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Legal Intern

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Participate Learning - Chapel Hill, NC

Legal Intern

Love What You Do and Why You Do It! 

Participate Learning is a force for good that connects teachers and students through global education programs to foster human understanding and create peace around the world. We offer purpose-driven, challenging work in a collaborative environment, a flexible and open culture.

 What You’ll Do:

The Legal Intern will report to the Sr. Visa Program Manager and will support the Visa department with administrative needs and any other task relevant to the support process of our international teachers.  We are looking for an intern who is keen to learn about the international education arena and J-1 cultural exchange programs while gaining hands-on experience in a fast-paced business environment.  Attention to detail is a must and experience with international exchange or prior travel or study abroad experience is a plus. 

  • Assist with all aspects of creating and assembling documents for visa packets

  • UPS shipments (domestic and international) and preparing of other mailings

  • Follow up on delayed or lost shipments

  • Creating new files

  • Data entry in Salesforce database or Sunapsis visa software database

  • Scanning and uploading of documents into database

  • Review, evaluate and enter/upload data of teacher submitted Annual Reports 

  • Assist with Arrival Orientation for teachers 

  • Assist with teacher support responsibilities as needed. 

  • Other projects as needed. 

Hours: 30-40 hours/week

Location: Internship will be performed both remote and onsite in our Chapel Hill office, and the candidate should live in a reasonable commuting distance. 


Experience You Bring:

  • Pursuing or recently completed Bachelor's degree in international studies, languages, education, or related field preferred.

  • Preference for a current college junior or senior.

About You

  • Passionate about learning and welcoming people from all over the world, learning about their culture and sharing your own culture and experiences.

  • An active listener and an effective communicator.

  • Flexible with your time and energy and willing to expand beyond the day-to-day expectations of your work. (And the company reciprocates with flexibility!)

  • Cameras on during most zoom meetings - we want to see your smile. 

  • Believe global education is for everyone!

  • Eager to work in an organized and efficient way to meet time-sensitive deadlines

  • We are living in a technological world.  You will need to work with MS Office, MS Word and MS Excel, and Google documents.  If you know how to work with Spark/Skype/Zoom, it will be a plus.

What You’ll Love About Us: 

Participate Learning is a B Corporation headquartered in Chapel Hill, NC, that partners with K-12 schools and districts to provide cultural exchange teachers, global education, and language immersion programs in Spanish and Mandarin. As part of our B Corp commitment, one of the essential measures of the success of our business is the positive impact we make on our employees. Our work inspires everyone to be change agents, bringing more empathy and connection to the world.

Due to the nature of our work with teachers and schools, COVID-19 vaccine/booster is a requirement for new hires, however, the company will consider accommodations for disability and religious reasons.