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AV Tech Intern

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Participate Learning - Chapel Hill, NC


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 AV Tech will assist the IT Manager with the setup, installation, and maintenance of AV equipment and systems. They will work closely with the IT Manager to ensure that all events and meetings are equipped with the necessary AV equipment and that all equipment is functioning properly.

  • Assist the IT Manager with equipment setup and installation for events and meetings
  • Troubleshoot and repair AV equipment as needed
  • Assist with the maintenance of AV equipment and systems
  • Ensure that all AV equipment is properly labeled, stored, and documented
  • Provide technical support for AV equipment and systems during events and meetings
  • Stay up-to-date on new AV technology and equipment

Hours: 30-40 hours/week

Location: Chapel Hill office and Durham venues for teacher orientations (including two weeks in Washington DC) 


Experience You Bring:

  • Knowledge of AV equipment and systems
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Familiarity with video conferencing software and hardware is a plus
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs
  • Must be available for all the OT weeks and be able to travel to VA for OT. 

About You: 

  • Currently pursuing or recently completed a degree in Audio Visual Technology or a related field
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • 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!)
  • Believe global education is for everyone!
  • Eager to work in an organized and efficient way to meet time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Strong ability to prioritize, multitask, and follow directions in a face-paced environment. 

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.