World Learning seeks a Spring/Summer Intern to support the Global Networks Team. The intern will assist with the administration, implementation, and/or monitoring of international exchange programs for both foreign and American participants.
Assist in the recruitment, documentation, review and selection of participants for programs;
Conduct research to identify appropriate program components and assist in the preparation of programs and conferences;
Develop prospective program and conference calendars and itineraries and arrange professional appointments, speakers and other programming sessions;
Disseminate program information to professional contacts and sponsoring agency/client;
Arrange program logistics (air and ground travel/hotels/meeting space);
Coordinate with local sponsors to formulate and implement programs outside of Washington, DC;
Assist in preparing briefing books, registration packets and program materials for participants;
Assist in data entry, program documentation and maintenance of records;
Contribute to the team’s social media strategy and website development efforts; and
Handle other assigned tasks as needed and requested by the team.
Current undergraduates in junior or senior year, current graduate students, or recent graduates;
International travel/work experience;
An interest and comfort in working with people from other cultures;
Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook;
Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously;
Foreign language skills desired;
Website development skills desired.
Fosters diverse, equitable and inclusive practices and challenges practices which may be exclusionary.
Effectively copes with change; able to shift comfortably; decides and acts without having the total picture; comfortably handles risk and uncertainty.
Demonstrates the ability to function in unstructured work environments and/or uncertain conditions.
Demonstrates a curiosity about World Learning as a whole, with the aim of being able to effectively represent the organization to external audiences commensurate with the position.
The World Learning Inc. Family
World Learning | worldlearning.org
World Learning works globally to enhance the capacity and commitment of individuals, institutions, and communities to create a more peaceful and just world through education, sustainable development, and exchange. Our programs advance leadership in more than 150 countries.
The Experiment in International Living | experiment.org
The Experiment in International Living is the most experienced provider of summer abroad programs for high school students. For more than 85 years, our immersive programs have allowed participants to explore the world in an authentic and impactful way, while developing enduring friendships through hands on cultural experiences and homestays. Students come away from The Experiment with invaluable cultural, interpersonal, leadership, language, and college-prep skills that help them thrive in diverse environments and careers.
SIT | sit.edu
School for International Training (SIT), founded more than 50 years ago as a training center for early Peace Corps volunteers, provides accredited undergraduate study abroad programs on all seven continents and global and low-residency master’s degrees focused on the world’s most pressing issues. Undergraduates on SIT Study Abroad programs engage deeply with a critical global issue—climate and the environment; development and inequality; global health; media, the arts, and social change; peace and human rights; or migration and identity—within specific cultural and geographical contexts. SIT Graduate Institute students get hands-on professional training in the fields of climate change and global sustainability, conflict transformation and peace and justice leadership, international education, sustainable development, and TESOL. All SIT programs are based on the experiential learning model and a commitment to social justice.
World Learning is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/veterans/ADA employer, committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce.