Admissions Intern
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Participate Learning - Chapel Hill, NC
Admissions Intern

Who We Are

Participate Learning is a B Corporation located in Chapel Hill, NC, that partners with K-12 schools and districts to provide cultural exchange teachers, global education support services, and language immersion programs in Spanish and Mandarin. We offer purpose-driven work in a collaborative environment, a flexible and open culture, and encourage employees to pursue their professional and personal passions. 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.


Love What You Do and Why You Do It! 

Participate Learning uses business as a force for good to connect teachers and students through global education programs. We are currently recruiting candidates searching for inspiring, fulfilling work who want to join us on our mission to unite our world through global education.


Internship Program:

Our internship provides experience to students of diverse backgrounds. Students will gain meaningful work experience and have the opportunity to participate in the following activities: 

  • Paid internship
  • A  12-week internship, approximately May 10th - August 5th or May 24th - August 12th
  • Complete innovation project/presentation with assigned group over the summer. 
  • Participate in at least one ½ day volunteer day opportunity. 
  • Resume workshop/LinkedIn crash course
  • Sharing session with other interns 

Who You Are

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 face-paced business environment. 

Position Summary

The Admissions Intern will report to the Admissions Manager and will support the Admissions department with administrative needs and any other task relevant to the selection 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.  Bilingual language skills (Spanish/English or Mandarin/English) are preferred.


Job Responsibilities:  

General administrative support:

  • Creating and maintaining files

  • Organizing the file room

  • Preparing, receiving or sending mailings

  • Data entry in Salesforce database

  • Assisting different members of the Admissions  team as needed

Admissions support:

  • Reviewing and entering teachers’ application documents 

  • Follow up with unresponsive applicants via email or telephone

  • Reference checks for teacher program applicants

  • Interview video editing

  • Responding to inquiries via email or telephone

  • Licensure diverse tasks:  printing, scanning, compiling, alphabetizing documents.


Job Requirements 

Key Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Must have a positive attitude and be able to work effectively in a team with high work ethic values.

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

  • Spanish and/or Mandarin language skills are preferred to communicate with teachers.

  • Computer skills:  MS Office, MS Word and MS Excel required.  Google documents/Spark/Skype.



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

  • Preference for a current college junior or senior.


Work Location 

In person - Internship will be performed in-person in our Chapel Hill office candidate should live in a reasonable commuting distance. 


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