GCN + ISE Internship Opportunit​ies

Global Citizens Network
Marketing & Communications Intern
January 7 – June 7, 2013
Application deadline: November 16, 2012
The main duties of this position are to support the marketing and communication needs of Global Citizens Network (GCN). In alignment with its vision, GCN sends teams of volunteers to live and work short-term in indigenous communities throughout the world. The work of GCN is coordinated through the home office located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Interns work in conjunction with program staff, principally in the GCN office.
Responsibilities – The specific responsibility of the intern will vary but may include:
 Planned strategic project: Marketing materials and web design for Academic Programs
 Write, design and produce blogs and social media posts about GCN general & AP trips
 Assist with website maintenance and media outreach.
 Support outreach events (travel shows, conferences, presentations, Global Gatherings)
 Compile program demographic information
 Update web listings (Volunteer Match, HandsOn, Idealist, etc.)
 Support administrative projects and other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
 Demonstrated interest in cross-cultural exchange and/or previous international travel or study experience
 Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks and deadlines
 Experience with Microsoft Office, databases, and social media
 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, Swahili, Thai, or Portuguese, is preferred but not required
 Previous editing experience or writing background preferred, but not required
 Advanced undergraduate students and recent graduates with a degree in communications, public relations, marketing, or related field are encouraged to apply
Hours and Length of Service: This is an unpaid internship position. Intern hours are flexible and will be arranged in coordination with the relevant program staff. Intern must be willing to offer a minimum of five months of service or 200 hours. January through June commitment is preferred.
Hours and Length of Service: This is an unpaid internship position. Intern hours are flexible and will be arranged in coordination with the relevant program staff. Intern must be willing to offer a minimum of five months of service or 200 hours. January through June commitment is preferred.
Supervision: Intern’s responsibilities and work arrangements will be coordinated with and supervised by the Academic Partnerships Manager and the GCN Director.
To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter & resume. Please e-mail your application to interships@gcn-ise.org and with “GCN Internship” in the subject line. Only applications received electronically will be reviewed. No calls please. Thank you for your interest.

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Intercultural Student Experiences
Program Intern
January 7 – August 9, 2013
Application deadline: November 16, 2012
The main duties of this position are to support the programming offered by Intercultural Student Experiences (ISE). The ISE mission is to inspire and educate students of the world through experiential learning across 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, principally in the ISE office.
Responsibilities – The specific responsibility of the intern will vary but may include:
 Develop, write and maintain blog for high school students
 Social media research and projects
 Provide program development and/or outreach support
 Update or create presentations in Power Point or Prezi
 Research and compile resources
 Compile program demographic information
 Participant or potential participant follow up via evaluation or surveys
 Administrative projects and other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
 Demonstrated interest in cross-cultural exchange and/or previous international travel or study abroad experience
 Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks and deadlines
 Experience with Blogging, Microsoft Office, Power Point or Prezi, databases, and social media
 Previous editing experience or writing background preferred, but not required
 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: This is an unpaid internship position. Intern hours are flexible and will be arranged in coordination with the relevant program staff. Intern must be willing to offer a minimum of six months of service or 200 hours. January through July commitment is preferred.
Supervision: Intern’s responsibilities and work arrangements will be coordinated with and supervised by a Program Coordinator or an ISE Director.
To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter & resume. Please e-mail your application to interships@gcn-ise.org with “ISE Internship” in the subject line. Only applications received electronically will be reviewed. No calls please. Deadline: November 16, 2012. Thank you for your interest.