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As the Graduate Project Support Associate, your responsibilities would include supporting the development and delivery of EDI projects and initiatives, supporting EDI campaigns and reviewing and coordinating the EDI inbox and dairy, among others. Please see the job description for more information.
The job description attached also includes a person specification, this outlines some skills that would be advantageous – not every skill is essential as we don’t expect you to know everything in advance.
Please attach a cover letter outlining how you meet any of these skills. Within this cover letter, please also outline what skills or experiences you have that would make you a good candidate for this role? You can consider referring to any of the following as examples of your skills: paid work; your degree; societies; sports; volunteering; hobbies or interests; support you provide to family or friends, etc. We want to hear about you as an individual. Enthusiasm and eagerness to learn play a crucial part in being successful in this graduate role.
About the Graduate Recruitment Programme
This role is part of the NTU’s Graduate Development Programme, offering you a range of development opportunities. In post, you will be playing a crucial role in the university as well as taking part in a programme that is tailored to boosting your skill set. This includes:
- Improving your workplace skills
- Advancing your professional identity
- Building your confidence
- Providing you with crucial employment experience.
- Building your professional contacts and network
Don’t forget, you can get support from NTU Employability at any stage of the recruitment process. If you would like to find out more information about the Graduate Development Programme, please visit our website: Graduate Development Programme | Nottingham Trent University.
This is a Graduate Development Programme role available for a fixed term of 13 months. You would be in post from 30th August 2022 through to September 2023. Applicants need to be current NTU students in their final year or have graduated with a NTU undergraduate degree within the last two years (2020 summer graduation). If successful in your application, you'll be invited to an online group assessment task which will take place during the week commencing 4 July. If successful in this, you'll be invited to a face-to-face interview.
Please email GradPro@ntu.ac.uk if you have any questions about applying.
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NTU prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities, and we welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.
We’re proud of how far we’ve come. With a shared vision, we are a community of more than 4,000 colleagues, all committed to our goal of becoming ‘the university of the future’. Do you have the passion to help us to go even further? www.ntu.ac.uk
Individuals who are eligible for a Graduate visa, having previously studied in the UK are welcome to apply. Confirmation of appointment will be subject to attaining the Graduate visa.
This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UK Visas & Immigration to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK. Regrettably we cannot fund Graduate visa applications.
Please note that this role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and successful applicants will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions.