Summer Intern - Education Abroad


This student works during the Summer semester to promote VIU student engagement in Education Abroad programming.

Position Requirements

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
  • International practicums coordinated through the Education Abroad department

This position includes active support of various events and programs, including:

  • VIU Exchange Agent program
  • International Stipend program
  • WorldVIU
  • International Development Week events
  • 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
  • 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.

Sign-Up Directions

Visit International Education Education Abroad to learn more of this program.

For more information on the application process, please email Kelly Muir, Manager, Education Abroad.