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CCIS International Education Intern: Pre-Departure OrientationBookmark This
College Consortium for International Studies
2000 P Street NW, Suite 408
Posted: November 02 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid
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DescriptionCCIS is an education abroad non-profit that facilitates over 100 study abroad programs globally, including internships and volunteer opportunities.
The Pre-Departure Orientation internship focuses on the education abroad and student-oriented side of international education. An interest in young adult learning strategies and how to effectively provide relevant knowledge to students is ideal. This position will lead the project from ideation to implementation, with support of the CCIS team.
- Conduct academic research to identify best practices and the most relevant information in the education abroad field related to pre-departure orientation
- Identify engaging and compelling virtual content presentation methods, and develop content based on research
- Launch virtual toolkit and establish process to manage and update the toolkit
RequirementsCandidates must have experience in international education or have studied abroad, and be interested in the advancement of the education abroad community.
Candidates will have the opportunity to enhance their project management skills while developing a strong understanding of the education abroad field to include best practices, policies, and procedures. The individual will develop and manage a project from start to finish that will demonstrate knowledge and ability to future employers, particularly colleges, universities, and NGOs.
Ideal candidates are creative thinkers and motivated, self-starters. They will be encouraged to continually evaluate tasks and projects, and propose more efficient methods or platforms. Candidates must be able to think proactively, pay close attention to detail, and be able to work independently. Candidates must be based in the Washington, DC area.