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Created 60 years ago in the aftermath of WWII, the US-UK Fulbright Commission plays a key role in facilitating transatlantic cultural understanding and educational exchange through our prestigious scholarship programme, as well as our student advisory service. Our work to create globally-minded ambassadors impacts public diplomacy around the world, as well as the lives of the individuals who benefit from our programmes and services.
We are current recruiting for a UK Awards Coordinator to manage our scholarship programme for British nationals going to the States.
Generally speaking, we are looking for colleagues with a passion for our work facilitating US-UK educational and cultural exchange, as well as relevant experience such as coordinating programmes, managing events and/or advising students. Please download the job description above for full details and a person specification.
Note applicants must have the prior legal right to work in the UK.
Salary & Benefits: The starting salary for these roles is approximately £26,500 (incl. London weighting)
The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers exceptional opportunities for people interested in international education. New staff join a small, but dynamic and highly-motivated team of colleagues who are passionate about their work. Our staff benefits scheme includes a 20 days annual leave in addition to days the office is closed, pension contributions and development opportunities.
How to Apply:
UK Awards Coordinator: The closing date for this position is 5pm on Friday, 21 February. Please hold Thursday-Friday, 6-7 March for interview.
2. Submit both documents, along with your CV, via email to email@example.com by the closing date. All application materials should be sent as attachments (Word document or PDF format) in one email. Please mark the subject line “Job Application – UK Awards Coordinator.”
All information provided will be treated in strict confidence. Please note that due to the high level of interest we anticipate for this role, we have provided all of the information you should need to apply in the job description and application form. However, if you have enquiries beyond what is provided, email the contacts above.
You should hear from us within four weeks if you are shortlisted for interview, otherwise you should assume that you have been unsuccessful.
The Fulbright Commission offers unpaid internships to current students and recent graduates. Our internships offer a unique opportunity for individuals interested in international education to learn about the field while gaining work experience and taking responsibility for challenging projects.
Internships can be arranged through partnerships with US universities or internship companies or by the applicant individually.
Individual applicants may express their interest in completing an internship by emailing a CV and covering letter to the appropriate email address (depending on your interest area) listed below.
The covering letter should describe your dates and hours of availability, details of your visa status and legal right to work in the UK (for example, on a Tier 4 student visa, UK citizenship or the BUNAC Intern in Britain visa for students and recent graduates), previous experience, overseas work and study experience and knowledge of the US/UK educational systems. Internship applications will be kept on file, and qualified applicants will be invited for an interview when positions are available.
If you are interested in working with alumni networks, charity fundraising and development contact firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are interested in working with the Awards Programme (helping to administer and promote scholarships for US and UK postgraduate students) contact email@example.com
If you are interested in working with the Advisory Service (projects related to advising UK students about US study) email a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line 'Advising Internship'.
Organisations interested in working with the Commission on internship placements may find out more information by emailing the above contacts.
Are you interested in assisting with the Fulbright Commission’s work on a one-off basis? Volunteer opportunities include assisting with USA College Day, USA Grad School Day, outreach events and at the Fulbright Commission's office. To register your interest in volunteering, please complete this form. A member of staff will contact you when an appropriate opportunity arises.