About Education

    Every educator needs to gain international and intercultural perspective in order to better serve their students. The international education internships through Global Experiences are less in-classroom, and more focused on international education as a whole. Our internships are typically with learning institutions or centers that facilitate cross-cultural learning and development. Look through our list to see a sampling of what kinds of education internships we offer.

    Location Placements



    Dublin

    Education and Mentorship Intern

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    Creative writing workshop for children requires an enthusiastic tutor/mentor for its workshops. Must enjoy travelling and working with children.

    Ideal Candidate: Ideal Candidate: • Love of writing, reading, books and words in general • Previous experience working with young people is an advantage - you should really enjoy working with both younger children and teenagers • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written – both with adults and children • Ability to work well as part of a team to deliver workshops with both staff and volunteers • Flexibility – a willingness to jump in and do what needs to be done, from tutoring writing to bringing out the bins • Web skills and experience with InDesign desktop publishing are a definite plus but not a requirement • Sense of humour

      Higher Education Internship in Dublin

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      This university career center aims to provide a high quality information, advice and guidance service to Irish students and recent graduates. They assist with the development of career management skills; job searches, applications and interviews; identifying graduate study options, application and entry procedures. While the role is highly customized for the specific candidate and their qualifications, sample tasks may include: -Training of processes and procedures -Work shadowing on skills workshops and one to one appointments -Attendance at on campus recruitment presentations -Training on the internal computer system -Assistance with preparation for recruitment fairs and open houses -Social media -Participation in center activities -Co-delivery on skills workshop and consulting -Meeting and greeting employers delivering on campus presentations -Attendance at employer events -Assistance with website -Visits to other departments of interests within university -Visits to other careers services of interest in Dublin Note: Placement only available during fall and spring semesters

      Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have an interest in higher education and a background in career coaching, educational instruction and program delivery.

        Community Resource Center Focused on Learning and Development

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        This community resource center is operated by one of the largest charitable and voluntary organizations in the world. The center offers numerous educational (adult and youth), community, youth and childcare programs aimed at addressing social exclusion and the needs of the local community in Dublin's north inner city. They engage as many volunteers/interns as possible to support staff in organizing activities and programs, mentoring children, facilitating activities where skills allow and acting as role models to the children throughout. Tasks may include but are not limited to: -Assisting the Coordinator with all aspects of planning and preparation for projects -Assisting the Coordinator with identified tasks and roles throughout projects -Working directly with the children, young people and adults, supporting them in all aspects of their daily activities and routines. -Acting as a role model to the children, supporting them in all areas of their learning and development.

        Ideal Candidate: Ideal candidate will have an interest in education, NGOs/Non-profits, and working with children. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required.

          London

          High-Profile Education Placement

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          This US governmental agency's London office seeks bright, motivated students for an internship focused on promoting education in the US to UK citizens. Interns are fully integrated into the work of the organization and are exposed to the day-to-day activities of one of the oldest and most prestigious bi-national organizations in the world. Though some administrative work is required, participants work closely with staff on a wide range of professional activities, from assisting prospective students with questions about US study to helping plan the annual USA College Day fair. For many students, this type of work is an exciting way to help other students interested in studying abroad and to compliment coursework, by experiencing first-hand differences in culture and educational systems between the US and UK.

          Ideal Candidate: Some work experience in a university study abroad office is ideal but not necessary. Good written and oral communication skills; Ability to learn quickly; Initiative; MS Office; Intercultural sensitivity. Junior standing and up with an interest in NGO marketing, and public relations and knowledge of American education system very much preferred.

          • 1/11/2014
          • 12.0 weeks
          • 8/30/2014
          • 15.0 weeks
          • 6/13/2015
          • 8.0 weeks
          • 6/20/2015
          • 8.0 weeks

          A Creative Writing and Mentoring Center for Young People in London

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          This organization uses storytelling to inspire young people and believes that writing stimulates their imaginations and builds communications skills as well as confidence and self-respect. Tasks may include: assist workshop leaders; prepare equipment and materials; help the students settle in; work alongside and support new mentors; supervise and lead work with small groups; provide additional assistance to those in need; act as a floating mentor.

          Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in teaching and learning through formal or informal education and/or arts practice; be able to recognize creativity and have experience working with young people and group learning; be proficient in MS Office and Internet Research; have strong communication and writing skills; be organized and able to handle administrative duties.

          • 1/11/2014
          • 12.0 weeks
          • 8/30/2014
          • 15.0 weeks
          • 6/13/2015
          • 8.0 weeks
          • 6/20/2015
          • 8.0 weeks

          Washington, DC

          Art and Education

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          At its office near the Kennedy Center in Washington, this organization offers unpaid internships around the year to outstanding university students. Full time interns work between 35 and 40 hours a week. An intern's responsibilities may include fundraising, marketing of the organizations magazine, promotion of the Arts Olympiad to schools, social media, and writing and research.

          Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will be expected to provide a writing sample CV/ Resume and cover letter

            Arts and Education Intern

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            Interns work on a variety of tasks at this organization. Interns are involved in supporting the staff in development initiatives; including generating reports, identifying prospect leads and assisting staff in responding to requests for proposals. Interns are also involved in supporting the logistical, administrative, or other functions of this organizations. All interns work to support the daily activities necessary to run a small non-profit Some examples of tasks required may include the following: DEVELOPMENT o Help prepare reports for funders, identify potential funding leads and help prepare proposals in response to requests for proposals. o Maintain electronic archives of development correspondence and activities. COMMUNICATIONS AND OUTREACH Work on development of e-newsletter and media releases as well as Web site and Facebook page content. o Draft e-newsletter for approval by staff. o Assist with general administrative and logistic support for all member events and programs. o Photo document member events and programs. o Assist staff with the web-site redesign. PROGRAMS Arts for Every Student and Professional Development Initiatives o Work with staff to produce necessary documents for successful program implementation for SY 2013-2014. o Edit content for the annual Catalog. o Assist staff in the teacher training workshops. o Assist staff with the upload of member offerings into on-line registration system

            Ideal Candidate: • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, administrative skills. • Excellent communication, customer service and teamwork skills. • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and administrative skills. • Attention to detail. • Ability to multitask. • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite Preferred Qualifications • Prior internship experience in a non-profit or for-profit setting. • Prior experience with DC Public and Public Charter Schools. • Working knowledge of HTML or website applications.

              Case Work- Education Focus Internship

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              The Reception and Placement Program staff is the first point of contact for newly-arrived refugees.  Case Workers provide initial services to orient refugees to life in the US.  These services include securing housing, addressing medical concerns, registering children in school, applying for Social Security cards and State IDs, and linking clients to our internal and mainstream services. The intern will assist the case work staff in providing IRC clients with all initial services in the resettlement process. Additionally, the intern will work closely with team education coordinators to assist in providing IRC clients with appropriate education services. Responsibilities: Assist Case Workers in managing clients’ cases and maintaining case files; Orient new clients on methods of public transportation; Assist clients with applications for Social Security cards and State IDs; Accompany clients to various appointments including but not limited to: medical appointments, school enrollments, immunization appointments, ESL class enrollments; Network with Montgomery and Prince George’s county schools, local universities and college, GED and ESL providers, and Head Start programs; Monitor and evaluate current ESL programs and client attendance; Assist case workers in outreach to local education services and providers; Assist clients to enroll in schools and to purchase uniforms; Assist case work staff to acquire school supplies and uniform donations; Assist with other duties as assigned

              Ideal Candidate: urrent undergraduate, graduate student, or less than two years out of school; Ability to work independently and under pressure in a fast-paced environment; Organized with attention to detail; Creativity and initiative to follow through on projects; Excellent communication and writing skills; Interest in education and program development; Interest in international and refugee issues; Interest in working in a multi-cultural setting; Willingness to use public transportation with clients in order to orient clients to buses, etc.; Fluency in one of the following languages is highly desirable: French, Arabic, Amharic, Burmese, Nepali, Swahili, Farsi or Tigrinya;

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