Placement and Internship Officer


Placement & Internship Officer    

London Fulltime & Permanent Opportunity    

Do you have experience in early year’s careers, or perhaps recruitment or placing students in work experience or internships? Are you used to a fast paced, student or candidate focused role? Ability to multi-task and have good IT skills are a must.

If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!   

About our role: As Placement & Internship Officer you will work closely with our Internship & Employer Engagement Manager to provide guidance to students with the aim of securing work experience. You will be responsible for the administration (including reviewing CV’s) of all aspects of the various work experience processes currently in place (including placement years, Advance Practice Internships & work experience internships).

Here’s some of what’s involved:

Establish and maintain a professional level of contact with, and service to, all organisations providing placement opportunities. This includes the maintenance of a complex database and generating and progressing placement opportunities.

Implement the procedures of the Internship & Employer Engagement team.

Ensure all student placements comply with requirements as laid down by the respective Statutory and Regulatory bodies.

Produce timely internship notifications and accompanying correspondence for distribution to students, members of staff and employers as required.

Maintain a record of progress and outcomes of all internship activity and produce appropriate reports; to analyse outcomes and assist future planning and targeting; to identify shortfalls and contribute to actions to address.

Produce up-to-date information as required

To contribute to the review of the effectiveness of procedures in use within the Internship team and to suggest and implement improvements.

Bring your experience:

Degree in a related area OR demonstrable experience obtained in a Higher Education administrative role (Essential) & Evidence of Continued professional development such as an IAG qualification (desirable)

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Access

Comfortable using databases and handling large amount of data with the ability to understand and maintain appropriate levels of confidentiality

Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders

Desire to provide excellent customer service

Confident and able to work both as a member of a team and independently when required

Good planning and organisational skills with the ability to work to fixed deadlines

Ability to take initiative in the face of obstacles and take responsibility for outcomes

A little more about QA:

Students preparing for undergraduate study. Working professionals looking to specialise in their field. Career changers. Everyone should be given access to outstanding higher education and our aim at QA is to make that possible.

We work with our partner universities to offer courses ranging from foundation programmes to postgraduate degrees covering subject areas including Accountancy, Business, Computing, Cyber, Digital Marketing, Events Management, Project Management and Web Development and delivered in city centre locations. 

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Equal Opportunities

At QA, our mission is to help everyone find their place in the world. This means we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone’s place.

We look forward to hearing from you!