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Fall Semester Study Abroad Internship Positions

Fall Semester 2016 – 2017

Application Deadline: September 19, 2016
Program Dates: September 20 – December 12, 2016

Position Title: Electronic Resources Depository Assistant

Department Name: Student Academic Support Services (SASS)

Timeline: September to December (Fall Semester) 10 hours per week, corresponding to 15% discount

Available Positions: 1

Position Overview (show)

The Electronic Resources Depository Assistant is actively involved in the development of a database of resources on College Skills and guidelines to be placed on the SASS Blackboard for use by ACG students.

Requirements (show)

  • Strong interest and ability for data mining
  • Ability to compile bibliographic lists
  • Very good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good use of Microsoft Word
  • Ability to take initiative
  • High level of self-motivation
  • An eye for detail and strong sense of responsibility

Key Responsibilities (show)

  • Creation of lists of print and electronic resources on various college skills.
  • Assisting with the development of an effective way of presenting those resources.

Benefits for the Intern (show)

  • Active involvement in the development of the public image of SASS
  • Gaining experience in data mining and use of academic databases
  • Interacting with staff and students in a dynamic work environment
  • Participating in new initiatives and brainstorming processes
  • Great friendships to last for long

Position Title: Promotion and Communication Assistant

Department Name: Office of Residential and International Student Services

Timeline: September to December (Fall Semester) 10 hours per week, corresponding to 15% discount

Available Positions: 1

Position Overview (show)

The Promotion and Communication Assistant engages in projects aiming at promoting and communicating a wide range of cultural events and activities to incoming international students; Assimilates the functions of the Greek way of living, doing things and actively provoke networking and cross-cultural communication between the local student community and incoming students. Supports the office staff in the production of promotional materials of student life and cultural immersion material for presentation in social media platforms with an emphasis on the experience of international students on the ACG campus and beyond.

Requirements (show)

  • Respect of confidentiality
  • Creative writing experience
  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken)
  • Fluent use of social media platforms
  • Genuineness and team-work orientation
  • Good knowledge and experience of Photoshop
  • Having an eye for detail and a strong sense of responsibility
  • Strong will to interact and work with students from diverse countries and backgrounds
  • Attend at least four activities and/or excursions organized during Fall Semester for collection of content/promotional material

The following will be considered a plus:

  • Interest in photography
  • Previous experience in event planning

Key Responsibilities (show)

  • Collection and compilation of student life and cultural immersion material for presentation in social media platforms with an emphasis on the experience of international students on the ACG campus and broader area
  • Produce written and visual/multimedia content (promotional material) for e-mail, website and social media network use
  • Sets up, and transport promotional event equipment as required.
  • Support with multimedia coverage (photos, videos) of Residential and International Student life events and activities
  • Support with the creation and implementation of communication initiatives
  • Communicate upcoming events and activities to the student community
  • Actively offer personal insight during brainstorming processes and contribute in making cultural immersion a unique experience for every international student residing in the college residence complex

Benefits for the Intern (show)

  • Acquiring knowledge in cultural immersion and diversity
  • Further development of communication, marketing and management skills
  • Active participation in the core of student life in the Residence Life Program with the purpose of acting as a liaison between the Office of Residential and International Student Services office and the greater ACG community
  • Gaining experience in processing audiovisual material for use in social media platforms
  • Interaction with staff and exposure to the nature of the daily projects and work-flow in communication environments

Position Title: Student Affairs Office Assistant, Yearbook Developer

Department Name: Office of Student Affairs

Timeline: January to May (Spring Semester) 15 hours per week, corresponding to 20% discount

Available Positions: 1

Position Overview (show)

The Yearbook Developer will focus on the task of taking, collecting, organizing and adding photos to the yearbook template, writing new and proofreading existing yearbook article texts, and updating the DEREE Yearbook 2014-15 Instagram profile. This requires attendance at events and activities for the purpose of recording and collecting material.

Requirements (show)

  • Experience in photo-documentation and video-recording
  • Experience in writing and editing texts
  • Excellent MS Office skills; comfortable with exploratory learning of new software/platforms
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop
  • Experienced Facebook and Instagram user
  • Customer Service oriented; very patient; calm; kind; outgoing; discreet; confidentiality required
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Able to multitask

Key Responsibilities (show)

  • Take, organize and add photos to the yearbook template
  • Compose new and proofread existing yearbook article texts
  • Update the DEREE Yearbook 2014-15 Instagram profile
  • Attend events and activities on campus to record and collect material

Benefits for the Intern (show)

  • Exposure to a creative and enthusiastic work environment at the center of student life on a daily basis
  • Immersion in the American College of Greece community, student life and culture
  • Engagement in the execution of new, original projects
  • Participation in brainstorming meetings with student assistant team and office staff
  • Experience in Yearbook layout and design
  • Gaining knowledge of using social media as a marketing/communication tool

Position Title: Student Affairs/ACG Health & Wellness, Special Projects intern

Department Name: Student Affairs, ACG Health & Wellness

Timeline: January to April (Spring Semester) 15 hours per week, corresponding to 20% discount

Available Positions: 1

Position Overview (show)

The Special Projects intern will focus on two main projects: 1) update all Wellness publications with original photographs featuring DEREE students and 2) assisting with organizing and promoting Wellness events for Spring 2015. Other special projects may be assigned, as time permits.

Requirements (show)

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Customer Service oriented; very patient; flexible; calm; kind; outgoing; discreet; confidentiality required
  • Interest in Wellness related issues
  • Able to review print material; good research skills
  • Good eye for photography
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Publisher; Photoshop skills not required, but would be considered an asset
  • Able to multitask

Key Responsibilities (show)

  • Read and review all Wellness publications; determine appropriate photo staging to create original material. Some photos will include students, others will be of still life.
  • Contact students to participate in photo shoots; stage and conduct photo shoots
  • Assist with the promotion and execution of Wellness events for the Spring semester.

Benefits for the Intern (show)

  • Exposure to an enthusiastic work environment on a daily basis
  • Engagement in the execution of new, original projects

Position Title: Residence Life Events Assistant

Department Name: Office of Residential and International Student Services

Timeline: September to December (Fall Semester) 10 hours per week, corresponding to 15% discount

Available Positions: 1

Position Overview (show)

The Residence Life Events Assistant supports the cross-cultural experience of incoming study abroad students at The American College of Greece (ACG) by co-organizing, supporting and facilitating a wide range of cultural events and activities. While designed for an international student, this internship position requires openness, an adventurous mindset and willingness to embrace different cultures as well as getting exposed to the Greek way of living.

Requirements (show)

  • Team-work orientation
  • Cross-cultural competence
  • Experience in customer service
  • Use of social media
  • Strong will to interact and work with students from diverse countries and backgrounds
  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent use of Microsoft Office and online search engines
  • Emphasis on detail, sense of responsibility, urge to undertake projects
  • Excellent time management and ability to handle multiple projects independently
  • Previous experience in event planning/hosting will be considered an asset
  • Attend at least four activities and/or excursions organized during Fall Semester to reinsure the proper implementation of the event

The following will be considered a plus:

  • Interest in photography
  • Experience in Photoshop and/or video compiling software

Key Responsibilities (show)

  • Help create and manage event timelines
  • Propose ideas to improve provided services and event quality
  • Assist with planning, designing and actualization of events within time limits
  • Collaborate with the Promotion and communication Assistant and the International Student Services Coordinators to promote and encourage participation on events
  • Supervise set up for the event and deliver post-event evaluation
  • Support with the preparation of events by listing required supplies and logistics
  • Contribute in making cultural immersion a unique experience for every international student residing in the college residence complex

Benefits for the Intern (show)

  • Acquiring knowledge in cultural immersion and diversity
  • Gaining a wide-ranging experience in event planning/hosting
  • Active involvement with the core of student life in the Residence Life Program
  • Interaction with staff and students in student initiatives and brainstorming processes
  • Great friendships to last for long

Position Title: Philoxenia Program Promotion Assistant

Department Name: Office of Residential and International Student Services

Timeline: September to December (Fall Semester) 10 hours per week, corresponding to 15% discount

Available Positions: 1

Position Overview (show)

The Study Abroad Office Intern – Philoxenia Program Promotion Assistant engages in projects aiming at promoting and communicating a wide range of cultural and educational events and activities to incoming international and local students, both on and off campus. This internship position asks for an open mind and outgoing personality. The intern will be inspired to assimilate the functions of the Greek way of living and doing things and actively provoke networking and cross-cultural communication between incoming students and the local student community

Requirements (show)

  • Excellent written and spoken communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong will to interact, understand and live with students from many countries and backgrounds
  • Cross-cultural competence and commitment to the mutual understanding among peoples
  • Out-of-the-box thinking and team-work orientation
  • Excellent use of social media and online search engines
  • Emphasis on detail, sense of responsibility, urge to undertake projects
  • Previous experience in an editorial position will be considered a valuable skill

Key Responsibilities (show)

  • Update the Study Abroad webpage with students’ testimonials and cross-cultural activities
  • Create reports with feedback on the outreach of activities and make improvement recommendations
  • Create, collect and manage footage of cultural immersion initiatives and promotional material for activities
  • Actively offer personal insight during brainstorming processes and contribute in promoting cross-cultural networking activities between international and local students
  • Compile an inclusive report of outreach and promotion techniques and best practices and enrich the yearly calendar of events proposed for international students with new recommendations based on the success of each activity in cooperation with the Study Abroad Office Intern – Residence Life Program Assistant

Benefits for the Intern (show)

  • Active participation in the core of the Student Life program on campus
  • Gaining experience in the promotion and outreach of events
  • Acquiring knowledge in cultural immersion and diversity
  • Creating reports requiring elaboration of ideas and methods and demonstrating critical thinking
  • Interaction with staff and students in student initiatives and brainstorming processes
  • Great friendships to last for long

Position Title: Web Development Intern

Department Name: Office of Information Resources Management

Timeline: September to December (Fall Semester 2016) 10 hours per week, corresponding to 15% discount

Available Positions: 1

Position Overview (show)

The Web Development Intern will join the College’s information services team. Under the supervision of the Web Applications Manager will work as a part of a small team and will responsible for the support of the College’s web sites along with the development of new ones.

Requirements (show)

  • Familiarity with website management and development (HTML, CSS).
  • Basic knowledge of WordPress, Drupal
  • Basic knowledge of scripting languages
  • Respect of confidentiality
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent use of social media platforms
  • Genuineness and team-work orientation
  • Good knowledge and experience of Photoshop
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Proficiency in the English language

The following will be considered a plus:

  • Basic knowledge of PHP scripting
  • Basic knowledge of databases management

Key Responsibilities (show)

  • Posting and updating website content
  • Content categorization and migration
  • Working with ITS staff
  • Keeping web pages fresh
  • Website page review and quality control
  • Possibility of photo/graphics utilization
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Preparing documentation and materials for ITS services

Benefits for the Intern (show)

  • Acquiring knowledge in the field of web development technologies.
  • Active participation in the core of the College’s information technology services with the purpose of acting as a liaison between the Manager of Web Applications and the greater ACG community
  • Gaining experience with the latest developments in web design and development using various platforms.

Position Title: Instructional Technology Assistant

Department Name: Office of Information Resources Management

Timeline: September to December (Fall Semester 2016) 10 hours per week, corresponding to 15% discount

Available Positions: 1

Position Overview (show)

The Web Development Intern will join the College’s information services team. Under the supervision of the Instructional Technology Specialist will work as a part of a small team and will responsible for the support of the instructional technology platforms offered by the College including faculty and end-user support.

Requirements (show)

  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office
  • Understanding of Blackboard Learn
  • Basic computing expertise
  • Web page maintenance experience
  • Respect of confidentiality
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Genuineness and team-work orientation
  • Good knowledge and experience of Photoshop
  • Proficiency in the English language

The following will be considered a plus:

  • Web page maintenance experience (HTML, CSS) using open source tools

Key Responsibilities (show)

  • Posting and updating Blackboard LMS content
  • Content categorization and migration
  • Working with ITS staff
  • Keeping Blackboard pages fresh
  • Blackboard page review and quality control
  • Possibility of photo/graphics utilization
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Preparing documentation and materials for ITS services

Benefits for the Intern (show)

  • Acquiring knowledge in the field of academic computing technologies.
  • Active participation in the core of the College’s information technology services with the purpose of acting as a liaison between the Instructional Technology Specialist and the greater ACG community
  • Gaining experience with the latest developments in academic computing technologies using various platforms.

 Position Title: Development & Alumni Relations Student Assistant

Department Name: Office of Development & Alumni Relations

Timeline: September – December (Fall Semester 2017) 10 hours per week, corresponding to 15% discount

Available Positions: 1

Position Overview (show)

The Development & Alumni Relations Student Assistant supports the office in the execution of research and implementation of various Alumni related or fundraising and/or other office events. Efficient and effective completion of assigned tasks and communication are required and will be constantly monitored. In addition the main tasks involve: researching, compiling and recording information. Building awareness of the ACG programs and services, and the planning, promotion and preparation for future fundraising activities, preparing and distributing letters.

Requirements (show)

  • Team-work orientation
  • Detail oriented and a strong sense of responsibility
  • Very good Microsoft Office, internet, and search engines user
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Discretion, confidentiality, and security of sensitive information
  • Outgoing, seeking for new knowledge
  • Interest in the not-for-profit sector
  • Fundraising & volunteer experience would be an asset
  • Strong organizational, administrative and time management abilities

Key Responsibilities (show)

  • The key responsibilities will focus around the development of an Alumni Affinity program, more specifically :
  • Research on companies managed by alumni which cooperate/or have cooperated in the past with ACG
  • Identify best practices of other universities which have implemented an alumni affinity program
  • Create a detailed report with key findings, milestone settings and recommendations
  • Assist in the implementation and promotion of the Deree Open House event 2017
  • Assist in the implementation of the Alumni/Student mentoring program

Benefits for the Intern (show)

  • Exposure to a real work-environment that simulates the experience they will have when employed in a full-time position
  • Cultivation of student’s communication, interpersonal and management skills
  • Exposure to the meanings of philanthropy, volunteerism, giving, etc
  • Exposure to projects related to events organization, planning, execution and reporting
  • Gain experience in the execution and reporting of specific assignments

 Position Title: Career Events/Opportunities Promotion Assistant

Department Name: Office of Career Services

Timeline: September 2016 – December 2016 (Fall Semester); 10 hours per week corresponding to 20% Discount

Available Positions: 1

Position Overview (show)

The Career Events/Opportunities Promotion Assistant supports the Office of Career Services in terms of systematic promotion of career office’s events, international internships, workshops and other services provided to students/alumni. Actively participates in the organization, promotion and implementation of the annual Career Days event taking place in Fall Semester, as well as the Fall Campaign for student applications to International Internships. Communicates effectively with ACG students, alumni and other internal constituents to promote and generate participation in events, internships, career services and surveys, as well as to provide information; systematically uploads promotional material. Contributes in the Career Portal campaign through promotion on social media and other internal systems, as well as directly encouraging student log-ins. Works methodically and with a degree of independence to complete long-term and short-term projects; reports on projects’ progress.

Requirements (show)

  • Systematic and detail oriented
  • Effective time and project manager; brings projects to completion
  • Able to work with a degree of independence
  • Flexible, positive and adaptable
  • Excellent communication skills; both written and oral
  • Well-mannered and customer oriented
  • Team spirited; able to coordinate work with others
  • Discrete; handle sensitive data with confidentiality
  • Technology literate; able to adapt to new software systems and use social media platforms
  • Engaged; driven to propose ideas and improvements
  • Good aesthetics and marketing approach; able to create attractive promotional material/campaigns

Key Responsibilities (show)

  • Promote Career Days 2016 event and Libra Summer 2017 International Internship program; upload promotional material on-line and on campus, direct promotion, email/sms/social media promotion etc.
  • Promote the Career Portal systematically through Social Media, one-on-one communication and other channels
  • Approach students to log in the Career Portal and complete surveys
  • Explain and present the system’s functions and benefits to ACG students
  • Promote the services offered by the office on an ongoing basis
  • Perform data entry and other office administration duties
  • Additional tasks depending on the needs of the office

Benefits for the Intern (show)

  • Work as a valuable member of a team spirited office
  • Exposure to a real work environment with accountabilities and accomplishments
  • Gaining experience in projects execution and reporting
  • Satisfaction from contributing to the career development of peers
  • Personal development through exposure to career opportunities and counseling
  • Exposure to projects combining event management, marketing, communication, technology and service optimization

 Position Title: Student Affairs / Educational Psychologist Services Intern

Department Name: Student Affairs, Educational Psychologist

Timeline: September to December (Fall Semester 2016) 10 hours per week corresponding to 15% Discount

Available Positions: 1

Position Overview (show)

The intern will focus on supporting two research projects, one on Science Education and one on Education in relation to dyslexia. The intern will be exposed to data maintenance and archiving practices with the guidance of the Educational Psychologist.

Requirements (show)

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Publisher; Photoshop skills not required, but would be considered an asset
  • Able to review print material
  • Good research skills
  • Confidentiality required
  • Interest in Science Education, Educational Psychology, Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (specifically in dyslexia)

Key Responsibilities (show)

  • Research, find and read articles on defined research topics
  • Assist in the processing of research material, and in the development and presentation of assigned research topics to the Educational Psychologist

Benefits for the Intern (show)

  • Close cooperation with the Educational Psychologist on a daily basis
  • Research experience
  • Contribution to the expansion and enhancement of existing Educational Psychologist services