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Date: Feb 13, 2019

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

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Requisition ID: 440686



About the role: 

Boston Scientific is looking for a high energy individual who is passionate about campus recruiting to join our University Relations team supporting our East Coast businesses. In this role, the University Relations Specialist will work closely with the Manager of University Relations and their regional team counterparts to help build our Boston Scientific brand with students, faculty, and staff at target universities and diversity partners. The University Relations Specialist will work closely with functional leads and volunteers in our business divisions to support on-campus events, promote our employer brand, and identify student talent for internships and early career opportunities after graduation. This is an exciting opportunity to help Boston Scientific build a diverse workforce and our future leaders.



Your responisbilities include: 


Manage Internal Customer Relationships

  • Work with functional recruiting leads and hiring managers to understand internship opportunities and promote campus talent
  • Work with team leads to identify volunteers to support campus events and drive outreach and branding efforts on-campus
  • Manage intern project submissions and talent pipelines, match candidates and promote diverse talent with hiring managers
  • Extend offers and close candidates
  • Prepare hiring managers and intern mentors for their role prior to the students arriving for the summer internship program
  • Work with hiring managers and Talent Acquisition team to promote intern talent for conversion into full-time hires after graduation


Manage External Relationships & Partnerships

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for assigned target schools
  • Serve as the University Relations representative at national diversity conferences
  • Develop relationships with career services, engineering and business school offices to identify key contacts and areas for engagement by campus teams
  • Identify professional and diversity student organizations and assign volunteers to serve as point of contact for engagement
  • Work with functional team leads/champions to identify best opportunities to expand our presence and branding on-campus
  • Partner with functional team leads/champions to identify event volunteers
  • Train campus volunteers on University Relations target school strategy, recruiting process and key brand messages to deliver to students
  • Manage target school account plans, maintain key contacts, and identify and capture all existing outreach and relationships between Boston Scientific and target schools

Manage Candidate/Intern Relationships

  • Maintain and engage candidate pipeline to provide a positive candidate experience
  • Serve as point of contact for interns throughout the offer process, prior to start date, during onboarding, and throughout their summer experience
  • Deliver Day 1 onboarding to the interns on the program, expectations, and calendar of events
  • Organize local summer intern activities, identify volunteers, and encourage participation and manager support
  • Maintain contact with former interns, keep top talent informed of opportunities, and invite former interns to on campus events to share and promote their experience



What we're looking for: 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business Administration or related discipline
  • 2-5 years of experience, prior experience working in University Relations/Campus Recruiting or Talent Acquisition a plus.
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate and influence effectively at multiple levels  (i.e. students, hiring managers, executives)
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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