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Internship Programmes Supervisor

Job Description


This position is responsible for coordinating the U.S. based Internship Programmes (Spring, Summer & Fall) through sourcing, recruiting, and hiring current college students and/or recent graduates. Also responsible for U.S. based new hire on-boarding and orientation, as well as monitoring and updating Welcome to World Vision (WTWV), the partnerships new hire orientation materials.


Program Management:

  • Supervise interns with department managers; plans and maintains productivity, disciplinary and corrective action, setting and maintaining work standards.

  • Supervise U.S. Internship Programmes Intern and manage their day to day operations.

  • Create and implement weekly professional development programming (cohort calls, department orientations, trainings, etc.)

  • Monitor intern performance through ongoing feedback with host department and intern.

  • Ensure quality learning environment for each U.S. based intern.

  • Conduct evaluations as needed and exit interviews for each intern.

  • Maybe required to support technical interns hired outside of the U.S. internship programme.


  • Maintain multiple channels and networks to ensure a deep, diverse, and reliable sourcing pool.

  • Proactively identify,and execute effective sourcing approaches to strengthen intern talent pipeline.

  • Serve as internal advocate for current or former interns through the recruitment processes to encourage and support hiring into open positions.

  • Manage full cycle recruitment for U.S. Internship Programmes including a) creating, advertising, and collecting internal requisitions for interns, b) creating online web copy for Careers & Employment page, c) review applications, d) conduct screening interviews, e) recommend shortlist of candidates to each host department, f) collect references and pre-hire documents for each intern, and g) onboard interns.

External Engagement:

  • Maintain relationships on behalf of WVI, for U.S. based Internship Programmes through, but not limited to, marketing opportunities, candidate referrals, and current network of Colleges and Universities.


  • Support U.S. Internship Programme specific social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn & Twitter).

Documentation & Compliance:

  • Conduct ongoing assessment of U.S. Internship Programmes (i.e. interns, College and University career center, etc.)

  • Develop annual report highlighting activity and achievements of the U.S. Internship Programmes.

  • Make ongoing strategic data-driven recommendations to continuously improve the program.

New Hire Orientation and Welcome to World Vision (WTWV):

  • Coordination and delivery of new hire orientation of all Global Centre U.S. based employees.

  • Collection of new hire paperwork for all Global Centre U.S. based employees.

  • Monitor the use of WTWV and working in collaboration with P&C Communications and e-Campus on updates and ease of access.

  • Provide annual reporting on WTWV engagement and useage.

Administrative Recruitment:

  • Full cycle recruitment for administrative level positions as needed.



  • Bachelors degree; or 4-5 years work experience.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Strong interpersonal communication and organizational abilities.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Minimum 3 years of work experience.

  • Experience in managing network of relationships and stakeholders.

  • Experience in recruitment, internship and/or orientation programme coordination.

  • Highly effective written and verbal communications skills.


  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and represent World Vision.

  • Ability to communicate and influence effectively with people in different levels of leadership.

  • Graduate degree preferred.

  • Spanish language skills preferred.

  • Experience working in HR/organizational development highly desired.

  • Experience working with college/graduate students and recent graduates highly desired.

  • Experience working in the nonprofit/NGO sector desired.

  • Experience with proven success in social media management preferred.

Work Environment:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 5% of the time.