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Diversity Abroad Graduate Internships (Fall Semester)

Each semester/summer Diversity Abroad offers the opportunity for graduate students interested in international education and cultural exchange to pursue a remote practicum with the organization. Individuals will receive a stipend for their contributions.

Projects will range from conducting research in global education, creating resources for the Diversity Abroad community, and developing strategies to amplify the organization’s impact

Past projects have included:

  • Contributing to Diversity Abroad’s Good Practices Series that highlight inclusive practices from higher education institutions, international education organization and other stakeholders from the Diversity Abroad Community.
  • Creating a Study Abroad Advising Guide
  • Hosting a Diversity Abroad Community Discussion
  • Developing a survey for study abroad students and Minority Serving Institutions

As a graduate intern, you will gain insight into a social impact organization and work with leaders in the field of international education. Specifically through your semester with Diversity Abroad, you will:

Contribute a significant project to advance Diversity Abroad’s mission and the work of diversity and inclusion in global education.  

  • Be assigned a team member as a supervisor/mentor
  • Have the opportunity to meet virtually with individual staff and learn about their career paths during the course of your term
  • Join a monthly team call if schedule allows
  • Credit towards 50% off registration for the 2020 Annual Diversity Abroad Conference
  • Stipend of $500/month
  • Approximately 20-25 hours
  • Individuals may be eligible for academic credit through their institutions.


There are three opportunities available:

Student Services:

This person will play a key role in supporting our student services with generating new, relevant user-friendly content for our online community

  • Research, review, and update inventory of key resources related to Diversity Abroad’s online community for students, including Student Learning and Advising Courses, Destination Guides, and other identity-specific content.
  • Create and lead webinar for the online student community.
  • Develop a strategy to engage Diversity Abroad alumni for content and related activities.
  • Manage the fall scholarship cycle and revise and refresh scholarship management portfolio
  • Create guidelines for online community engagement
  • Execute a communications strategy for the 2019 Passport Tour, a student-focused study abroad recruitment tour, including promotion across social media platform pre, during, and post visit using content, such as videos, photos, student interviews from visits.

Professional Services/Membership:

This person will play a key role in supporting our professional services with generating new, relevant user-friendly content, and ensuring our current robust inventory of resources are up-to-date.

  • Research, review, and update current inventory of key resources related to membership network resources (e.g. Country Climate Notes, etc.)
  • Develop a user guide and support materials for Diversity Abroad’s newly revised AIDE Roadmap Guidelines
  • Develop new content for Diversity Abroad’s Professional and Short Courses Series

Community College Engagement Strategy:

This person will play a key role in helping to develop Diversity Abroad’s engagement with community colleges that would culminate in a summit on community colleges at the Diversity Abroad Conference in March 2020.  

  • Support the design of a one day program for Community Colleges at the 2020 Diversity Abroad Conference.
  • Collaborate with the community college task force.
  • Conduct research and assessment on community colleges in global education

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Application Procedure:

Review the application website and/or Click APPLY NOW to visit the application form for the Diversity Abroad Summer Internships and prepare your application materials for the Student Services role!


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Diversity Abroad