Intern Opportunity at Uni!


The Careers Service are looking a student… Earn money and CV skills during your degree? YES.

We have an intern opportunity advertising now with the Career Service which may appeal to some students. It will give students strong experience of a practical research project outside of their degree. If you could please circulate the below with your students and hopefully it will generate some interest.

Newcastle Work Experience – Career Mentoring Intern

Newcastle University | Newcastle University | £700 bursary

Newcastle Work Experience (NWE) is a flexible 100 hour placement scheme providing undergraduate and postgraduate students with the opportunity to undertake challenging project-based placements within Newcastle University and North East businesses.

The Careers Service runs a Career Mentoring programme to link students to mentors working in industry. In its second year of running, the Career Mentoring programme is rapidly growing and some research into comparable schemes at other universities is required to help steer the development of the programme, shape resources and identify potential areas for additional activities.

A self-motivated student with strong communication skills is required to undertake a research project with the aim of producing recommendations to help shape the growth of the Career Mentoring programme. Key areas to cover in the research will include, but not be limited to:

•Format of other mentoring programmes: including timelines, number of sessions, use of online platforms and monitoring methods.
•Measures of success: how is impact captured.
•Training resources: how is training delivered, what content is used.
•Links to other activities: what additional activities fit well with students undertaking mentoring, e.g. specific workshops.
•Investigate potential for northern university mentor network.

Full direction and support will be provided by the Placement Officer who manages the programme, but you will be required to work unsupervised.

Closing Date: 14/02/2016

Location: Newcastle University

Person Requirements:

•Current Newcastle University student (either undergraduate or postgraduate).
•Strong IT skills to support gathering, and presenting data.
•Good communication skills, both written and verbal, to obtain and present information.
•Good organisation and time management skills.
•Confident using own initiative to identify research areas and make recommendations.
•An awareness of mentoring programmes, particularly Career Mentoring, will be advantageous.

Degree Discipline: Any degree discipline

How to Apply: Please apply via this link: stating Career Mentoring Intern as the placement title.


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