Academic and Career Preparation

Intern - Education Abroad


The Intern contributed to the engagement of VIU students in Education Abroad programming.

Position Overview

The Education Abroad Intern will be responsible for creative and innovative promotion of student mobility opportunities, such as VIU Exchange Program, Field Schools/Field Trips, international internships, and international practicums coordinated through the Education Abroad department. 

This position includes active support of various events and programs, including the VIU Exchange Agent program, international Stipend program, WorldVIU, International Development Week events, and other intercultural training and programming. 

The intern will be expected to be involved in planning and organizing a wide range of events and activities across campus that engage the entire VIU student body in learning about and participating in Education Abroad. This could include planning and organizing student networking events, social media campaigns, and promotional blitzes, student volunteer recruitment and scheduling, student focus groups, student survey and/or data collection, assisting with student training sessions, distributing promotional materials, preparing student resource packages, and organizing information sessions and displays.

This internship further supports the successful peer-to-peer marketing and engagement model that has already been proven successful at VIU for increasing engagement of VIU students in Education Abroad programming.

Graduate Attributes Associated

Students in this position will gain skills in capacity to engage in respectful relationships, collaboration, local knowledge in a global context, oral; communication, technological literacy, and intercultural perspective

Sign Up Directions

For more information, please email Kelly Muir, Manager, Education Abroad at