The Education Abroad Network (TEAN) is looking for a summer intern to be based in our Chicago headquarters.

The Education Abroad Network’s primary clients are college students interested in studying abroad. The most suitable candidates for this position will believe in the life-changing capacity of studying abroad and embrace that statement with total enthusiasm.

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SUMMER PROGRAMS INTERNSHIP

This position mainly provides administrative support to the programs team and is an ideal role for someone who is interested in pursuing a career in study abroad and international education after graduation. You will gain exposure and start to develop skills across multiple areas of the company and this industry. Interns will be expected to work 40 hours per week in the office.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

   – Administrative support for Program Managers in the processing of

   student applications (Includes but not limited to scanning and uploading

   documents; preparing materials to be sent to students; processing student

   applications; registration of student passports with U.S. Embassies abroad;

   processing of overseas transcripts; research projects)

   – Develop knowledge of TEAN offerings and company processes

   – Answering and directing incoming calls

   – Assist regionally based staff with various outgoing shipments for

   events as well as research projects

   – General office clerical duties including but not limited to

   processing, sorting and logging all incoming mail daily; maintaining hard

   copy and electronic filing system; maintaining office supplies

   – Assist in management of company-wide projects/events that may require

   work outside normal business hours

   – Create an independent research project focusing on one area in the

   field of international education that you are interested in or want to

   learn more about

QUALIFICATIONS:

   – Bachelor’s degree completed or in process

   – Computer skills required (Word and Excel)

   – Excellent communication (written and oral) including outstanding phone

   manners

   – Experience answering phones and directing calls, including outstanding

   phone manners and customer service

   – Positive, helpful and friendly attitude

   – Comfortable working in small office environment

   – Team player with the ability to also work autonomously

   – Detail oriented

   – Ability to prioritize competing tasks / time management

   – Familiar with and active user of social media

   – Prior study abroad or international travel experience desirable

   – Able to handle lifting 30lb brochure boxes

   – Passion for study abroad / international travel

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

To apply please email a resume and cover letter to Molly Laycob, Assistant Program Manager (molly.laycob@teanabroad.org). No phone calls. The deadline for submission is April 15, 2019.

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