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Finance Intern

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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 Finance Intern will be responsible for assisting the finance team with projects including, but not limited to documentation, finance process, and data entry. The Finance Intern will be expected to support daily finance operations and provide excellent customer service to Participate Learning teachers and staff. 

  • Prepare for new teacher arrival orientation

  • Assists with data entry using FNIS and ensure completion from Ambassador Teachers

  • Compile tax forms during Ambassador Teacher Orientation

  • Handle confidential information

  • Support finance projects and initiatives

Hours: 25-30 hours/week during the summer with opportunity to continue into the fall semester on a part-time basis.

Office work location: Chapel Hill office and Durham venues for teacher orientations, remote work one day per week


Experience You Bring:

We are looking for an intern who is keen to learn about the international education arena and cultural exchange programs while gaining hands-on experience in finance. For this position, we are looking for an intern who can start in May 2024. 

  • Pursuing or recently completed Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, or related field preferred

  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills and Google applications

  • Problem solving capabilities

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational and planning skills

  • Ability to effectively learn and acquire new knowledge and skills

  • Ability to share knowledge and work in a strong team oriented environment

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.

  • 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.