Internship Consultant (shortterm & contracted via 3rd party)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime



RMIT is a global university of technology, design, and enterprise. We are global in footprint and even more importantly, we are global in mindset. We are committed to making a positive impact wherever we go. The wider our reach, the deeper our connections, the greater our impact.

RMIT University Vietnam (RMIT Vietnam) is a campus of RMIT University with over 1,200 staff and 15,000 students, in three locations, and recently awarded one of the Best Companies to work for in Asia 2023. From a media perspective RMIT Vietnam enjoys a 40% share of voice in the sector. It brings a world-class education and globalised study environment to the heart of Asia, offering programs in business, technology, communication, design, fashion, and English language. It boasts an impressive range of extra-curricular activities that encourage students to innovate and network globally.

Degrees are awarded by RMIT in Australia and taught in English, enabling Vietnamese students (and visiting international students) the opportunity to receive an international education without having to leave home.

Your role

The Internship Consultant is responsible for ensuring suitable internship positions are available for RMIT Vietnam domestic and international students. The position will work closely with the students, academic schools, and industry to ensure students are successfully placed into high quality internship positions.

Key Accountabilities

  • Coordinate the Internship program of degrees across Saigon South schools

  • Update and facilitate workshops, provide consultation or group advice to students regarding the internship and the recruitment process

  • Work collaboratively with the academic schools and other university stakeholders at all levels across RMIT globally (learning and teaching, legal, student life, international, and other departments)

  • Work with industry partners to attract high quality internship opportunities for RMIT students

  • Develop a portfolio of companies across all industries willing to host international interns

  • Support the team planning and organisation of career festival, networking events, experience day and internship fairs

  • Record and track all internship data, requests from all industry partners in order to have an updated database of opportunities for RMIT students

  • Develop and document key processes and protocols to maintain quality assurance and mitigate risk for the internship courses

  • Update the process to host international students, liaise with government stakeholders and work with legal department for work permit requests

  • Create reports on internship trends (industry and student’s needs) to be shared with all relevant stakeholders

  • Any other duties as directed by the manager.

Key Selection Criteria

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline. A Masters Degree is desirable

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience

  • Highly developed communication skills including; well-developed interpersonal, negotiation, networking and liaison skills with a proven record of working successfully with multiple stakeholders

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of career development and employability principles and practices,  particularly in regard to the needs of tertiary students and recent graduates.

  • Knowledge of industry and labour market trends

  • Ability to follow processes, work effectively on a team, and maintain a positive attitude

  • Superior time management skills, including ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

  • Practical experience in managing online/digital media

  • Good project management skills

Other Information

  • Contract duration: 08 months (the first contract: to 30 Jun 2024)

  • Highly competitive gross salary

  • Annual leave: 1 day per working month

  • Accident Insurance 24/7

  • Free use of onsite sports and fitness facilities

  • Library on campus and online - access to RMIT Australia online library

English Proficiency

English is the language of teaching and communication at RMIT Vietnam. For this role, the minimum requirement is IELTS General 6.0 (or equivalent Linguaskill 160). 

To be eligible for this position you must be a Vietnamese citizen.  Applications received from non-Vietnamese candidates will not be considered.

To Apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link below

Applications Close:
29 thg 2 2024 11.59 pm

RMIT University Vietnam (RMIT Vietnam) is a campus of RMIT University. RMIT Vietnam is creating an innovative research, teaching and learning culture. We are committed to providing internationally recognised high-quality education and professional training for our students, clients and members of the community.  As an internationally recognised Australian university based in Asia, RMIT Vietnam is assisting in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region.

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