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ELI Student Internship


The Third Level Internship Programme is available to National College of Ireland (NCI) students. It offers students the opportunity to develop and extend their personal, academic and professional skills, while becoming active in their local community.

Reporting to: Assistant Director of the Early Learning Initiative and Project Coordinators 
Purpose of Position: To support the delivery of ELI’s Programmes
Job Code: NCI 0782



Key Relationships:
Assistant Director of the Early Learning Initiative
ELI Coordinators and Project Teams
National College of Ireland
ELI Stakeholders


Key Responsibilities:
Support the planning, implementation and evaluation of the ELI’s Programmes e.g. NCI Challenges; Discover University; Coding Clubs etc.
Support the organisation of ELI events and activities
Helping with the development, packing and delivery of programme resources to local services.
Participating in visits to local schools and afterschools to support ELI programmes and activities.
Interns will receive a payment for the hours worked.
Participating in research activities
Preparing and maintaining records, reports and/or test data on the programme and participating children
Any other duties as assigned by the ELI Assistant Director


Skills and Experience Required:
The successful candidate will be a student in National College of Ireland
Experience of working with young children and families in a relevant setting an advantage
Flexible approach to work as hours will vary
Potential capacity to work independently and as part of a team in a cross disciplinary, integrated team, sharing roles and responsibilities
Good time management, administrative and organisational skills
An energetic, confident and pro-active individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills


Employment Conditions:
Salary: €12.42 per hour

Contract: Fixed-term part-time (October 2018 to August 2019) – subject to ongoing funding

Annual Leave: 8% of hours worked

The successful candidates will be subject to Garda vetting and must not hold any convictions under the Sex Offenders Act 2001.

Application Process: To apply, please e-mail your cover letter and CV, quoting reference number:
NCI 0782 and title of position to: recruitment@ncirl.ie by 5pm on Friday 27th September 2018.
The successful candidates will be subject to Garda vetting and must not hold any convictions under the Sex Offenders Act 2001.

Note: The functions and responsibilities assigned to the ELI Student Internship
– Early Learning Initiative, are based on the current stated role and objective of the College. These functions and responsibilities may alter in line with any change in the role and objectives of the NCI.
National College of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer

For further information on the ELI, please visit our website: www.ncirl.ie


Equal Opportunities Policy:
National College of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the employment policies, procedures and practices which do not discriminate on grounds such as gender, marital status, family status, age, disability, race, religious belief, sexual orientation or membership of the traveller community
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