Internship Opportunities

1.     Admissions Intern – Access Program

Type of Contract: 6 months

Department/Team: Access

Job Location: Nairobi,Kenya (Remote + Physical when required)

Start Date: August 2021

About the Access Program

The Access Program is a scholarship program for youth from needy backgrounds. The program is high-impact: it aims to make Moringa’s world-class education available to ambitious young people who could not afford it otherwise. In addition to scholarships, we provide other forms of financial and personal support to our students to help them become world-class developers and secure employment after they graduate. Given our students’ backgrounds, finding jobs after graduating represents a transformational moment in their lives. For many, it is their first experience working in the formal sector.

Why we are Hiring for this Role

This is a support role which will report to both the Admissions Associate and the Student Support and Experience Associate. Your role will have two main focuses: support in  implementing our admissions and financial aid process and supporting us in catalyzing current student support processes for efficiency.

What you will do

Admissions

Support Assistant in moving applicants through the pipeline at each stage of the admissions process and follow up consistently when neede

  • Handle correspondence with applicants (emails, phone calls, texts, office drop-ins)
  • Support Assistant in managing all administrative tasks related to admissions, including data collection, scheduling applicant interviews, maintenance of applicant archive and more
  • Support Assistant in conducting interviews and evaluating applicants
  • Support Assistant in creating and giving dynamic information sessions about the Access Program to potential applicant
  • Support Assistant in maintaining clear and organized admissions documents to facilitate easy tracking of applicants and admissions department activities

Who you are

It is essential that the candidates have a growth mindset and enjoy learning. At Moringa, we constantly strive to improve and learn from our work. In this position, the intern will work closely with our team, who will coach them during their journey at Moringa. Additionally, the candidate will have Access to our L&D specialist, who can work with the candidate on designing an L&D plan for his/her development. In addition to having a growth mindset and being eager to learn, the candidate must also be:

  • Passionate about having a positive impact on youth empowerment.
  • Willingness to work smart, learn, and improve
  • Extremely detail-oriented and organized
  • Critical thinker who looks deeper and sees beyond what is in front of them
  • Problem-solver
  • People-person: good relationship building and management skills
  • Comfortable working independently

What you have

  • Efficient time management and project planning abilities: the ability to prioritize and multi-task to ensure completion of tasks
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment
  • Familiarity with and experience using Google products (sheets, docs, drive, calendar, etc)
  • Exceptional ability for written and verbal communication
  • Tendency to take initiative- come up with ideas, proactively solve problems, make suggestions to improve processes, etc.
  • Basic data analysis and visualisations skills (desired)
  • Administrative experience (desired)

Career Growth & Development

We do not believe that an organization can grow without the growth & development of its staff.  At Moringa School, we are consistently building systems to invest in the growth of our employees. We are deeply invested in offering career growth within Moringa, provide actionable feedback through “weekly check-ins” & thorough career reviews.

We will work together with you to craft roles that both support the needs of the organization and that you can be passionate about.

Apply Via https://moringaschool.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=9b58eb06-7382-488e-b097-47665991952f&utm

 

 

2.     Financial Aid Intern – Access Program

Type of Contract: 6 months

Department/Team: Access

Job Location: Nairobi,Kenya (Remote + Physical when required)

Start Date: August 2021

About the Access Program

The Access Program is a scholarship program for youth from needy backgrounds. The program is high-impact: it aims to make Moringa’s world-class education available to ambitious young people who could not afford it otherwise. In addition to scholarships, we provide other forms of financial and personal support to our students to help them become world-class developers and secure employment after they graduate. Given our students’ backgrounds, finding jobs after graduating represents a transformational moment in their lives. For many, it is their first experience working in the formal sector.

Why we are Hiring for this Role

This is a support role which will report to both the Admissions Associate and the Student Support and Experience Associate. Your role will have two main focuses: support in  implementing our admissions and financial aid process and supporting us in catalyzing current student support processes for efficiency.

What you will do

  • Analyze and evaluate financial viability of students and families, and provide advice and counsel regarding available financial aid opportunities.
  • Enter financial aid tracking data into the database.
  • Review and process financial aid applications in a timely manner within set deadlines and making recommendations about student aid awards.
  • Assist in allocating Financial Aid funds.
  • Oversee the collection and management of Financial Aid data.
  • Assist in reporting of Financial Aid data and also implementing new initiatives.
  • Assist in maintaining clear and organized Financial Aid documents to facilitate easy tracking of applicants and department activities.
  • Assist in managing all administrative tasks related to Financial Aid, including data collection, scheduling applicant interviews and   maintenance of applicant archives.
  • Interview and evaluate financial aid applicants.
  • Work cohesively with general Admissions and Finance Representatives in order to offer our prospective students the best of services.
  • Handle correspondence with applicants (emails, phone calls, texts, office drop-ins)

Who you are

It is essential that the candidate has a growth mindset and enjoys learning. At Moringa, we constantly strive to improve and learn from our work. In this position, the intern will work closely with our Access team, who will coach them during their journey at Moringa. Additionally, the candidate will have Access to our L&D specialist, who can work with the candidate on designing an L&D plan for his/her development. In addition to having a growth mindset and being eager to learn, the candidate must also be:

  • Passionate about having a positive impact on youth
  • Willingness to work hard, learn, and improve
  • Extremely detail-oriented and organized
  • Critical thinker who looks deeper and sees beyond what is in front of them
  • Problem-solver
  • People-person: good relationship building and management skills
  • Comfortable working independently

What you have

  • Degree/Diploma in any relevant field with a strong background in Finance
  • Efficient time management and project planning abilities: the ability to prioritize and multi-task to ensure completion of tasks
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment
  • Familiarity with and experience using Google products (drive, calendar, etc)
  • Exceptional ability for written and verbal communication
  • Tendency to take initiative- come up with ideas, proactively solve problems, make suggestions to improve processes, etc.
  • Ability to analyze and define problems, collect data, establish and evaluate facts, draw valid conclusions, and make and implement decisions.
  • Tendency to take initiative- come up with ideas, proactively solve problems, make suggestions to improve processes, etc.
  • Basic data analysis and visualisations skills (desired)
  • Administrative experience (desired)

Career Growth & Development

We do not believe that an organization can grow without the growth & development of its staff.  At Moringa School, we are consistently building systems to invest in the growth of our employees. We are deeply invested in offering career growth within Moringa, provide actionable feedback through “weekly check-ins” & thorough career reviews.

We will work together with you to craft roles that both support the needs of the organization and that you can be passionate about.

Apply Via https://moringaschool.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=818c376b-0a2a-4a9e-ac2d-5a4639553dd0&utm

 

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