ZAYED UNIVERSITY

Internship Officer, College of Communication and Media Sciences

Location
Abu Dhabi/Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Posted
01 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Opportunity

The College of Communication & Media Sciences seeks an incumbent for the position of Internship Officer, who will support the two College Faculty Internship Coordinators on both campuses in all internship, job placement and alumnae related matters.

The Responsibilities

  • Support the College Faculty Internship Coordinators on both campuses in all College student internships, job placements and in the continuing development of the College Alumnae function.
  • Collaborate with the Office for Student Success, the College Faculty Internship Coordinators and relevant College administrative personnel to ensure all internship, job placement and alumnae programs are fully supported in the College.  
  • Researches potential internship placement sites relevant to each of the College’s specializations
  • Support the activities of the two Faculty Internship Coordinators to increase employment opportunities for College students and alumnae.
  • Prepare meaningful and accurate reports or documentation regarding the College’s student internship employment and alumnae details.
  • Liaise with the Office for Student Success to ensure the coordination of career related events both University wide and College specific as directed by the Office for Student Success including career fairs, employer days, speakers, employer visits and career related student trips.
  • Support Career Education Delivery efforts.
  • Support and develop the on-going Career Resource Center promotional effort targeted at students and faculty.
  • Support in ensuring that all basic career education documents are in Arabic and English.
  • Support the efforts of the Faculty Internship Coordinators on basic career education and decision making within the College.
  • Support the Office for Student Success and Faculty Internship Coordinators in providing career information to students through 1:1 sessions and workshops.
  • Arrange meetings between the Faculty Internship Coordinators when necessary, providing agenda and supporting documents as well as taking the minutes of the meetings
  • Travels to Dubai during the week to work with the Dubai Faculty Internship Coordinator
  • Support the College Faculty Internship Coordinators in career education delivery efforts.
  • Works closely with the Careers Counsellor.
  • Serves as an assistant to the two College Faculty Internship Coordinators, College Administration, students, their families and alumni.
  • Support the College’s efforts to provide career information and advice to students as required.
  • Will impart information from the Office for Student Success to employers/students/alumni and play a key liaison role between students and the Office for Student Success opportunity providers under student employment programs.

The Requirements

Must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and have minimum of 2 years relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must be:

  • Highly Computer literate,
  • Familiar with UAE culture, and
  • Arabic/English bilingual.

The Benefits

The University’s benefits package is highly attractive:  competitive salaries free of tax in the United Arab Emirates; Cash housing allowance; furniture allowance; annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family; educational subsidies for eligible children; subsidized healthcare for the employee and sponsored family members.

To Apply

Please visit our web site www.zu.ac.ae click on ‘Employment’ to be directed to the recruitment website. In addition to completing the online application form, attach a cover letter, a current CV, and the names and contact details of three professional references.

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