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British Council Summer Internship Program 2017 Karachi, Lahore , Islamabad

British Council Summer Internship Program 2017 Karachi, Lahore , Islamabad

British Council Summer Internship Program 2017 Karachi, Lahore , Islamabad

Department: Govt of Punjab

Dated: 10th May 2017

Published In : Jang

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British Council Summer Internship Program 2017 Karachi, Lahore , Islamabad

Region: South Asia
Country: Pakistan
Location: Pakistan – location flexible
Department: Business Support Services
Job Category: Internship
Pay Band: Attachment
Vacancy Description: Right to work in Pakistan;
Stipend: PKR 15,000 per month,
Duration: 6 to 8 weeks,
Location: Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore
The British Council in Pakistan offers internships to students every summer ranging in duration from six to eight weeks. Students get a hands-on experience of what it is like to work in UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. Come and be part of a team at the British Council that’s working to changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

Country Operation

We have been in Pakistan for over sixty years, and during that time we have developed deep and lasting relationships with individuals and organisations. We have re-opened Libraries as convening spaces, content hubs and information services that support our wider strategy in Pakistan.

In Pakistan we operate at scale supporting 500,000 exams a year, working with over 150,000 teachers and all Higher Education Institutions. We have ambitious plans for Arts, further work in English – especially in Sindh and KPK building on our success in the Punjab.  We aim to do this through delivery of services using a range of channels including more digital avenues.

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR

We’re looking for talented individuals who demonstrate the following behaviours and skills:

Behaviors:

  • Making it Happen- Essential Level
  • Working with Others- Essential Level
  • Connecting with Others- Essential Level
  • Creating Shared Purpose- Essential Level
  • Shaping the Future- Essential Level
  • Being Accountable- Essential Level

Skills

  • Managing Project, level 3: Leads smaller projects
  • Communicating and Influencing, level 2: Relates communications to circumstances
  • Planning and Organizing, level 1: Is methodical
  • Analyzing Data and Problems, level 3: Analyses patterns
  • Using Technology, level 2: Operates as an advanced user

For more information on what the behaviours and skills mean, please refer to the British Council Behavioursand British Council Core Skills

SUPPORTING STATEMENT

In your supporting statement, we would like to see examples of how you have employed these behaviours and skills in your personal life or academic/ professional career so far.

This will form a key part of your assessment as a potential candidate for the internship programme.

 WHAT YOU GET

  • 6 to 8 weeks paid internship programme.
  • Personal and professional development
  • Corporate culture exposure
  • Internship experience letter

LOCATION: Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad

STIPEND: PKR 15,000 per month
CLOSING DATE:

  • UK time: 23:59, 14 May 2017
  • Pak time: 3:59, 15 May 2017

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. British Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of its partners to share this commitment. In line with the British Council’s Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks

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