A Midtown attorney with a business law practice is looking for a student to work part time managing client files, drafting documents, attending to clerical tasks, and providing practical assistance and administration as needed. The position includes light accounting and other tasks that prevent the attorney from focusing his full attention on the law practice. No experience is necessary, but the applicant should be a self-starter, able to think, speak, and write clearly and concisely; possess good people skills for working with clients; and have basic computer skills, including word processing, simple spreadsheets, file management, internet and email, and computer maintenance and updates. The work schedule is flexible, and can be tailored to match class and personal schedules. Students with at least two years before graduation are preferred.
salary: $10.00/hr with increases based on proven capability.
Applicants should attach a resume to an email with a paragraph or two explaining their interest in the position, and send it to email@example.com.
Study Abroad Intern
Georgia State University, Office of International Affairs, Study Abroad Programs
Georgia State University, Office of International Affairs, Study Abroad Programs is seeking applications for a temporary, full-time position:
“Study Abroad Intern”
6 month position, 40 hours/week, with possible renewal for additional 6 months
To begin mid June 2009
$14/hour, no benefits (approx. $29,000/year)
* Bachelor’s degree
* Study Abroad experience, or similar international experience
* Background working in a college or university Study Abroad Office (preferably other than Georgia State University)
* Demonstrated enthusiasm and creativity in working with university students to assist them in their Study Abroad experience
* Demonstrated participation in GAIE and/or NAFSA
* Strong organizational skills
* Desire to learn new skills
* Ability to be a team player
Georgia State University, founded in 1913, has a mission of excellence in teaching, research and service. Located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, this major research university has an enrollment of more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students in six colleges. Georgia State is the second largest university in the state, with students coming from every county in Georgia, every state in the nation and from over 145 countries.
The Study Abroad Intern position is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is dedicated to entering the field of Study Abroad. The position is very dynamic and provides hands-on experience working with students, staff, and faculty on various projects that are integral to the mission of Study Abroad Programs. The position allows for the development of a wide variety of skills and would be an enhancement to the resume of anyone seeking to enter the field of International Education.
Study Abroad Intern responsibilities:
1. Conduct Globe-Trekker Seminars (general study abroad info sessions, usually 2-6 students per session), 3 weekly (ongoing, except summer)
2. Coordinate Study Abroad Resource Library (ongoing)
3. Maintain content of Compass Study Abroad Student Handbook (ongoing)
4. Keep track of Globe-Trekker and ‘For More Information’ email list (ongoing)
5. Coordinate Study Abroad Fair (fall)
6. Coordinate Re-Entry Packets (summer)
7. Assist with both general and event publicity (in cooperation with Study Abroad Squad) (ongoing)
8. Coordinate Program Director of the Year Award (fall)
9. Assist with IEF/Foundation Scholarship process (ongoing, but mostly late fall, late spring, and summer)
10. Assist with preparation for and attend all major study abroad events (ongoing, mostly fall)
11. Contact Academic Year students and report their plans to Registrar (spring)
12. Serve as back-up front desk coverage for Administrative Assistant (ongoing)
13. Assist in processing of Student Data sheets (ongoing)
14. Various other projects and tasks as assigned (ongoing)
Please submit cover letter, resume, and a list of 3 references (with contact information) on or before (Friday, June 5th) to:
Dawn Foster, Assistant Director of Study Abroad Programs
Office of International Affairs
Study Abroad Programs
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 3987
Atlanta, GA 30302-3987
Special Assistant to the Director General
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office
Offer assistance to the diplomats of Taiwan, Republic of China, especially the Director General, at TECO in Atlanta
* Maintain the schedule and contact list of the Director General
* Oversee some general affairs, such as travel arrangements, TECO maintenance scheduling, etc.
* Compose letters and speeches for several diplomats, especially the Director General
* Coordinate meetings for the Director General and other diplomats with official and non-official contacts
* Plan/Organize office events, such as the Taiwan, Republic of China, National Day Reception (VIP event) and other grassroots diplomacy events, such as international festivals, cultural and commercial events, etc.
* Support and sit-in for other staff members when needed
* Bachelors degree in Political Science, International Affairs or a related field of study
* Flexible and sensitive to an ever-changing and intercultural work environment in a foreign government office
* Excellent spoken and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate in a professional and friendly manner with a diverse group of people
* Motivated to network inside and outside of the office
* Proficient in Word, Excel and Power Point
* Bilingual (Mandarin/English) or multilingual is preferable
Please send resume and cover letter in English (and Chinese if applicable) to Cheri Ying (firstname.lastname@example.org). Resumes accepted until May 31st, 2009. Eligible applicants will be notified for an interview and writing samples.