Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Internships with the Association of International Education Administrators

AIEA Internship Program: 2018 Annual Conference

The AIEA internship provides meaningful, practical work and professional development opportunities at the annual conference. AIEA, the Association of International Education Administrators, is a professional organization that serves leaders in international education. The AIEA Annual Conference is an event that brings senior international officers from all over the world together for provocative, relevant and rewarding dialogue and networking.
AIEA is now accepting applications for four interns who will oversee a variety of functions.  Interns play a critical role in ensuring the conference’s success. All positions require a high level of organization and leadership skills to carry out the following key responsibilities:
  • Volunteers – Recruit volunteers from local college campuses within an hour of the conference, Train and manage a volunteer staff of 40-50 individuals, oversee staffing and logistical needs for the duration of the entire conference.    
  • Events – Assist in managing and scheduling volunteers, serve as point person on logistics for events, and escort high-level guests and speakers for the duration of the entire conference.
  • Sessions – Oversee logistics for 100+ conference sessions and workshops for the duration of the conference.
  • Technology – Work with audiovisual staff to assist and review session logistics and track equipment usage.  Work closely with conference speakers on individual technology issues related to laptops, PowerPoint presentations, and LCD projectors for the duration of the conference. 
  • LOCATION: Washington Marriott Wardman Park; Washington, DC; February 17-21, 2018
  • LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT: English fluency required. 
  • TIME REQUIREMENT: All interns must be able to fully commit to the following time commitments:
Prior to the conference  Oct. 15 through Feb 1  Four 1-hour conference calls
Prior to the conference   Jan. 2 through Feb. 16 approximately 5 hours per week
On-siteFeb. 17 through Feb. 217am – 8pm
Post-conference  Feb. 26 through Mar. 9  approximately 1 hour per week

Upon successful completion of duties, interns will receive
  • a modest stipend
  • a recommendation letter from AIEA
  • limited access to conference sessions and events
  • networking opportunities with professionals in the field of international education
  • experience leading intercultural teams
AIEA prepares students to succeed in a global and diverse workplace.  Interns benefit in the following ways:
  • Develop work experience and develop connections for a career in international education
  • Learn about internationalization of higher education
  • Training in personal leadership
TO APPLY: Fill out the 2018 AIEA Internship Application
DEADLINE: Friday September 29, 2017
 Eligible candidates will be interviewed by phone, Skype, or in person (when possible).
Transportation and lodging expenses and arrangements will be the responsibility of the intern.
Interns must be eligible to work in the U.S.