Academic Year Internships

Carolina Navigators is looking to hire 5-6 Media Center Interns and 2 Communications Coordinator Interns for the 2017-2018 Academic Year (AUG ’17-APR ’18). In addition we will be hiring one Masters Student Intern to assist with the Undergraduate Service Learning Experience

  • Intern Position #1 : Communications Coordinator
  • Intern Position #2 : Media Center Coordinator
  • Intern Position #3: Masters Student Service Learning Experience Assistant

HOW TO APPLY

Please email your resume and a cover letter detailing (1) why the internship is a good fit for you and (2) why you would be the ideal candidate to Liz Bucrek at ebucrek@unc.edu. Please apply by Monday, 8/17/17. If you are applying as a work study student, you must also submit your application materials through the work study student employment website. 

Position #1: Communications Coordinator

Get valuable professional experience relevant to communications, global education, and program management. The Carolina Navigators program is housed in the Center for Global Initiatives (CGI), a vibrant National Resource Center.

Learn more about what we do: navigators.unc.edu/about/ 

Get to know a small, upbeat team of creative staff at Carolina Navigators who maintain the K-14 Culture Kit collection, teach service-learning courses, and promote the program to teachers and students. Excellent fit for those interested in global studies, education, communication, or internationally-focused careers and issues.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Maintain and update the Carolina Navigators WordPress website and social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube and Google+)
  • Create and send monthly electronic newsletter to teachers and UNC students using Mail Chimp
  • Respond to general program emails
  • Take photos of new culture kit items, create videos highlighting culture kits, photograph program-related events and shoot/edit video, etc.
  • Other tasks as needed (e.g. general office duties, sending out culture kits, updating culture kit descriptions and inventories, assisting with Spring Advisory Board meeting and other events, creating basic marketing materials, working exhibit table at local teacher conferences, assisting with budget spreadsheet, and data)

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Creatively integrate your special skills, perspective and knowledge.
  • Complete tasks, communicate clearly, and solve problems as they arise.
  • Ability to work independently, make informed decisions, and take initiative.
  • Excellent attention to detail and thoroughness.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Docs.
  • Other computer skills as required (e.g. Video editing, Youtube, Buffer, Mail Chimp, WordPress. etc).


HELPFUL SKILLS OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Email marketing and social media marketing (Buffer, Facebook Pages, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+)
  • Experience living, studying or working abroad for at least one summer.
  • Previous enrollment in the Carolina Navigators Service-Learning Experience, or an APPLES service-learning class is a plus.

This position is offered as an unpaid internship for professional  or volunteer experience, or as a paid work study position. Earn volunteer hours for Buckley Public Service Scholars!  A 10 hour per week commitment is expected.

Position #2: Media Center Coordinator

Get valuable professional experience relevant to international education, non-profits, and program management. The Carolina Navigators program in the Center for Global Initiatives (CGI), is looking to enhance its program and further community ties with your help and enthusiasm.

Learn more about what we do: navigators.unc.edu/about/ 

Get to know a small, upbeat team of creative staff at Carolina Navigators who maintain the K-14 Culture Kit collection, teach service-learning courses, and promote the program to teachers and students. Excellent fit for those interested in global studies, education, communication, or internationally-focused careers and issues.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Manage and organize all aspects of the Culture Kit lending process
  • Correspond with teachers K-14 about Culture Kits.
  • Design documents to supplement Culture Kits (e.g., item descriptions, inventories, kit guides)
  • Communicate with teachers about requests via email and phone
  • Assist with other tasks as needed (e.g. general office duties, assisting with Spring Advisory Board meeting and other events, working exhibit table at local teacher conferences, assisting with budget spreadsheet, and data)                                     

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Creatively integrate your special skills, perspective and knowledge.
  • Complete tasks, communicate clearly, and solve problems as they arise.
  • Excellent attention to detail and thoroughness.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word and Excel, and Google Drive.

HELPFUL SKILLS OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Customer service experience.
  • Ability to work independently.
  •  Experience living, studying or working abroad for at least one summer.
  • Previous enrollment in the Carolina Navigators Service-Learning Experience, or an APPLES service-learning class is a plus.

This position is offered as an unpaid internship for professional  or volunteer experience, or as a paid work study position. Earn volunteer hours for Buckley Public Service Scholars!  A 10 hour per week commitment is expected.

Position #3: Masters Student Service Learning Experience Assistant

Get valuable professional experience relevant to global education, teaching, and program management. The Carolina Navigators program is housed in the Center for Global Initiatives (CGI).

Learn more about what we do: navigators.unc.edu/about/ 

Get to know a small, upbeat team of creative staff at Carolina Navigators who maintain the K-14 Culture Kit collection, teach service-learning courses, and promote the program to teachers and students. Excellent fit for those interested in global studies, education, communication, or internationally-focused careers and issues.

Carolina Navigators is a highly selective academic service-learning program at UNC. The Service Learning Experience is a hybrid (online and face-to-face), non-credit, service opportunity for UNC undergrads who have international and intercultural expertise, to create global education resources for K-14 teachers and students in North Carolina.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Update Culture Kit Track weekly postings in Sakai.
  • Provide students in the culture kit track with feedback on their projects (Animoto videos, Culture Kit descriptions, and virtual presentations).
  • Meet with Culture Kit Track students individually and in small groups.
  • Option to co-teach some in person meetings, and create video and voice postings for online weeks.
  • Other tasks as needed (e.g. general office duties, sending out culture kits, updating culture kit descriptions and inventories, assisting with Spring Advisory Board meeting and other events, working exhibit table at local teacher conferences, presenting at conferences assisting with budget spreadsheet, and data)

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Creatively integrate your special skills, perspective and knowledge.
  • Complete tasks, communicate clearly, and solve problems as they arise.
  • Ability to work independently, make informed decisions, and take initiative.
  • Excellent attention to detail and thoroughness.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Docs.
  • Other computer skills as required (e.g. Video editing, Youtube, WordPress. etc).


    HELPFUL SKILLS OR EXPERIENCE

  • Previous teaching or tutoring experience
  • Experience living, studying or working abroad for at least one summer
  • Enrollment in the UNC Masters in International Education, or Masters in Global Studies programs
  • Bachelors Degree or minor in Education
  • Experience taking or teaching an online course
  • Participation in Carolina Navigators as an undergraduate student

This position is offered as an unpaid internship for professional experience, or as a paid work study position.  A 10 hour per week commitment is expected.