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Thank you for your interest in joining The Global Village Project team as an intern. We value all applicants, and applicants from traditionally underserved populations are especially encouraged to apply.

Internships are unpaid, but college credit can be arranged. All interns must commit to working a minimum of 8-12 hours a week for 3-4 months. Start and end dates are negotiable, based on the position and the needs of the intern and staff members. Please read each position description for specific scheduling information.

How to Apply

 

Applications for internships are accepted year-round until positions are filled. Please apply by the following dates for priority consideration. Please email a tailored resume and cover letter to Teni-Ola Ogunjobi, Community Engagement Associate at taogunjobi@globalvillageproject.org with the title of the position(s) you are applying for in the subject of the email. In your cover letter, please note which term you are applying for (spring or fall). 

Spring: January 5

Summer: May 1

Fall: October 15

Internship Positions 

 

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Community Engagement INTERNSHIP 

 

The Community Engagement Intern will support the Community Engagement Associate (CEA) in improving management systems for volunteer program and community partnerships. In Fall 2017, the internship will focus on: monitoring volunteer activity and reporting volunteer hours, data management in the Salesforce CRM database; assisting with recruiting volunteers and planning for Connecting Communities Walk; assisting with event planning for Volunteer Appreciation events; communicating with volunteers and partners. Our commitment is to help this intern gain experience in several aspects of community engagement through volunteer and partnership management, data management, communications, and event planning, and to provide the opportunity for this intern to take a leadership roles in planning one of our annual special events.

Intern responsibilities may include:

  • Entering volunteer hours into Salesforce NPSP and ensuring volunteer activity is recorded weekly and reported to CEA each month
  • Assisting the CEA and Development Manager with planning and executing duties for Connecting Communities Walk
  • Helping to recruit and train volunteers for Connecting Communities Walk
  • Collaborating with CEA and other interns to plan Volunteer Appreciation events: one at the beginning of school-year and one in conjunction with Georgia Gives Day
  • Preparing and sending acknowledgements, updates, and reminders to volunteers and partners through email communications
  • Researching volunteer management software, volunteer program evaluation tools, and creating and editing content and materials for volunteer trainings
  • Accompanying CEA to represent GVP at meetings and events in the wider community
  • Other duties as assigned

Specific schedule requirements: Minimum of 12 hours per week preferably spread across 3 days, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or as needed. Occasionally this intern may be asked to attend events outside of traditional business hours.

Required qualifications:

  • Experience in community engagement and interest in volunteer management
  • Familiarity with data entry in Salesforce or another CRM database
  • Meticulous and detail oriented, with the ability to self-monitor for mistakes and troubleshoot
  • Self-starter who will take ownership of a project and initiate tasks
  • Works well with others in a team
  • Proficiency with computers, particularly Google Drive and Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with event planning
  • Previous experience working with refugees or in any multicultural environment
  • Prior experience or willingness to learn social media management tools (Hootsuite) and graphic design tools such as Canva

Interested persons should send resume and contact Teni-Ola Ogunjobi, Community Engagement Associate, Global Village Project, taogunjobi@globalvillageproject.org.

**This is an unpaid internship. Intern positions are open until filled. College credit can be arranged.

 

Development & Marketing Internship 

 

The Development & Marketing Intern will support the Development team in increasing revenue from our fall fundraising campaigns and events. In Fall 2017, the internship will focus on: donation processing and data management in the Salesforce CRM database; assisting with developing and executing a marketing campaign for Georgia Gives Day; event planning and sponsorship solicitation. Our commitment is to help this intern gain experience in several aspects of fundraising through data management, communications, and event planning, and to provide the opportunity for this intern to take a leadership role in planning one of our annual special events.

Intern responsibilities may include:

  • Entering donations into Salesforce NPSP and ensuring acknowledgments are processed in accordance with donor stewardship best practice
  • Assisting the Community Engagement Associate and Development Manager with developing a comprehensive marketing campaign for Georgia Gives Day, one of GVP’s highest-grossing annual appeals
  • Assisting the CEA with executing the Georgia Gives Day campaign through social media and email communications
  • Collaborating with other interns to plan a Volunteer Appreciation event in conjunction with Georgia Gives Day
  • Soliciting business sponsorships and in-kind donations for fall fundraising events
  • Other duties as assigned

Specific schedule requirements: Minimum of 12 hours per week preferably spread across 3 days, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or as needed. Occasionally this intern may be asked to attend events outside of traditional business hours.

Required qualifications:

  • Ability to write cogently for social media and leverage online platforms to plan and execute social media campaigns (i.e. MailChimp, Hootsuite, etc.)
  • Familiarity with data entry in Salesforce or another CRM database
  • Meticulous and detail oriented, with the ability to self-monitor for mistakes and troubleshoot
  • Self-starter who will take ownership of a project and initiate tasks
  • Works well with others in a team
  • Proficiency with computers, particularly Google Drive and Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with event planning
  • Previous experience working with refugees or in any multicultural environment
  • Prior experience or willingness to learn graphic design tools such as Canva

Interested persons should send resume and contact Teni-Ola Ogunjobi, Community Engagement Associate, Global Village Project, taogunjobi@globalvillageproject.org.

**This is an unpaid internship. Intern positions are open until filled. College credit can be arranged.

 

ESOL/LITeracy INTERNSHIP 

 

ESOL Interns work closely with GVP teachers to support refugee English language learners in the classroom. This intern will gain invaluable experience working with learners at a range of proficiency levels and with highly experienced ESOL teachers.

Schedule

Must be available to work at least 8 hours per week between hours of 8:30AM-5 PM M-F 

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled in an education program or closely related discipline, with an interest in ESOL, literacy, applied linguistics, refugee learners, and/or learners with limited previous formal education
  • Cultural competency and understanding of working with marginalized communities
  • Flexibility and a willingness to learn
  • Passion for working with teenagers
  • Patience and a positive attitude

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working with English Language Learners, particularly refugees
  • Foreign language proficiency desirable (Arabic, Nepali, and Burmese (Burmese, Rohingya, Karen, Chin) or African languages (Somali, Swahili, Kinyarwanda/Kirundi, Amharic) desirable but NOT required (please, apply anyway!)

How to Apply:

Interested persons should send resume and contact Teni-Ola Ogunjobi, Community Engagement Associate, Global Village Project, taogunjobi@globalvillageproject.org.

**This is an unpaid internship. Intern positions are open until filled. College credit can be arranged.

 

Materials/Technology support INTERNSHIP 

 

The Materials/Technology Support Intern will work closely with GVP teachers to support refugee learners by preparing class materials and providing basic technology support. This intern will be given an opportunity to gain experience working with curriculum for learners at a range of proficiency levels and with highly experienced English language, literacy, and content area teachers.

Schedule

Must be available to work a minimum of two days for 8-10 hours per week, between the hours of 8:30AM-1:30PM on Monday or Friday, 8:30AM-5:00PM Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday. One of the two available internship days must be on a Monday or Friday to meet with internship supervisor. Most of the intern duties can be done independently and working from home on one of the two internship days is a possibility.  

Intern responsibilities may include:

  • Prepare Math word problems and other activities for the week
  • Prepare Lexia (mylexia.com) individual lessons for students
  • Add new vocabulary words to the word wall and grade homework packets
  • Assist teacher in composing writing exemplar pieces for Writing Workshop
  • Use iPad apps to create custom materials for vocabulary, phonics, and other word work
  • Transfer printed tests and materials to online test format
  • Print and copy intervention materials kits from online learning programs
  • Set-up materials on iPads and computers
  • Create systems for managing new and existing materials, books, and technology
  • Train and support volunteers in how to manage and use new materials

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Organizational skills; detailed oriented; works well independently
  • Proficiency with computers, particularly Google Drive and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Cultural competency and understanding of working with marginalized communities
  • Flexibility and a willingness to learn
  • Passion for working with teenagers
  • Patience and a positive attitude

Preferred qualifications:

  • Be currently enrolled in an education program or closely related discipline, with an interest in ESOL, literacy, refugee learners, and/or learners with limited previous formal education
  • Experience working with English Language Learners, particularly refugees

Interested persons should send resume and contact Teni-Ola Ogunjobi, Community Engagement Associate, Global Village Project, taogunjobi@globalvillageproject.org.

**This is an unpaid internship. Intern positions are open until filled. College credit can be arranged.

 

S.T.E.A.M Internship

 

The Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) Intern work closely with the STEAM Coordinator and GVP teachers to support refugee English language learners in the classroom. This intern will gain invaluable experience working with learners at a range of proficiency levels and with highly experienced STEAM teachers.

Schedule

Must be available to work at least 8 hours per week between hours of 8:30AM-5 PM M-F

Intern responsibilities may include:

  • Must be able to assist STEAM Teachers with STEAM block from 10:50-11:40AM on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and/or Friday each week
  • Help organize and prepare STEAM activities for STEAM teachers

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled in an education program or closely related discipline, with an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math, refugee learners, and/or learners with limited previous formal education
  • Cultural competency and understanding of working with marginalized communities
  • Flexibility and a willingness to learn
  • Passion for working with teenagers
  • Patience and a positive attitude

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working with English Language Learners, particularly refugees
  • Foreign language proficiency desirable (Arabic, Nepali, and Burmese (Burmese, Rohingya, Karen, Chin) or African languages (Somali, Swahili, Kinyarwanda/Kirundi, Amharic) desirable but NOT required (please, apply anyway!)

How to Apply:

Interested persons should send resume and contact Teni-Ola Ogunjobi, Community Engagement Associate, Global Village Project, taogunjobi@globalvillageproject.org.

**This is an unpaid internship. Intern positions are open until filled. College credit can be arranged.