The ESU seeks an Education Department intern for Fall 2013. The internship provides an opportunity to participate in the day-to-day operations of an international, educational non-profit organization. Interns closely work with all members of the Education Department. They assist with a variety of ESU Education programs and help expand the ESU's social media/online presence. Our programs include: study aboard and professional development opportunities for educators; English language and literature programs for students (such as an annual Shakespeare competition, middle school debate league, etc). Interns will work on various long-time and short-time projects and learn how to use a variety of programs, including Microsoft Publisher & Access, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Raiser's Edge and Survey Monkey. Perfect for a current university or graduate student in the New York City area interested in English, Education and/or Communications.
Qualifications: Interest in Education & English. Excellent communication, interpersonal, & organizational skills. Must be detail-oriented and able to work with Microsoft Office package (Word, Excel, etc.) and Adobe. Ability to work with Shakespeare texts essential. Previous experience working with teachers and/or students helpful, but not required.
Time Commitment: 10 hours per week
This position is an unpaid internship. College credit may be obtained. If transportation costs are not covered by your school, a NYC Metro card will be provided.
How to Apply: Please send a resume and short cover letter to Katharine Moran, Manager of Shakespeare Education Programs, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The position is open until filled, but early applications are much appreciated.
EiA, a program of the English-Speaking Union of the United States, matches non-native speakers with American volunteers for one-to-one conversation practice. English in Action is always looking for friendly new tutors. As an EiA Volunteer you will make a difference in your community, meet new people, share your culture and experiences, and learn about other cultures. English in Action may mean the beginning of a lifelong interest in a particular area of the world, or even a deeper understanding of one's own culture.
Qualifications: Volunteers need no formal training, just an interest in other languages and cultures and the willingness to befriend a newcomer.
Time commitment: 2 hours per week. Volunteer leadership positions available. Currently we are looking for tutors for Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings.
How to Apply: If you are interested in becoming a volunteer tutor in New York City, please contact English in Action at email@example.com to schedule an appointment. We encourage all prospective tutors to reserve a place at one of our weekly orientation sessions.