Internship
International Recruitment

Start: April or later

Office: Berlin

Kiron Open Higher Education (gGmbH) is a non-profit organization founded in 2015 with the mission to enable access to higher education and successful learning for refugees through digital solutions. As part of an innovative educational model Kiron offers coherent curricula using MOOCs (Massive Open OnlineCourses) from partner platforms like Coursera and edX so that refugees can start studying regardless of their status. Courses are mostly provided in English, completely free of charge for the students and all accessible via our learning platform Kiron Campus.

Through strong partnerships with accredited universities worldwide, students have the opportunity to finish their program with a regular bachelor’s degree. Today, a team of 70 employees receives further support from about 400 volunteers worldwide and a competence pool consisting of experts from relevant fields, such as professors, psychologists and business specialists.

Opportunities & Responsibilities

  • Being part of the recruiting  team to get to know all stages of international staff recruitment – from the creation of a job ad to the interview process
  • Distributing job ads via various paid und free plattforms and recruiting channels
  • Proactively researching and generating new and creative sourcing ideas
  • Learning to use a comprehensive HR Software to manage applications and the recruiting process
  • Supporting the management of the interview process by scheduling interviews, coordinating candidates and interviewers as well as preparing materials
  • Maintaining and further developing the internal recruiting database

Your set of skills

  • You share the vision of free education worldwide for refugees
  • You are a self-starter, hard-working, adaptive, & have an entrepreneurial mind-set
  • You are fluent in English or German and proficient to use the MS Office Package
  • You are highly pro-active and with the ability to prioritize & multitask
  • You have a high interest in getting to know social technologies, sourcing methodologies and tools in the field of recruiting
  • Previous experiences in the field of Human Resources and Recruiting and/or a educational background in this field is a plus.

Our offer

  • The opportunity to get a comprehensive insight into the recruiting and human resources team
  • The atmosphere of an innovative and fast-growing social startup and the chance to be part of a dynamic, international and interdisciplinary team
  • Flexible working hours at our attractive office location in the center of Berlin
  • Investment in you: Regular team building and trainings

Ready to join our mission? Apply now!

We are looking forward to your application via e-mail with the subject
“Internship Recruiting”. Include your cover letter, CV and availability in English or German in a single PDF file.

Please note that due to our limited budget as an nonprofit organization we are unfortunately unable to pay salaries. Therefore we are only offering mandatory internships/ educational program (“Pflichtpraktikum”) or study orientation internships between bachelor and master (“Orientierungspraktikum”).

If you want to support Kiron but none of the above mentioned internship types fit your current status, please get in touch with us and we can tell you more about volunteering options.

Samira Helbig