Diversity Abroad Internships
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 Each semester/summer Diversity Abroad offers the opportunity for graduate students interested in international education and cultural exchange to pursue a remote practicum with the organization. Individuals will receive a stipend for their contributions.

Projects will range from conducting research in global education, creating resources for the Diversity Abroad community, and developing strategies to amplify the organization’s impact.


Past projects have included:

  • Contributing to Diversity Abroad’s Good Practices Series that highlight inclusive practices from higher education institutions, international education organization and other stakeholders from the Diversity Abroad Community.   
  • Creating a Study Abroad Advising Guide.
  • Hosting a Diversity Abroad Community Discussion.
  • Developing a survey for study abroad students and Minority Serving Institutions.


As a graduate intern, you will gain insight into a social impact organization and work with leaders in the field of international education. Specifically through your semester with Diversity Abroad, you will:

  • Contribute a significant project to advance Diversity Abroad’s mission and the work of diversity and inclusion in global education.
  • Be assigned a team member as a supervisor/mentor
  • Have the opportunity to meet virtually with individual staff and learn about their career paths during the course of your term
  • Join a monthly team call if schedule allows
  • Credit towards 50% off registration for the 2020 Annual Diversity Abroad Conference
  • Stipend of $500/month
  • Approximately 20 hours / week
  • Individuals may be eligible for academic credit through their institutions.

 

Who You Are

 You have a commitment to Diversity Abroad’s mission and values. You don’t allow the status quo to dictate what you see as possible and an entrepreneurial and creative spirit runs through you. Ideal candidates will be mature individuals who are creative, curious, impact driven, and passionate about the work that we do. You also have excellent interpersonal skills such as effective team building and communication and a strong work ethic with the desire to go beyond the standard expectations. You are skilled at organizing people, information and projects. Your friends and family would use words like respectful, authentic, responsible, integrity, leader, and ethical to describe you. You have the ability to thrive in a remote work environment.

 

Applicants must meet these minimum qualifications:

  • Enrolled in a graduate program preferred in Education, International Education, International Relations, Communications, or related fields.

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Self-motivated, organized, and proficient at working with deadlines and in a remote work environment

  • Creative, ability to see the big picture, yet get into the details

  • Strong computer skills

  • Demonstrated commitment to Diversity Abroad’s mission and values

  • For Research positions, demonstrated experience in survey administration is required.

 

 Application Process:

Offers will be based on the candidates’ interests and strengths, as well as the needs of Diversity Abroad. Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply.

We always welcome qualified applications even though at this time we don’t have any available positions. Email jobs@diversityabroad.org with CV and cover letter.