Lessons From Abroad Intern Job Description
Lessons From Abroad (LFA) is a non-profit organization that seeks to help students make sense of their education abroad experience after they have returned home. LFA offers programming, resources, and research that establishes a community of learners who successfully integrate their international experience in all facets of their academic, personal, and professional lives. LFA also provides practitioners in the field of higher education opportunities for collaboration, research and professional development.
We are currently accepting applications for a LFA Intern to begin June 2017 (start date can be negotiated for the right candidate). The LFA Intern will work with the Board and Leadership Team of Lessons From Abroad to support the mission and vision of the organization. The selected candidate will assist in the daily operations of the organization and allow for increased visibility, outreach and growth.
The position is for 20 hours per week for the summer, fall and spring terms. The LFA Intern receives university holidays and does not work during Thanksgiving break, Spring Break, or the interims between semesters. The position will receive a stipend of $9,840 per year. The position will have access to office space in Chicago (for local candidates) or can work remotely and will report to a member of the LFA Board. The position is one year in length and has the possibility of being renewed for a second year. Individuals pursuing a Master’s Degree are welcome to seek credit for the experience through their home institution. Although LFA is unable to grant credit, we will provide progress reports and any necessary documentation to secure credit for the experience.
For more information on Lessons From Abroad, visit http://www.lessonsfromabroad.org/. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter (Word or pdf formats accepted) to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight EST on April 28, 2017.