Internship Coordinator

Internships · London, London, City of
Department Internships
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

CAPA Internships Coordinator - London

About CAPA

 

CAPA The Global Education Network is committed to academic excellence, integrity, and innovation in learning abroad. Our mission is to provide meaningful experiences that challenge and inspire students to analyze and explore complex political, cultural, and social landscapes within urban environments.

 

Justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion are fundamental to CAPA’s mission and operations. We seek to hire employees representing diversity in all forms and work to support all employees to achieve at the highest level. Employment is based on a person’s professional qualifications and competence. CAPA does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition including breastfeeding, or any other basis protected by law.

 

Job Overview

CAPA is one of the leading and most respected organisations for internships abroad. A CAPA internship is a unique opportunity for students to gain a competitive edge by getting hands-on experience in one of the world’s leading global cities.  The internship division organizes and monitors hundreds of placements at the London Centre each year. As an Internships Coordinator, you will act as the primary contact for internship services and for students interning with professional businesses across London.

 

Key Responsibilities 

 

  • Develop and monitor student internship placements at organizations and businesses throughout London 
  • Engage with businesses and organizations to recognize the benefits of a CAPA intern and understand the associated responsibilities/
  • Assist with the arrival and orientation of interns; provide supervision and on-site advisor for issues relating to student internships. 
  • Liaise with US-based team during pre-departure, providing pre-departure information for students
  • Maintain intern and site databases to a high level of accuracy
  • Attend CAPA events including arrival and departure parties, mid-term dinners and special events
  • Work as part of the London Centre team, providing cross-team support as needed
  • Carry an emergency mobile phone outside of office hours on a rotational basis with other members of staff (Full training and back up resources will be provided)

 

Qualifications 


Required:  

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of experience
  • Excellent customer services skills 
  • A high level of professionalism and comfort working across levels within and outside of the organisation
  • Resourceful and out-of-the-box thinker with strong people skills and a demonstrated ability to connect with people to develop new internship sites
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a cross-functional and cross-location teams to advance the work of the organisation
  • Capacity to work in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines
  • A high level of proficiency in computer software particularly Microsoft Office, Word and Excel 
  • An aptitude for working with databases or CRM systems
  • A flexible, growth mindset
  • The legal right to work in the U.K.

 

Preferred:  

  • Experience working with and advising students
  • Understanding internship and experiential education frameworks
  • Knowledge of the US education system 

 

Hours:  

Full time. Standard hours are 9:00 AM to 17:30 PM, Monday to Friday. Due to the nature of the study abroad field, additional time beyond regular office hours is to be expected in this role. 

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  • Location
    London, London, City of
  • Department
    Internships
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level