Internship – Outreach and Recruitment
Location: Washington DC – Washington, DC 20005 US (Primary)
For nearly a century, IIE has been a world leader in international education. We work to build more peaceful and equitable societies by advancing scholarship, building economies and promoting access to opportunity. As a not-for-profit with 19 offices and affiliates worldwide, IIE collaborates with a range of corporate, government and foundation partners across the globe to design and manage scholarship, study abroad, workforce training and leadership development programs.
IIE is currently seeking a student for a fall internship opportunity in Washington, DC for the Outreach & Recruitment (O&R) Team. The O&R Team manages outreach to pre-applicants and advisors interested in IIE-administered scholarships and exchange programs, including the Gilman International Scholarship and Boren Awards.
Interns should be prepared to fulfill the following duties and responsibilities:
• Assist with program outreach and communication activities
• Help to plan and prepare materials for campus visits
• Post updates and other content to program websites, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
• Update information on faculty and advisors in mail management, application systems, and program websites
• Assist with data analysis and creating reports from a variety of historic data sources.
• Complete other duties as assigned
• Undergraduate or Graduate students currently pursuing a degree
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written (attention to detail)
• Experience and familiarity with U.S. universities and study abroad are strongly desired
• Self-motivated and able to manage multiple responsibilities with competing deadlines
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Computer knowledge including Word and Excel; knowledge of web or AV editing software a plus
To be considered for an internship at IIE, each candidate:
• Must be currently enrolled in an accredited US College or University
• Must be able to accept an hourly wage for an internship of $12.50 per hour
• Must be able to produce acceptable documentation for the I-9
• Must be able to attend the orientation session on September 12th
• Must be able to work 25-35 hours per week
All interns are required to possess knowledge of computer systems prior to the commencement of the internships. We also encourage interns to propose solutions or offer ideas relevant to managing a high volume program with competing priorities and deadlines. IIE will provide the interns the opportunity to discuss and share knowledge with staff across the Institute. Since these internships will allow the interns to interact directly with IIE staff and partner organizations, it is necessary that the interns possess a professional and mature attitude.
In addition to the important work that interns perform for their respective programs, interns will also have several networking opportunities:
• Brown Bags: Brown bags provide interns with the opportunity to hear about other programs at IIE network with IIE colleague in other divisions, and learn more about career opportunities at IIE.
• Networking: Interns are also encouraged to take advantage of networking opportunities by attending lectures at think tanks, briefings, or other unique to the events in their area.
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.