Fall Intern - 2U, Inc.
2U, Inc. - Washington, DC

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Part time and full time internships available
Hours vary based on school schedule (10-40 hours per week)

2U is currently looking for interns for Fall 2013. 2U thrives on finding top-notch students who are interested in making a difference in the future of education. We have several interns who have become full time employees, and our view on internal promotion is unmatched. If you have what it takes to make an impact in higher education, we want to talk to you.

Opportunities are available in the following departments:
  • Admissions/Sales
  • Education Operations
  • Research
  • Placement
  • Student Support
  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Curriculum Development
  • Information Technology
  • Operations
About
Founded in 2008 by a unique team of education veterans with unparalleled experience, 2U, Inc., formerly known as 2tor, Inc., partners with preeminent institutions of higher education to deliver rigorous, selective degree programs online to students globally.

2U supplies universities with the tools, expertise, capital, and global recruiting needed to build and support programs of quality and scale.
  • Technology: 2U develops state-of-the-art technology platforms that give universities the ability to deliver traditional offline curricula in a unique online learning environment.
  • Instructional Design: Our instructional designers work closely with faculty to translate classroom courses into a compelling combination of synchronous and asynchronous online and real-world experiences, using the best educational and social technologies available. We work side-by-side with professors to evolve those courses. We make improvements as usage and learning patterns emerge and new technologies become available.
  • Infrastructure: 2U provides the support infrastructure and the logistical components of our partners online programs. This includes comprehensive student support services from enrollment through graduation and beyond, as well as practical learning experiences in communities around the world.
  • Resources: 2U makes an upfront investment of over $10 million in each of our partner programs. By supplying capital and global marketing capabilities, we enable universities to give high-performing students around the world a transformational educational experience.
Since our founding, 2U has partnered with some of the most prestigious research universities to deliver groundbreaking online degree programs. You can read about our partners here (www.2U.com/partners).

And if youre ready to help our team (www.2U.com/team) build the next great movement in higher education, consider joining us (www.2U.com/careers).

Why Its Great to Join Our Team
There are plenty of reasons, but here are a few:

Benefits – at 2U we offer a great benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability and 401k. We also offer paid time off and company holidays. Thats not all! Admissions Counselors receive a 100% paid tuition benefit for themselves, their spouse and their legal dependants.

Our Culture – We are a highly energetic, innovative start-up company with room to grow. We dont take ourselves too seriously, and strive to maintain a casual, professional and highly productive work environment for our team. 2U employees enjoy many perks, including the ability to wear jeans to work every day.

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time-to-time, as needed.

2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans' status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2Us equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay, and dismissal.

Qualifications
  • Enrolled in Undergraduate or Graduate program part time or full time
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Focused on achieving defined results, and exceeding goals and objectives
  • Ability to work with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment
  • Enthusiasm and the ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office, inclusive of Word, Excel, PowerPoint)