Spring Semester Study Abroad Internship Positions

Spring Semester 2018

Application Deadline: December 17, 2018
Program Dates: January 14 – April 10, 2019

Position Title:  Special Campaigns Administration Assistant

Department Name: Office of Career Services

Timeline: January 2019 – April 2019 (Spring Semester); 15 hours per week

Available Positions: 1

Position Overview

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

  • 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

  • Prepare material to promote the Career Portal and its 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

  • 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: January 2019 – April 2019 (Spring Semester); 15 hours per week

Available Positions: 1

Position Overview

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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: January to April 2019 (Spring Semester), 15 hours per week

Available Positions: 1

Position Overview

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

  • 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

  • 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.