Hey, students! NU Women is looking for a student intern to work with us in June and July to help us build up some of our activities. It is a great (paid) opportunity to get experience of working on E&D issues in the context of HE, to learn how the University works, and support an initiative of strategic importance. We are looking for a student in any discipline, who has good organisational and communication skills, and has an interest in equality and diversity.
Follow the link to the Careers service website to apply: https://careers.ncl.ac.uk/vacsonline/login
Here’s their criteria for the job…
NU Women Network Development Officer
6 weeks FT (from 13th June)
NU Women is the University’s network for women staff, which supports the career progression of women across the University through targeted events, training workshops, and discussions. We hold over 15 events a year, run a blog and twitter account, and will be launching a mentoring scheme this summer.
The aim of this internship is to provide dedicated support to build our network to reach and support more women across the University. Key duties will be to help: set up and promote a new mentoring scheme ‘Career Conversations’; organize a mentoring and networking event in July; assist our blog team build up our new blog and organize new material; and, design, source and purchase promotional materials. The intern will work closely with the Chair of the network, Prof Candy Rowe, and other members of the network’s Steering Group, as appropriate.
This internship is an exciting opportunity to gain experience of working in a University, and gain hands-on experience of working on gender equality and diversity issues in the context of the Higher Education sector. The network is a very friendly and supportive environment, and the student will benefit from guidance and training to support their work.
We are looking for a student from any discipline, and ideally someone who has an interest in gender and equality issues. Key skills would include: ability to use their own initiative to work independently on specific projects; ability to engage with social media (e.g. blogs and twitter); ability to listen and translate ideas into actions; be able to work as part of a team; and, good organizational and communication skills (written and oral). Any prior experience of the following would be advantageous: event organization; blogging and tweeting.
Good Luck! Happy interning!
Holly and Connor x