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Fulbright Mentorship Program, Thomas S. Johnson Intern

Institute of International Education
New York, NY 10307
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    202002109

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.

IIE's Fulbright Team is seeking an intern to update and relaunch our Fulbright Fundamentals training and staff mentorship program. Fulbright Fundamentals is a series of trainings, documents and information designed to help onboard new team members to their work on Fulbright programs and includes a mentorship component that pairs senior and junior team members within the ~150 person team to build relationships, provide leadership development and professional growth to further success in our roles.

Working with our Fulbright Project Specialist, the intern would get a unique overview of Fulbright's multifunctional team while updating existing Fulbright Fundamentals materials and revamping/initiating round two of our staff mentorship program. The intern would use lessons learned from the last round of mentorship and / or research on best practices in mentoring to pair mentors and mentees for the second iteration of the program.

By the end of the internship, the intern will:

  • Review and update Fulbright Fundamentals onboarding materials and resources.
  • Survey team members to gather feedback and interest in mentorship program.
  • Update mentorship specific materials tailored to Fulbright House.
  • Organize and facilitate mentorship matches.


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:
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Aptitude for taking initiative, managing varied projects and timelines, and working across teams.
  • Interest or experience with mentoring programs, leadership development, or cross-cultural programs / initiatives.


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: 2023-01-22 Expires: 2023-02-22

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