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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 hours a week for 3 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 16

Summer: N/A.

Fall: Rolling

Internship Positions 

 

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ESOL/LITeracy INTERNSHIP 

The Literary Teaching Intern will work closely with GVP’s ESOL/Literacy 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/Literacy teachers.

Specific schedule requirements: Must work at least 8 hours per week between hours of 9AM-5 PM Monday – Friday

Required qualifications:

* Must be currently enrolled in an education program focused on ESOL, literacy, applied linguistics

* Flexibility

* Ability to take direction and guidance from the classroom teacher and a willingness to learn

* Passion for working with refugee teenagers

* Patience and a positive attitude

Preferred qualifications:

* Experience working with refugees and/or English Language Learners

* Foreign language proficiency desirable, particularly Arabic, Nepali, and Burmese (Rohingya, Karen, Chin) or African languages (Somali, Swahili, Kinyarwanda/Kirundi)

**This is an unpaid internship. College credit can be arranged.

 

Nonprofit Management/Development Internship 

 

The Nonprofit Management Intern will work primarily with the Development team. The internship’s focus for Spring, 2017 is on: event organization and planning, particularly for our annual Tribute to Education fundraiser; social media expansion; organization of the Salesforce donor base; researching grants and family foundations and assisting with budget and narrative for grant applications.

This intern will have the opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of fundraising, data management, marketing, communications.

Intern responsibilities may include:

  • Support Spring fundraising event particularly in areas of income generating activities
  • Assist Director of Philanthropy with major donor event
  • Assist with writing for social media and managing e-mail tools and other communication systems
  • Work with Development Associate and Community Engagement Associate to input information in an electronic donor & volunteer database (Salesforce)
  • Conduct research for grants and family foundations
  • Other duties as assigned.

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

Required qualifications:

  • Excellent speaking skills
  • Ability to write cogently for social media and leverage online platforms to plan and execute social media campaigns (i.e. MailChimp, Hootsuite, etc.)
  • Detail oriented; works well with others
  • Ability to prioritize and maintain a high quality of work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with computers, particularly Google Drive, WordPress, and Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred qualifications:

  • Volunteer management and/or special event planning
  • Previous experience working with refugees or in any multicultural environment
  • Familiarity with data entry in Salesforce (or another CRM database)
  • Graphic design

Interested persons should send resume and contact Rachel Miller, Director of Philanthropy, Global Village Project, rmiller@globalvillageproject.org.

**This is an unpaid internship. College credit can be arranged.