Education Counselling

Counsellor Trainee (remote)

Remote   |   Full Time

About us

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In short, we are building the platform to drive global careers for millennials from emerging economies We work at the exciting intersection of the 2 hottest trends around - edtech & fintech! And we love that we succeed as a business while powering the dreams of talented students!

Founder Profile

Arnav Kumar is a graduate of IIT Kharagpur. Leap is his second company and he has raised more than $30M in capital for his startups. In his last role, he was a VC investor with SAIF Partners (Now Elevation Capital), which is an early investor in paytm, meesho, urban company, unacademy and many other unicorns. He thinks and tweets about Product, Business Models and Company Building, here

Vaibhav Singh is a graduate of IIT Kharagpur. He spent his first 6 years at DeutscheBank, across Singapore & Sydney to manage a $3Bn flow book. He has built 2 fintech startups before, as a founding member of CapitalFloat and Incred, both pioneering businesses valued >$500Mn The Leap team has a fine balance of industry experience (edtech, fintech, study abroad) and technical skills (engineering, product, design)

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Roles and Responsibilities : 

  • Conduct online telephonic and/or virtual counselling sessions with students interested in studying abroad

  • Guide students on what courses to opt for based on their profile and interest

  • Give shortlisting options of institutions to students

  • Assist students in deciding on the universities/colleges and programs to opt for

  • Assist the student in getting the offers from institutions & guide them for acceptance.

  • Assist in preparing and filing their applications

  • Guiding students on the visa process and visa applications

  • Work on developing various processes and training material for the team

  • Participate in educational activities such as exhibitions and events as and when required

The best candidates will check all OR many of these boxes :

  • Graduate with 60% marks throughout

  • Interest in interacting with students &guide them further

  • Good Communication skills

  • Empathy for others

  • Ability to explain and research

  • Candidates restarting their careers are eligible.

  • Teachers/ Counselors from any industry are eligible.

    Note: There will be a training of 4-8 weeks on particular destinations. A test will be conducted on the completion of the training, after which, you shall be aligned to a team, as an Education Counselor.

Employee Benefits:

  • 5-day working week

  • Happy working environment

  • Medical Insurance

  • The best incentive structure in the industry

  • Work Timings: 10:00 - 6:30 PM

Let’s Chat !

We are now building our leadership team and would love to chat with you

This is a great time to join the rocketship and participate in the upside -

  • You will have super interesting & challenging problems to solve

  • In a super fast-paced environment that will challenge you 

  • With enough resources to play offense 

  • And mentorship from the founding team

Life @ Leap

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Mutual Respect

We love people who are ‘relentlessly resourceful’. Find your way out. Focus on the possibilities instead of the problems.

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Bias for action

We take calculated risks backed by data and information available and encourage fail fast to find the best solutions as soon as possible

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Learn & get better

Continuous learning and improvement is the key. We don’t stop learning. We treat feedback as a gift and as an opportunity to get better.

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Growth mindset

We operate with a growth mindset and not a mindset of fear or judgement. You are in control of your own ability to learn and improve. We love Resilience.

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