During the 2013-2014 academic year, the Center for International Programs and Partnerships will focus on launching a new program in the Middle East, supporting ongoing programs in Singapore, and finding opportunities to document and assess the many international programs being offered, ensuring that offerings are reaching a broad audience and are having the intended impact. The CIPP Intern will contribute to these efforts, assisting CIPP with the documentation, recordkeeping, and outreach needed to meet its internationalization goals.
We are seeking an intern who is highly motivated, creative, and able to work with diverse groups of individuals. Interns can expect to work closely with the Dean and other CIPP staff on multiple projects.
Provide support to existing international degree programs and learners
Assist in processing program applications, grades, and other key materials
Compose and prepare documents such as program outlines and announcements
Provide logistical support for visits and events as needed throughout the year
Conduct country-specific and best practice research
File and organize data as requested
Support other special projects as needed.
Explore the field of international higher education
Meet and collaborate with a diverse group of international students, scholars, and other professionals
Contribute to hands-on program development
Gain a deeper understanding of cultural issues affecting education.
Strong writing and editing skills
Exemplary communication skills
Attention to detail
An interest in international/cross-cultural relations and education
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Prior study, work, or volunteer abroad experience or interest
Excellent computer skills, experience with word-processing, online research, and programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel
Appreciation for and understanding of diversity
A high level of energy and enthusiasm
Ability to work independently or in a team setting
Interns are expected to work between 20-35 hours per week over the course of the fall 2013 and spring 2014 semesters, from September through May, with the possibility of continuing into summer 2014. Competitive compensation is available. Appropriate supervision will be provided so that this position could count toward service learning, internship, or other required professional experience at the university level.
Commitment to Diversity
Wheelock is a diverse community devoted to promoting and acceptance of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, or physical ability. Each employee, regardless of position, is thus expected to support actively the College's commitment to such diversity by displaying a positive attitude toward and acceptance of all employees and students regardless of such differences.
Wheelock College is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer.