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Student Intern, Global Education Opportunities (GEO) Center - The Colleges of the Fenway, Boston, MA

The Colleges of the Fenway (COF) is a consortium of five colleges in the Fenway neighborhood of Boston:
Wentworth Institute of Technology, Simmons University, MCPHS University, Massachusetts College of Art
and Design, and Emmanuel College. The Global Education Opportunities (GEO) Center works with directors of international programs, study abroad and international student advisors at our member colleges to support international initiatives across the campuses. By providing support for collaborative efforts and shared resources, we hope to enhance the colleges' global outreach and COF students' ability to function effectively in a global environment.


Description:
This 10-month position is ideal for an individual interested in learning about the technical aspects of study
abroad and international student data management. We are seeking a self-starter who is willing to take
ownership of their assigned projects, see projects through to fruition, and bring ideas to the table as an active member of our team that is enhancing the student experience through improved service design and user experience. Projects may include the following:

  • Database quality assurance (data clean-up, such as locations and program archiving)
  • Data mapping of TerraDotta database
  • Online program brochure template development
  • Normalization of faculty-led program proposal forms and conversion to online form
  • Administrative duties such as doing research; collecting, analyzing and reporting on data;participating in office meetings; preparing materials for events; keeping detailed records; assisting with office functions.


Qualifications:

  • Graduate students preferred; experienced undergraduates will be also considered
  • Must be enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program at the time of internship
  • Computer skills - Microsoft Word and Excel; relational database/knowledge of SQL; HTML editing through a standard WYSIWYG interface (e.g. WordPress)
  • Experience in usability and user experience research a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible and hard working


Hours:The Part-Time Student Intern works approximately 20 hours per week* between the hours of 8:30-5:00, Monday through Friday, August 1st, 2019 - May 31, 2020*. The GEO Center is closed on national andstate holidays. *Exact hours and start/end dates are open for negotiation.


Pay: This position pays $14.00 per hour.


Application: Applicants wishing to pursue this opportunity with the GEO Center should send their resume
and statement of interest to Rebecca Bacon, Director of the Global Education Opportunities (GEO) Center at geocenter@colleges-fenway.org.

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