International Outbound Internships Coordinator

University of Alberta

Whereas this place welcomes functions from the general public, please notice that choice can be given to present workers on the College of Alberta. Please point out your inside standing utilizing the “Commercial” drop down menu when making use of.

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

This place presents a complete advantages bundle which may be seen at: College & Workers Advantages .

Location – This position is hybrid with a mixture of distant and in particular person work, with the in particular person element primarily going down at North Campus Edmonton.

Working for the College of Alberta

The College of Alberta acknowledges that we’re positioned 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 counterpoint our vibrant group.

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

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

Working for College of Alberta Worldwide

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

UAI’s World Studying group delivers studying alternatives on campus and internationally that allow college students to study in regards to the world, improve their international competencies and perceive their potential as international residents. The unit offers help to each institutional and college stage programming.

Place Abstract

Reporting to the Affiliate Director Studying Overseas Packages, the Worldwide Outbound Internships Coordinator (IOIC) implements and administers institution-wide outbound worldwide internships. The internships may be research-based or workplace-based, and permit undergraduate and graduate college students to use their information and abilities. Placements allow college students to boost their international views, develop intercultural competencies and refine their profession targets.  The IOIC can be chargeable for constructing and sustaining a community of employers/hosts taken with providing worldwide work alternatives that match the information and abilities UofA college students acquire of their tutorial, work and different experiences. The IOIC will give attention to relationship growth, school collaboration and innovation that can advance the UofA’s management and visibility nationally and internationally within the subject of internships/work overseas.

The place is chargeable for program administration, aiding with pupil recruitment methods, creating and implementing international learning-focused pupil advising and accomplice relations.  It should additionally present help to employers/hosts by the total cycle of recruitment and choice course of. 

The IOIC may even help within the monitoring and supply of emergency help, as back-up to the Threat Administration and Scholarship Coordinator. These help and knowledge companies and protocols make potential the operation of packages within the unit and all through the campus in additional than 80 nations. 


Scholar Advising and Help Providers

  • Develops and implements advising and companies based mostly on theories of intercultural capability constructing and pupil growth.
  • Helps fairness, variety and inclusivity by offering service that addresses obstacles to inclusion, entry and success (particularly for traditionally excluded teams). This consists of being educated about points college students face overseas and of the assets obtainable to help profitable participation.
  • Works instantly with college students to set objectives, establish choices and discover the perfect match for an internship.
  • Manages and helps college students by full-cycle recruitment, utility, placement, pre-departure preparation, studying overseas and post-internship course of.
  • Liaises with related events to establish and resolve advanced points that can have an effect on pupil participation.

Program and Relationship Administration

  • Contributes to the event of UAI and institutional international studying strategic plans by figuring out profitable packages and obstacles to pupil participation and proposing initiatives to capitalize on alternatives and tackle challenges.
  • Implements strategic plan targets and efficiency targets by creating motion plans to perform annual objectives and establish means to enhance work processes and enhance effectivity.
  • Develops productive relationships with schools, schools and campus pupil service models, and collaborates with them to develop packages/placements, and help numerous college students’ participation in international studying alternatives.
  • Ensures service commonplace objectives are achieved with respect to pupil companies and that College shoppers’ expectations and objectives are met.
  • Identifies potential worldwide employers/internship hosts by researching key worldwide places utilizing a wide range of assets together with, however not restricted to, accomplice universities, business {and professional} affiliation directories, and alumni. This additionally consists of performing on leads/contacts recognized by College liaison officers in goal nations.
  • Builds and steward relationships with employers/hosts to design work placements that meet employers’ wants and supply significant experiences for college students.
  • Guarantee every worksite and host is correctly vetted, internship settlement with roles and tasks clearly established and immigration necessities for college students clearly outlined.
  • Comply with up with hosts/employers to observe placements, consider the success of placement, resolve challenges and facilitate the location of future college students.

Threat Administration

  • Assumes emergency response roles as outlined within the UAI Emergency Response Plan.
  • Primarily based on information of working environments and helps obtainable at totally different establishments/research overseas places, the IOIC helps college students establish and mitigate conditions which will negatively affect the scholar’s studying expertise (particularly these from traditionally excluded teams).
  • Vets internship hosts for insurance policies and practices that proactively tackle violence and harassment within the office and ensures college students are knowledgeable of those and different security measures undertaken by the employer.


  • Participates in recruitment actions together with: classroom displays, Go Overseas Gala’s, convention displays, focused e mail campaigns.
  • Critiques web site content material and ensures accuracy of data for partner-based packages in addition to UAI-managed packages.
  • Works intently with the Affiliate Director (World Studying Providers) for well timed and strategic promotions of the packages and scholarships, together with contributing to and figuring out potential communication methods and pupil segments to help with pupil recruitment.


A Grasp’s Diploma with associated coursework and one yr’s expertise in a subject equivalent to instructional counselling and advising or worldwide training, or a Bachelor’s diploma with associated coursework and a minimal of three years of progressively accountable, full time work expertise ideally in a Canadian post-secondary establishment. Familiarity with the UofA is an asset.

This place has a heavy and numerous workload, which requires a specific information base, ability set and skills:

  • Distinctive interpersonal abilities to community and liaise with a various and diverse group of individuals together with division chairs and college members, college students, employers, overseas authorities and intentional college companions such that relationships of belief may be fashioned throughout cultural variations with affirmation and respect.
  • 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 overseas.
  • Understanding points pertaining to finding out, researching, working, and dwelling inside a distinct cultural context as they affect pupil success and engagement in these worldwide studying experiences is crucial. Ideally demonstrated by previous participation in a research, work, analysis or sensible coaching expertise overseas or a major intercultural expertise.
  • Potential to make impartial selections based mostly on understanding of strategic targets, earlier expertise, established precedents and official insurance policies.
  • Distinctive time administration and organizational abilities.
  • Superior public talking and presentation abilities and a stable command of written and spoken English.
  • Expertise with budgeting, expense monitoring monetary administration and reporting.
  • Sturdy analytical, interpretive and analysis abilities. 
  • Familiarity with college admission necessities, tutorial program planning and insurance policies.
  • Pc competency with Microsoft Workplace and Google Suites.

On the College of Alberta, we’re dedicated to creating an inclusive and accessible hiring course of for all candidates. For those who require lodging to take part within the interview course of, please tell us on the time of reserving your interview and we are going to make each effort to accommodate your wants.

Observe: On-line functions are accepted till midnight Mountain Commonplace Time of the deadline.

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

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