The main dutiesof this position are to support the programming offered by Intercultural Student Experiences (ISE). The ISE mission is to launch world language learners on lifelong journeys of connecting with other cultures. Programs include cultural immersion abroad and U.S. hosting. The work of ISE is coordinated through the home office located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Interns work in conjunction with program staff, mainly in the ISE office, although a part of the work can be done from home.
Responsibilities – The specific responsibility of the intern will vary but may include:
Research the national language immersion school market and update our database with current information
Collaborate with staff to create an update of the state initiatives in language immersion education
Provide ideas for program development and/or outreach support
Provide support with marketing materials and tools for our Family Immersion programs
Update or create presentations in Power Point or Prezi
Social media support
Administrative projects and other duties as assigned
Demonstrated interest in cross-cultural exchange and/or previous international travel or study abroad experience
Students seeking a degree in education, international business or marketing preferred
Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks and deadlines
Experience with Microsoft Office (particularly with Excel spreadsheets), Power Point or Prezi, databases, and social media
Previous research and writing background preferred
Strong attention to detail
Ability to communicate well (both verbally and written) with people from all backgrounds
Dependable, on time and able to follow-through with commitments
Ability to speak another language, such as: Spanish, German, French, Mandarin Chinese is preferred but not required.
Hours and Length of Service: Intern hours are flexible and will be arranged in coordination with the relevant program staff. Intern must be willing to offer a minimum of four months of service or 200 hours.
Supervision: This is an unpaid internshipand the intern’s responsibilities and work arrangements will be coordinated with and supervised by ISE staff.
How to apply
To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter & resume. Please e-mail your application to email@example.com with “ISE Family Immersion Internship” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through April 15, 2015.