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Internship Placement Coordinator

Pin icon SW7 London
Pound Sterling icon £30,000 per annum
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 23 Apr 2024
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The Foundation for International Education (FIE) is seeking qualified, enthusiastic, and competent applicants for the following full-time, permanent position of Internship Placement Coordinator in London.

Experiential Education (Internship Placement) Coordinator
London, SW7 4ES

  • Full Time, Permanent Position
  • £30,000 per annum
  • Preferred Start Date: 3rd June 2024

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

The FIE is an international educational organisation working in partnership with universities and colleges in the US to provide immersive study abroad programs for undergraduate students in London, Dublin, and Amman. We offer enriching experiences that shape futures.

About the Role:

Embark on a fulfilling journey as an Experiential Education (Internship Placement) Coordinator. Your role involves orchestrating the placement of international undergraduate students into valuable for-academic-credit, unpaid in-person, and remote internship experiences. As a proficient communicator, you'll engage with students and London employers to foster mutually beneficial partnerships.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organise placement of international students into internship opportunities
  • Liaise with students and employers to ensure success and address challenges
  • Cultivate partnerships with London-based companies for internship placements
  • Identify and develop new internship opportunities for students
  • Provide support and guidance to students throughout their study abroad experience

The Ideal Candidate:

We are seeking a dynamic individual with a passion for international education and career development.

  • Strong organisational and administrative skills
  • Excellent communication abilities across diverse stakeholders
  • Capacity to manage complex workloads effectively
  • Resilience in handling challenging situations
  • Positive attitude with a confident, outgoing personality
  • Proficient in English with excellent IT skills

Benefits Package:

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Partial reimbursement for physical health activities (e.g. 35% for annual gym/ health club memberships)
  • Staff professional development
  • 30 days’ sick leave on full pay in any 12-month period
  • Health insurance scheme (subject to tax deduction)

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this London-based position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information.

Please submit a cover letter and the contact details of two referees. In your covering letter, please include:

  • Where you saw this position advertised
  • What it is that interests you about this job opportunity
  • What skills, experience and knowledge you can offer to FIE in this capacity
  • How you would present the benefits of hosting an intern to a London-based company

Equal Opportunities: FIE promotes equality of opportunity and diversity within the workplace and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Other suitable skills and experience include Education Coordinator, Study Abroad Advisor, Career Counsellor, International Student Advisor, Education Program Coordinator, Student Services Coordinator, International Programs Manager, Academic Advisor, Career Development Specialist, International Education Coordinator, and Student Affairs Coordinator.