Diversity Abroad Internships
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Diversity Abroad is accepting applications for interns to support the 8th Diversity Abroad Annual Conference. The following roles ensure the success of the conference and require a level of independence, attention to detail, organizational skills, and leadership ability:

  • Events & Volunteer Intern: Train and manage a volunteer staff of 15-20 individuals and oversee staffing and logistical needs for the duration of the entire conference. Assist in managing and scheduling volunteers and serve as point person on logistics for key events.   
  • Sessions Liaison: Oversee logistics for conference sessions, deep dives, and pre- conference workshops for the duration of the conference and troubleshoot with conference speakers on individual technology issues related to laptops, PowerPoint presentations, and projectors for the duration of the conference.
  • Communications Intern: Support for pre, during, and post - conference social media engagement. Pre-conference activities include developing content (images and copy) for the conference app and planning on-site social media engagement activities. During the conference, this individual would coordinate social media efforts, monitor the conference app, and support the photographer/videographer. Post-conference activities include assistance with write-up of the conference. Must have previous experience with social media content development and engagement at an organization/institution.
  • Student Services Intern: This person will play a key role in supporting the Global Student Leadership Summit. Duties will include preparing materials prior to the Summit and serve on-site as the logistical and tactical support for the Global Student Leadership Summit Saturday- Tuesday), and escort guests and speakers for the Summit. Post-activities include reviewing evaluations and write-ups.

TIME REQUIREMENT: Interns should be prepared to contribute 10-15 hours prior to and post conference.  From March 14-17, interns should anticipate being on site and working 7:00 am - 8:00 pm with breaks and lunch during the conference days. 


Internship Duration: February 1 to April 30, 2020.



Upon successful completion of duties, interns will receive:

  • A modest stipend

  • A recommendation letter

  • Limited access to conference sessions and events

  • Exclusive networking opportunities with professionals in the field of international education

  • Experience in volunteer and events management

Eligible candidates will be interviewed by phone or in person (when possible).

Transportation and lodging expenses and arrangements will be the responsibility of the intern. Diversity Abroad will provide meals during the conference , discount on hotel room rate, and will waive registration.  

Interns must be eligible to work in the U.S. 

Please complete the inquiry form and email jobs@diversityabroad.org with subject line: Last Name_InternDA Conference along with a cover letter and resume. Only completed applications will be considered.


Application Deadline: October 30, 2019


Note: If you are interested in volunteering at the 8th annual Diversity Abroad Conference, please refer to the conference website for the volunteer application.



Please contact jobs@diversityabroad.org.