Fall Semester Study Abroad Internship Positions

Fall Semester 2018

Application Deadline: July 19, 2018
Program Dates: September 13 – December 11, 2018

Position Title: Career Events/Opportunities Promotion Assistant

Department Name: Office of Career Services

Timeline: September 2018– December 2018 (Fall Semester); 15 hours per week

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 2018 event and Libra Summer 2019 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: Data Analysis Assistant

Department Name: Student Academic Support Services (SASS)

Timeline: September 2018– December 2018 (Fall Semester); 15 hours per week

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
  • Build long-lasting friendships

Position Title: Outbound Study Abroad Office Intern

Department Name: Outbound Study Abroad Office – Student Affairs

Timeline: September to December 2018 (Fall semester), 15 hours per week

Available Positions: 1

Position Overview (show)

The Outbound Study Abroad Office intern supports the office’s ongoing research on the unique strengths of American College of Greece (ACG) partner institutions; organizes and presents research results to office staff; collects best practices for the promotion and advancement of the program; composes partner institutions’ profiles for communication to prospective outbound study abroad students; helps implementing the Study Abroad Fair; collects information from inbound and outbound study abroad students, and compiles testimonials as well as other materials upon request.

Requirements (show)

  • Strong research skills
  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Friendly personality and with enhanced cultural competence
  • Creativity, persistence and intellectual skills
  • Excellent use of Microsoft Office (Excel especially) and online search engines
  • Emphasis on detail, sense of responsibility, respectful of confidentiality considerations
  • Basic knowledge of empirical research methodology would be desirable

Key Responsibilities (show)

  • Conduct research on partner institutions to compose, update and enrich their profiles for communication to prospective outbound study abroad students
  • Collect, compile and archive outbound study abroad students testimonials
  • Give input on the re-configuration of the ACG Outbound Study Abroad webpage
  • Organize and shelve partner institutions’ materials
  • Interact with ACG students participating in the program (requesting digital materials and keeping a record of their experience abroad)
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions with office staff to tailor outbound study abroad projects to the interests of each student
  • Communicate upcoming events and activities to the student community
  • Offer personal insight during brainstorming sessions with office staff and help identify and facilitate the implementation of best practices for the promotion of education abroad.