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The Wandering Scholar is currently recruiting for a marketing & outreach and an educational programs intern/volunteer. If you have the skills we’re looking for and care about making travel more accessible to others  – please apply!

See below for details.

Marketing & Outreach Intern

The marketing and outreach intern will be responsible for growing our social media presence across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and assist the directors in the promotion of The Wandering Scholar’s Global Skills Fellowship program to prospective applicants, donors, partners and mentors. We are looking for a highly organized and detail-oriented intern with a passion for travel and education, experience running engaging social media campaigns, and impeccable communication and writing skills.

Responsibilities

  • Write, source and post content for The Wandering Scholar website, blog, and social media outlets
  • Assist with fundraising initiatives and event planning as needed.
  • Develop and employ strategies for growing our social media presence and newsletter following.

Qualifications

  • Experience using social media for business, brand or organization.
  • Comfort using WordPress (or similar CMS) to update website content.
  • An enthusiastic, organized self-starter.
  • Access to personal laptop computer and reliable internet connection.
  • Ability to volunteer remotely 15 hours a week.

How to Apply

Send your resume and a short note explaining why you’d make a great fit to directors@thewanderingscholar.org.


Educational Programs Intern

The Educational Programs Intern will be responsible for assisting the directors in assist the directors in managing The Wandering Scholar’s Global Skills Fellowship program and acting as a liaison between the organization and program participants, mentors and partners. We are looking for a highly organized and detail-oriented intern with a passion for travel and education, administrative experience working with an educational program, and impeccable communication and writing skills.

Responsibilities

  • Track all communication with Wandering Scholar participants and mentors
  • Assist in development and editing of The Wandering Scholar curriculum materials
  • Support evaluation initiatives of The Wandering Scholar programming
  • Develop and facilitate pre-departure and re-entry webinars
  • Answer inquiries from scholars, families and mentors.

Qualifications

  • A keen interest in learning the nuts and bolts of how an educational nonprofit operates.
  • Experience administering an educational program (after school program, tutoring, teaching, camp etc.)
  • Access to personal laptop computer and reliable internet connection.
  • Ability to volunteer remotely 15 hours a week.
  • An enthusiastic, organized self-starter.

How to Apply

Send your resume and a short note explaining why you’d make a great fit to directors@thewanderingscholar.org.