build partnerships with employers to develop student opportunities for internships nationally and internationally.
  • Conduct site visits to evaluate appropriateness and relevance of internships for students and promote students.
  • Facilitate student learning by assisting students to secure appropriate internships to enhance overall academic experience and learn skills essential to conduct a successful job search.
  • Identify, develop and monitor current internship sites.
  • Counsel and advice students regarding employment opportunities through various employee.
  • Provide leadership and direction in the areas of individual assessment, educational choices, career planning and development and employment strategies for students.




  • Work proactively to identify and develop relationships with employers (and alumni) to promote the career progression of our undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • Liaise and work collaboratively with other agencies, for example IAESTE, to explore the opportunities including worldwide traineeship programme.
  • Generate jobs, internships and job shadowing opportunities for students and alumni by establishing and maintaining productive employer partnerships.
  • Collaborate and promote Career Planning services through in-class presentations, new Student Orientation with support from Student Services Department.
  • Help students identify employment options that match their career interests. Assist students in all aspects of the job search including resume writing, interviewing techniques and job referrals.
  • Participate in coordination and organisation of on-campus events such as the annual career and Internship job fair.
  • Develop an active on-campus business and industry presence. Schedule and advertise campus recruitment for employers.
  • Participate in the planning of new experiential learning programmes in the college.
  • Advising students on their applications and the College's expectations of them in undertaking a placement; providing a point of contact while the students are on placement and feedback to employers and colleagues following a placement.




  • Atleast 2-3 years of experience in relevant fields, preferred candidates with experience in colleges and schools
  • Bachelor’s Degree in releveant fields
  • Ability to work to deadlines, deal with stress and thrive under pressure.
  • Ability to provide leadership to a range of staff
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Confident and highly proficient with Microsoft Office software
  • Efficient and well organised, with attention to detail
  • High level of communication, negotiation and mediating skills.
  • Ability to exercise good decision making skills
  • Experience in conflict resolution and consensus building
  • Ability to communicate and maintain systematic, coherent expectations with all constituents.


Note: This job description sets out the main responsibilities but is not intended to be an exhaustive list. Specific duties may change from time to time without changing the general nature of the post and the individual is expected to be flexible in the range of responsibilities s/he undertakes


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