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Fulbright Faculty Development Program, Thomas S. Johnson Intern - (3485)

Employer
Institute of International Education
Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
$17.00 per hour
Closing date
Feb 25, 2023

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Specialty
Global Education
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Internship / Student
Organization Type
Non-profit

Job Details

Job Description:

The Institute of International Education (IIE) is seeking a current student for a summer Thomas S. Johnson internship opportunity. The internships, established in honor of Thomas S. Johnson, Chairman Emeritus of IIE’s Board of Trustees, are designed to expose students to the day-to-day operations of a leading international education and exchange not-for-profit that values diversity equity and inclusion. IIE internships allow students to gain insight into the field of international education, learn about career opportunities and establish a network.

IIE’s Fulbright Team is seeking an intern to assist with workshop development and program planning for the Fulbright Regional Faculty Development Program (FFDP). The FFDP brings participants from Kosovo, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Belarus and Russia to the U.S. to introduce participants to best practices and theoretical approaches to curriculum development in the U.S.

Working with our Program Management team who specializes in Europe, the intern will develop a program outline and assist with preparations for program implementation. This will include creating draft program agendas for this professional development opportunity, helping with outreach to possible U.S. University host campuses, working with potential U.S. university sub-contractors on program content, organizing event logistics such as hotel and conference accommodations, and drafting communications. 

By the end of the internship, the intern will:

Create detailed outlines and calendars of potential program content and related events for the FFDP short-term professional development program.

Create draft messages and memos to program partners, including U.S. Higher Education institutions, internal IIE staff, and others.

Draft budget proposals for activities.

Report on progress and program deliverables.

Internship period:

Summer internships will take place between late May 2023 and early August 2023.

Internships may be 8-10 weeks in duration up to 35 hours per week with core working hours 9am – 5pm EST but subject to flexibility.

Pay rate:

$17.00 per hour.

Job Requirements:

Submission of a resume and a cover letter are required to be considered for this role.

Educational Requirement:

A multidisciplinary undergraduate/graduate student matriculated at an accredited college or university.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to work independently.

Ability to multitask and work across multiple projects / deadlines and shifting priorities while maintaining attention to detail.

Interest and/or experience in international education with particular focus on Eastern European Region and/ or the countries listed in this internship description.

Work Conditions & Physical Demands:

Essential functions are performed in a general office setting with low noise. Job demands may require long periods of sitting; telephone work and/or computer work, as well as interactions with other team members and external stakeholders. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

IIE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Work Conditions & Physical Demands:

Essential functions are performed in a general office setting with low noise. Job demands may require long periods of sitting; telephone work and/or computer work, as well as interactions with other team members and external stakeholders. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

IIE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Company

Established in 1919 with the founding premise that international exchange could make the world a more interconnected place, the Institute of International Education has championed international education and pioneered new models of collaboration across institutions of higher education with a worldwide reach. Today, IIE proudly supports flagship educational and cultural exchange programs on behalf of the U.S. Departments of State and Defense, in addition to government, corporate and foundation programs. IIE is proud to assist scholars, students and artists threatened by conflict and unrest in their home countries.

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