GlobalConnect is recruiting a intern to provide program support primarily for a U.S. Department of State Embassy-sponsored project being implemented by Meridian in the summer of 2014. The Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP) will bring 125 Iraqi undergraduate students to the U.S. for a 5week academic and cultural exchange programs. Interns will support the ongoing preparation of the program to include: participant selection, visa processing support, placement of participants, logistical arrangements for international travel, reunion preparations, and coordination of program design.
The Professional Exchanges Division (PED) is looking for one spring 2014 intern who is an undergraduate sophomore, junior or senior. Though hours per week, start, and end dates are flexible, the ideal candidate would begin Monday, January 20th and be in the office 15-20 hours per week. Availability on Monday mornings is required. Although internships are largely unpaid, a stipend is offered.