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Spring Semester Study Abroad Internship Positions

Spring Semester 2016-2017

Application Deadline: January 14, 2017
Program Dates: January 17 – April 26, 2017

Position Title: Promotion and Communication Assistant

Department Name: Office of Residential and International Student Services

Timeline: January 2016 – May 2016 (Spring 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 Spring 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: Residence Life Events Assistant

Department Name: Office of Residential and International Student Services

Timeline: January 2016 – May 2016 (Spring 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: January 2016 – May 2016 (Spring 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: Development & Alumni Relations Student Assistant

Department Name: Office of Development & Alumni Relations

Timeline: January 2016 – May 2016 (Spring Semester); 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)

  • Development of an Alumni Affinity program
  • 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: Data Analysis Assistant

Department Name: Student Academic Support Services (SASS)

Timeline: January to April (Spring Semester) 10 hours per week, corresponding to 15% discount

Available Positions: 1

Position Overview (show)

The Data Analysis Assistant handles the analysis of data on flow of appointments at SASS and the feedback surveys and produces reports on patterns.

Requirements (show)

  • Ability to handle quantitative data
  • Excellent use of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Very good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative
  • High level of self-motivation

Key Responsibilities (show)

  • Analyze the data that is provided by the SASS Appointment Management System
  • Analyze the data collected by the feedback Surveys on SASS effectiveness.
  • Discover and reporting patterns
  • Liaise with SASS Director and key student workers for setting priorities in the analysis.
  • Production of reports using PowerPoint, summarizing the findings.

Benefits for the Intern (show)

  • Active involvement in the development of the public image of SASS
  • Gaining experience in data analysis.
  • 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: Special Campaigns Administration Assistant

Department Name: Office of Career Services

Timeline: January 2016 – May 2016 (Spring Semester); 10 hours per week corresponding to 15% discount

Available Positions: 1

Position Overview (show)

The Special Campaigns Administration Assistant supports the Office of Career Services in materializing special projects for the promotion and continual improvement of its services. Contributes in the Career Portal campaign by developing promotional material and systematically encouraging student log-ins. Participates in the creation and implementation of Career Office surveys. Communicates effectively with ACG students and alumni to promote surveys and campaigns, and to provide information. Works systematically and with a degree of independence to complete long-term and short-term projects; reports on projects’ progress.

Requirements (show)

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

Key Responsibilities (show)

  • Prepare material to promote the Career Portal and its new mobile application
  • 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; collect and compile promotional material
  • Research on systems and services offered by US & EU Universities and their campaigns
  • Contribute in the implementation and promotion of Career Office surveys
  • Perform data entry and other office administration duties
  • Special projects 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 technology, marketing, communication and service optimization

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

Department Name: Student Affairs, ACG Health & Wellness

Timeline: January to April (Spring Semester 2016) 10 hours per week corresponding to 15% Discount

Available Positions: 1

Position Overview (show)

The Special Projects intern will focus on two main projects:

  • Update Know the Facts Articles
  • Assist with the administration of the ACG Health & Wellness Survey

Requirements (show)

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

Key Responsibilities (show)

  • Reformat Know the Facts articles written in previous years with the new logo, take original pictures and insert them in the brochures.
  • Add current online sources where students can learn more about the topic.
  • 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 in the design, distribution, collection, analysis and presentation of a survey on Health Issues at Deree

Benefits for the Intern (show)

  • Exposure to an enthusiastic work environment on a daily basis
  • Engagement in the execution of original research and publications