Jobs Career Advice Signup

Send this job to a friend


Did you notice an error or suspect this job is scam? Tell us.

  • Posted: Apr 28, 2023
    Deadline: May 5, 2023
  • Never pay for any CBT, test or assessment as part of any recruitment process. When in doubt, contact us

    United States International University - Africa is located in the Kasarani area, off Thika Road in the suburb of Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi. The university is an independent, not-for-profit institution serving 6512 students representing 69 nationalities. It offers 24 degree programs from undergraduate to doctoral level, all of which are accredi...
    Read more about this company


    Internship Coordinator

    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


    Build your CV for free. Download in different templates.

  • Apply Now
  • Send your application

    View All Vacancies at United States International Un... Back To Home

Subscribe to Job Alert


Join our happy subscribers

Send your application through

GmailGmail YahoomailYahoomail