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Call for Summer Programme Managers & Staff 2019

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Several groups of university students from China are coming between July and August 2019 to attend Residential Education Programmes in Cambridge, organised by China UK Development Centre and Maxer Education Institute. The programme mainly consists of academic lectures, visits, and social activities, with the aim of offering students a taste of studying abroad and exploring different cultures. We offer various subject related programmes include Law, Medicine, Finance, Artificial Intelligence, Chemistry, Western Culture and Language.


Our Education Programme Manager and staff have always been the most valuable and significant part of our education programmes. They contribute greatly to the success of the operation and create many wonderful memories for our students. Our staff has also gained professional experience and valuable skills in mentoring students, event management and coordination. We are looking for a team of enthusiastic individuals to work with us this summer. Are you ready to join us on this exciting journey?

  Positions Available  


  General Responsibilities  


Programme Staff - Residential Programme Managers/Academic Mentors

  • Programme Operation and Tour Logistics: Ensuring the smooth operation of the programme that students have a happy and safe experience in Cambridge, London, and Oxford. Duties include coordinating airport transfer, lectures, activities, welcoming and closing ceremonies

  • Connecting and Engaging Students: Socialising with students, sharing your university experience and coordinating various activities and events

  • Supervision and Sharing Sessions: Leading supervisions, guiding and helping students to prepare their final presentations


Programme Coordinators (Office-Based)

  • Providing full support to the CUDC Operation Team to ensure smooth delivery and coordination of the summer programmes

  • Main responsibilities include general administrative tasks, liaising with suppliers, preparing information packs, evaluation reports, certificates and presentations, coordinating various programme activities including opening and closing ceremonies, assisting venue set-up and logistics and providing ad hoc support to the operation team, managers, students and teachers.



This is an excellent opportunity for students, graduates and working professionals who are eager to demonstrate their leadership, management and interpersonal skills while gaining valuable experience in the field.



  • University students/graduates/alumni

  • Education/event professionals

  • Great leaders and communicators

  • Passionate and enthusiastic about education and event management

  • Flexible with great problem-solving skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Effective team player


  Your Commitment  

The duration of the programmes is from 17 to 21 days. Managers, mentors and coordinators must commit to working for the entire period during the programme(s) they are assigned to. Applicants must provide their availability and preferences on their application form.


  Programme Dates  

  • 9 July - 22 July 2019

  • 9 July – 25 July 2019

  • 15 July – 31 July 2019

  • 20 July – 5 August 2019

  • 20 July – 9 August 2019

  • 29 July – 12 August 2019

  • 29 July – 14 August 2019

  • 6 August – 22 August 2019

  • 9 August – 23 August 2019


  Nature of Job Role and Salary Package  


Residential Programme Manager

Full time - 17-21 Days; accompanying and supervise students throughout the programme period; accommodation and meals are provided on work days
Fixed Salary: £1250-£1700 per programme (Dependent on experience and programme duration)
Commitment and Performance Bonus: up to £200


Academic Mentor

Full time - work hours may vary each day; supporting managers to operate the programme, accompanying and supervising students; lunch and dinner is provided on work days
Fixed Salary: £700-1100 per programme (Dependent on experience and programme duration)
Commitment and Performance Bonus: up to £200


Programme Coordinator (Office-based)

20-40 hours per week
Hourly rate: £10 per hour


  Application Deadline  

The second round of recruitment has opened. Please click on the link below to complete the online application form. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Review of applications will begin on Monday, 25th March 2019. Applicants will continue to be invited to interview until all places have been filled.


  Compulsory Briefing and Training Session  

A compulsory briefing and training session will take place on either Friday, Saturday or Sunday in the week of 20th and 27th of May 2019.



We are happy to provide more information and answer any questions regarding the positions. Please contact us at / 01223859965.



Last updated: 9th April 2019

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