Summer Intern
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Participate Learning - Chapel Hill, NC
Summer Intern

Participate Learning

Summer Intern

Chapel Hill, NC


Position Summary

Participate Learning is looking for summer interns who are passionate about global education! We are looking for interns keen to gain hands-on experience in a fast-paced business environment. Participate Learning interns will gain valuable knowledge of international education programs, cultural exchanges and day-to-day business operations. Interns will support the administrative needs of departments across the company including internal functions and external support of our international teachers. 

Participate Learning is a leader in global education, supporting 1000+ visiting international teachers at over 400 schools in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, including 120 dual language and global school programs. Since 1987, Participate Learning has partnered with schools and districts to develop cultural competencies in students to collaborate and contribute in the global marketplace. Our summer interns gain experience in global education in an impact organization using business as a force for good. As a proud Best for the World B Corporation, our vision is to develop global citizenship among today’s students and tomorrow’s leaders. Our mission is to unite our world through global learning.


Summer intern responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

General administrative support: 

  • Preparing documents and sending mailings

  • Data entry

  • Contact with teachers via telephone and email

  • Logistical assistance for summer teacher orientations, including airport welcomes and hotel errands

Online learning and social media support:

  • Writing/editing/formatting: articles, updates for social media and online learning systems

  • Use database tools to collect data or consolidate data and help generate reports 

  • Supporting online learning initiatives, such as: migrating content; formatting text and images; monitoring user experience

  • Creating reports and presentations

Key Competencies

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Must have a positive attitude and be able to work effectively in a team.

  • Must be highly organized and efficient, with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and follow direction.

  • Spanish language skills are a plus. 

Educational and Experience Requirements

  • Open to high school graduates, current college students and recent college graduates interested in gaining experience in international education. 

  • Quickly learn and adapt to new technology (Salesforce, gmail, google docs, online chats, social media, MS Office, or similar) 

  • Interest in the education industry and language learning

  • Cultural awareness and appreciation for global citizenship