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Discovery Internships Latest Recruitment 2024

Discovery Internships offers comprehensive internship programs tailored for high school and college students seeking real-world experience. As an Internship Program Coordinator, you'll play a pivotal role in facilitating these transformative experiences, ensuring participants gain valuable insights and professional growth within their chosen fields.

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  • Program Coordination: Coordinate the logistics and execution of internship programs, liaising with partner organizations and ensuring a smooth experience for all participants.
  • Participant Support: Act as a primary point of contact for interns, providing guidance, support, and mentorship throughout their internship tenure.
  • Curriculum Development: Collaborate with the team to develop and refine internship curricula, ensuring alignment with industry standards and participant learning objectives.
  • Recruitment and Selection: Assist in the recruitment and selection process for interns, evaluating applications and matching candidates with appropriate placements.
  • Relationship Management: Cultivate and maintain relationships with partnering companies, ensuring high-quality internship placements and fostering ongoing collaboration.
  • Program Evaluation: Collect feedback from interns, supervisors, and partner organizations to continuously improve program quality and effectiveness.
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Experience in education, counseling, or program coordination is a plus.
  • Communication Skills: Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Ability to effectively engage with diverse stakeholders.
  • Organizational Skills: Strong organizational abilities, attention to detail, and the capacity to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Empathy and Mentorship: A passion for mentorship and guiding students through their professional development journey.
  • Adaptability: Flexibility to adapt to changing program needs and unforeseen circumstances, ensuring a seamless experience for participants.
Job Benefits
  • Professional Development: Opportunity to work in a dynamic, educational environment, enhancing skills in program coordination, education, and mentorship.
  • Impactful Work: Make a tangible difference in the lives of young students by facilitating meaningful internship experiences.
  • Collaborative Culture: Join a collaborative and supportive team dedicated to empowering the next generation of professionals.
  • Prepare Your Materials: Update your resume/CV highlighting relevant experience in program coordination, education, mentorship, or related fields. Craft a compelling cover letter outlining why you're interested in the position and how your skills align with the responsibilities.
  • Visit the Discovery Internships Website: Navigate to the Discovery Internships website or career portal to find the job posting for the Internship Program Coordinator role.
  • Review Job Description: Familiarize yourself with the job description, qualifications, and responsibilities outlined for the position.
  • Submit Your Application: Follow the instructions provided on the website to submit your application. This might involve an online application form or an email submission of your resume and cover letter.
  • Customize Your Application: Tailor your application materials to highlight your relevant experiences, skills, and passion for mentoring and guiding students in their professional growth.
  • Double-Check Information: Ensure all required documents are attached and that your contact information is accurate.
  • Submit and Follow Up: After submitting your application, consider sending a follow-up email within a week to express your continued interest in the position and inquire about the status of your application.
  • Prepare for Interviews: If selected for an interview, prepare by researching the company, understanding its mission and values, and be ready to discuss how your background aligns with the role.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Financial Services
Job Location
Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa, Sandton, Gauteng, 2146, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
April 26, 2024
Valid through
December 22, 2024
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