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Institution: University of Bath
United Kingdom
Description :

This opportunity is available to University of Bath students. 

We are inviting expressions of interest within Undergraduate Admissions and Outreach for three positions: 

Student Recruitment Intern to support the UK Undergraduate Student Recruitment team. Campus Events Intern to support the Campus Events team.Outreach Programmes Intern to support the Outreach Programmes team. 

These fun, challenging and varied placement roles are pivotal in providing student voice input to the day to day operations of our student recruitment and widening access and participation teams. You’ll help shape and deliver our wide range of recruitment and outreach activities, working both in person and online with young people taking their first steps towards higher education, and being supported by our experienced teams to develop your own employability skills.  

The job descriptions for each role are attached, with some key points highlighted below:  

Student Recruitment Intern – You will be part of the UK Student Recruitment Team, travelling to schools and colleges across the UK and Ireland to talk to prospective students about what it is like to choose to study at Bath. You will attend in-school HE and Careers Fairs, large UCAS and other Higher Education Exhibitions, and deliver a range of talks on applying to university and choosing to study at Bath. This role will involve frequent travel, including regular overnight stays during busier periods and will suit you if you are enthusiastic about sharing your experiences of studying at Bath and eager to support students in exploring their HE options.  

Campus Events Intern – You will be part of the Campus Events Team and will support the delivery of a programme of on campus activity including leading on organising and delivering campus tours for prospective students. Working both in person and online you will also support activities across the team such as helping with the delivery of residential visits, taster days, open days, applicant visit days and school visits. 

Outreach Programmes Intern – You will support the delivery of programmes of activity for prospective students, particularly focusing on our Target Bath programme. You’ll be a confident user of technology and input into the design, planning and delivery of programmes using your lived experience as a Student of Colour at Bath, or with deep knowledge and skills in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion initiatives. 

The successful candidates for these roles will be confident in the use of technology, ideally have experience of working with young people in the UK schools system and will have a commitment to student recruitment and widening access to Bath. They will also be flexible to work outside contracted working hours (time in-lieu will be given) working evenings and weekends as required and keen to try new things. In this ever-changing environment willingness to change plans and manage uncertainty will be key. 

These posts are offered to current University of Bath students looking for a placement opportunity and are offered on a full time basis (1.0 FTE) on a fixed term contract from September 2022 with an expected end date of 31 July 2023.

The successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check.  

Should you wish to have an informal discussion about these roles, or speak to our current placement students about their experiences, please contact: 

Student Recruitment Intern – Charlie Smith (cs2721@bath.ac.uk) 

Campus Events Intern – Stephanie Gan (mnssab@bath.ac.uk) 

Outreach Programmes Intern – Kate Awdry (ka776@bath.ac.uk) 

However, please ensure that your application is submitted via the University website.

What we can offer you:

We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. 

A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require. 

We offer:

a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce; a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Closing Date: 19 Apr 2022
Type: Management, Specialist and Administration





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