World Learning seeks a Program Intern to support the implementation of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), a program funded by the U.S. Department of State. This position is an opportunity to engage with U.S. and international leaders in a range of fields, learn about key U.S. foreign policy issues, and help forge international partnerships.
Candidates may be undergraduates in their junior or senior year, current graduate students, or recent graduates with a career interest in international affairs and exchanges. This position is part of World Learning’s Global Exchange Unit, which implements a diverse professional exchange portfolio. Interns primarily will support the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), the flagship professional exchange program of the U.S. Department of State.
The spring 2018 internship will run May 29--August 24, 2018, with some flexibility on start and end dates. Please note that internships are conditional upon availability of funding. Only candidates receiving interviews will be contacted.
Interns are assigned on a rotational basis to programming teams to develop, implement, and monitor the International Visitor Leadership Program. The internship may include the following responsibilities:
Interns also will be responsible for managing long-term projects throughout their internship experience and their input will influence the content of these projects. The internship program will include various professional development opportunities, including resume and interview workshops, shadowing sessions with internal and external entities, and brownbag lunches on various topics relevant to international education and exchange.
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