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Boren Awards Program, Thomas S. Johnson Intern

Institute of International Education
New York, NY 10307
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    202095412

Institute of International Education


IIE is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/ Individuals with Disabilities.


Organizational Department:

Schedule: Full Time

Education: Some College Coursework Completed

Career Level:

Location: Remote - , US (Primary)

Job Description:

The Institute of International Education (IIE) is seeking a current student for a summer Thomas S. Johnson internship opportunity. The internships, established in honor of Thomas S. Johnson, Chairman Emeritus of IIE's Board of Trustees, are designed to expose students to the day-to-day operations of a leading international education and exchange not-for-profit that values diversity equity and inclusion. IIE internships allow students to gain insight into the field of international education, learn about career opportunities and establish a network.

The internship opportunity is within the Boren Awards program which provides a unique funding opportunity for US undergraduate and graduate students to study languages critical to US national security in countries underrepresented in study abroad. In exchange for funding, Boren awardees agree to work for at least one year in the federal government in positions related to US national security. The Boren Awards intern will have the opportunity to work closely with the program outreach team as well as advisors and application/selection specialists to learn about the lifecycle of the Boren program. The intern work with a designated supervisor on assigned projects for the duration of the internship and complete the internship with a final project presentation.

Essential Functions:

  • Work closely with the Boren team to coordinate and take part in outreach efforts, including outreach and recruitment presentations and recordings, assisting with the Boren Award's social media accounts, and identifying opportunities for engagement with potential applicants and university stakeholders.
  • Analyzing data and creating one-page summary handouts for distribution on website and to program stakeholders.
  • Represent the Boren Awards at virtual events, with potential for in-person local events.


Internship period:
  • Summer internships will take place between late May 2023 and early August 2023.
  • Internships may be 8-10 weeks in duration up to 35 hours per week with core working hours 9am - 5pm EST but subject to flexibility.

Pay rate:
  • $17.00 per hour.

Job Requirements:

Submission of a resume and a cover letter are required to be considered for this role.

Educational Requirement:

  • A multidisciplinary undergraduate/graduate student matriculated at an accredited college or university.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • An interest in exploring the field of international education and exchange.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and content creation.
  • Experience with outreach and recruitment or graphic design a plus.
  • Experience with data analysis and/or data visualization a plus.


Work Conditions & Physical Demands:

Essential functions are performed in a general office setting with low noise. Job demands may require long periods of sitting; telephone work and/or computer work, as well as interactions with other team members and external stakeholders. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

IIE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Work Conditions & Physical Demands:
Essential functions are performed in a general office setting with low noise. Job demands may require long periods of sitting; telephone work and/or computer work, as well as interactions with other team members and external stakeholders. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

IIE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Travel: None





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Posted: 2023-01-24 Expires: 2023-02-25

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