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Hello Future Graduate Intern (Barrow)

Central Marketing & Student Recruitment

Location:  Barrow
Starting Salary:  £19,838
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term - Ends 31/07/2024
Release Date:  Monday 11 September 2023
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Monday 09 October 2023
Reference:  XX095423-R-R-R

Are you passionate about Higher Education and looking for an exciting and varied role?

As a Hello Future Graduate Intern, you will liaise with schools and colleges, working with ages 11+, and build effective relationships to raise awareness of Level 4 and above study, including apprenticeships.  

Throughout the role you will be supported to develop professionalism, technical competence, excellent interpersonal and networking skills, and the ability to work independently.

You will play a key role supporting our work to meet agreed targets and objectives, working with currently under-represented groups in Higher Education and with a wide range of stakeholders including schools, colleges, employers and third sector organisations. You will need excellent communication and digital skills plus experience of delivering presentations to a range of audiences.

About Hello Future 

Hello Future is part of the Uni Connect Programme, a national programme funded by the Office for Students. Uni Connect aims to support the government’s social mobility goals by increasing the number of young people who go into Higher Education, particularly those from underrepresented groups. Hello Future is the Cumbrian partnership, led by the University of Cumbria together with a number of partners including universities, FE colleges, employers and skills providers. Phase 1 of the programme began in 2017 and is now into phase 3 as of August 2022. 

The University of Cumbria is the lead institution for Hello Future – the Cumbria Uni Connect partnership, which includes Higher Education Institutions, Further Education Colleges and employers operating within Cumbria. Hello Future are looking to recruit four enthusiastic and motivated Graduate Interns to support the delivery of an educational outreach programme. The post will be based within the University of Cumbria but will work for the partnership and report to the Hello Future Outreach Officer. The programme aims to work with specific learners in three key areas of Cumbria, identified by the OfS, to provide sustained, progressive and intensive outreach. The programme also aims to create a stronger evidence base about what works in Higher Education outreach. 

The role is fixed term until 31st July 2024. We welcome applications from those having comleted their degree (or equivalent) in the last two years. This position is ideal for those seeking opportunity to develop key skills and put theory into practice. 

We offer a comprehensive set of staff benefits which includes a competitive salary, 35 hour working week, 33 days holiday plus bank holidays, excellent pension scheme with 8% employer contribution and corporate discounts to name a few. For more information please click HERE

Informal Enquiries: Jack Todd | Hello Future Outreach Officer |

For more information about the University of Cumbria, click here.

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We encourage applications from the broadest range of society, including all under-represented groups with particular emphasis on Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in our University and in comparison, to the sector.

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