Career Counseling Internship at Discover Your Career

On Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

 Job Category: Technical Services

 
Work Type: Full Time / Regular
 
Reports To: Head of Technical Services
 
Workstation: Nairobi
    Position Function
To serve as a resource person and career advisor to students, pre-college students, university students and employed professionals seeking to change careers.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Interpret assessment tests and assist clients in identifying their areas of interest and careers that would be suitable for them
  • Help clients draw up action plans for subject selection, education, employment and training and support them to achieve these goals
  • Research careers, options and support organizations to meet clients needs
  • Advice clients on how to source relevant training courses or qualifications and what funding might be available
  • Run small group sessions or larger presentations on all aspects of careers work and topics related to personal development
  • Develop and conduct career planning and professional development seminars within assigned territory
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of educational programs and career conferences
  • Research and write career literature; provide fresh web content related to careers
  • Advise students on internship, and post-graduate employment opportunities and strategies for career success.
  • Create, schedule, conduct and evaluate career programming on a variety of topics to include but not limited to: CV writing, interview techniques, social media and the job search, and professionalism
  • Conduct regular outreach efforts including workshops and presentations; create, maintain and enhance relationships with institutions and hiring employers in the market increasing DYC visibility through institutional and corporate presentations and events.
Academic / Professional Qualifications & Work Experience
  • Possession of a Bachelor degree in a related discipline from a recognized University
  • Relevant professional certification is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of psychometric test interpretation will be an added advantage
  • Creative and innovative team player
  • Excellent analytical, planning, research and report-writing skills are required
Persons interested in filling the above position should submit their application letters, CV indicating their contacts, soft copies of relevant academic and professional qualifications and any other relevant supporting documents to [email protected] before end of day Saturday, November 2nd 2013. 
Address your application to the HR Manager.
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