International Inbound Internship Coordinator

University of Alberta

This place is part of the Non-Educational Employees Affiliation (NASA). 

This place affords a complete advantages bundle which will be seen at: College & Employees Advantages .

Consideration will solely be given to functions with a resume and a canopy letter.

Location – North Campus Edmonton. This position is hybrid with a mixture of distant and in-person.

Working for the College of Alberta

The College of Alberta acknowledges that we’re situated on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to complement our vibrant neighborhood.

The College of Alberta is teeming with change makers, neighborhood builders, and world shapers who lead with goal each day. We’re residence to greater than 40,000 college students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate applications, over 13,000 school and employees, 260,000 alumni worldwide and have been acknowledged as one in every of Canada’s Greenest Employers for over a decade.

Your work may have a significant affect on a captivating cross part of individuals—from our college students and stakeholders, to our famend researchers and innovators who’re fairly actually curing illnesses, making discoveries and producing options that make the world more healthy, safer, stronger, and extra simply.

Working for the Division/College 

Pushed by our imaginative and prescient of “Increasing Horizons for a Higher World”, College of Alberta Worldwide (UAI) helps the college neighborhood within the growth and supply of impactful worldwide experiences, partnerships and alternatives to foster world citizenship for college kids, school and employees.  Our numerous, globally minded group strives to strengthen the recruitment and expertise of worldwide college students, deepen the college’s world engagement and enhance college students’ world studying each on campus and overseas.

UAI’s Worldwide Pupil and Customer Companies (ISVS) develops and operates programming for short-term worldwide college students and guests. This consists of college students from different universities who take part in analysis initiatives or different brief time period applications that introduces these guests to the graduate research alternatives at UAlberta.


Reporting to the Affiliate Director, Settlement Companies and Visiting Packages, the Worldwide Inbound Internship Coordinator (IIIC) implements and administers worldwide analysis internships campus-wide for a wide range of stakeholders.

The place coordinates present applications and contributes to the event of recent internship fashions for the College of Alberta, focusing particularly on inbound internship applications. This place independently administers universally-accessible, research-based internship applications to undergraduate and graduate college students, liaising with the Affiliate Director as wanted.

The place permits shiny and proficient college students from our accomplice Universities to participate in distinctive analysis placements and enhances the worldwide perspective and intercultural local weather on the U of A and inside the wider neighborhood. Internships function a method to recruit graduate college students from prime establishments world wide. Worldwide analysis placements set the College of Alberta amongst a handful of Canadian friends that present a singular short-term studying expertise for worldwide individuals.

The internships are predominantly research-based, and permit college students to use their data and expertise in an acceptable analysis surroundings. Along with supporting analysis actions, these experiences ought to improve the individuals’ world views and intercultural competencies by workshops and extracurricular programming. The IIIC can be liable for constructing and sustaining a community of host school members desirous about providing analysis alternatives. The IIIC will deal with program implementation and administration, relationship growth, school collaboration and innovation that may advance the UofA’s management and visibility nationally and internationally within the subject of analysis placements.


  • Coordinates inbound administration of the UofA Worldwide facilitated worldwide internships and rising analysis internship applications.
  • Develops and administers all working processes (postings, recruitment, utility, choice, placement, internship assist and analysis).
  • Researches and approaches potential supervisors/analysis groups for placement of incoming interns; promotes, receives and edits analysis initiatives submitted by professors.
  • Works with accomplice establishments overseas to advertise analysis and different internship alternatives on the College of Alberta
  • Builds and maintains collaborative and constructive relations with school members throughout all disciplines in an effort to guarantee continued school assist for internship applications.
  • Working with the UAlberta Immigration Companies unit, develops and offers all paperwork mandatory to acquire required immigration standing (contract letter, award letter, letter of rationalization for IRCC, and so forth.).
  • Ensures all danger mitigation measures are undertaken for incoming interns.
  • Queries reviews and maintains statistics related to scholar, school and host group participation in inbound worldwide internships.
  • Coordinates the award cost course of for related internships and ensures cost deadlines are adhered to.
  • Ensures that the inbound internship part of the UAI web site is up-to-date.
  • Acts as a liaison between the coed and internship companions together with accomplice establishments, personal trade, authorities organizations, non-governmental organizations and multinational organizations.
  • Screens scholar and group participation and conducts and offers post-internship evaluations.
  • Gives complete assist providers to all incoming interns that take part in a UofA worldwide facilitated internship program. This consists of inquiries associated to adjustment, private points comparable to housing, isolation, issues and considerations associated to the internship placement, profession and graduate research steerage. Conducts all advising inside an intercultural context, taking into account the values, customs and language of the coed.
  • Gives data to interns desirous about returning to the College of Alberta and connecting them to applicable contacts.
  • Manages annual funds to make sure whole affords don’t exceed assigned funds; prepares reviews as required
  • In collaboration with UAI colleagues, designs and implements programming for interns in accordance with the UofA Worldwide’s intercultural competency studying outcomes that develops the data, expertise and attitudes to appropriately, successfully, and proactively have interaction in intercultural contexts. This consists of seminars focusing solely on intercultural points in addition to seminars on different matters which have the educational outcomes embedded inside the program.
  • Develops and delivers welcome periods, luncheons, analysis symposiums and a certificates ceremony at the least thrice yearly.
  • Coordinates seminars for every cohort on the matters of analysis presentation, and graduate research in North America.
  • Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates this system assistant.

Minimal {Qualifications}

  • Submit-secondary diploma and a minimal of two years associated skilled full time work expertise ideally in a Canadian post-secondary establishment is required. Vital expertise working or learning in a further language or tradition and familiarity with the UofA are belongings.
  • This place has a heavy and numerous workload, which requires a specific data base, ability set and skills:
    • Requires distinctive interpersonal expertise to community and liaise with a various and diverse group of individuals from Division chairs and school members, to college students, to international authorities and college representatives.
    • Means to make impartial selections primarily based on understanding of strategic aims, earlier expertise, established precedents and official insurance policies.
    • Distinctive time administration and organizational expertise.
    • Superior public talking and presentation expertise and a stable command of written and spoken English.
    • Demonstrated administrative expertise, notably because it pertains to documenting steps in a course of and sustaining paperwork and data
    • Distinctive consideration to element
    • Sturdy analytical, interpretive and analysis expertise. 
    • Expertise and familiarity with college, provincial, international establishments and authorities practices associated to tutorial mobility applications.
    • Information of analysis performed at UofA and familiarity with the UofA internationalization objectives in relation to analysis priorities and mobility.
    • Understanding of points pertaining to learning, researching, working, and dwelling inside a distinct cultural context.
    • Information of points dealing with college students, notably worldwide college students is required.
    • Familiarity with college admission necessities, tutorial program planning and insurance policies 
    • A flair and previous expertise associated to counselling and advising college students, particularly when using methods to assist college students to outline their objectives and supporting college students to perform these objectives whereas they’re overseas.
    • An consciousness of points impacting scholar engagement in worldwide studying experiences is crucial
    • Laptop competency with Microsoft Workplace and Google Suites is required

Most popular {Qualifications}

  • Earlier supervisory expertise is an asset.
  • Fluency in at the least one international language consultant of an space the place the UofA presently maintains numerous linkages is an asset.
  • Information of worldwide training methods and training cultures can be an asset.
  • Information of scholar growth idea and grownup training rules and coaching, particularly in a cross-cultural dynamic can be an asset.
  • Expertise with PeopleSoft is desired.

This competitors is barely open to candidates legally entitled to work in Canada.

Observe: On-line functions are accepted till midnight Mountain Customary Time of the time limit.

We thank all candidates for his or her curiosity; nonetheless, solely these people chosen for an interview shall be contacted.

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