Internships with Global Engagement

The Global Engagement Office and its departments hire student interns and student workers each semester. If you are interested in working with a team of international educators, please log in to Handshake, an online jobs and internship portal supported through UM Career Services

Positions Open for Fall 2018


ELI Teaching Intern

The ELI Intern will work directly with the ELI senior teacher to complete a series of classroom observations and teacher training tasks and to produce reflective reporting on the experience. This internship will result in a practical supervised ESL classroom teaching experience in which the intern will lead group work, teach preplanned activities, develop and teach original activities and eventually teach an entire class module or unit. The intern will receive regular feedback and suggestions from the senior teacher.  Upon completion of the training period, the intern should experience increased confidence in her ability to lead a class; she will also gain relevant teaching experience suitable for inclusion on an entry level resume.

Education Abroad Course Facilitator Intern

This position serves as the Teacher's Assistant for the mandatory 1-credit pre-departure course arranged by Education Abroad for all semester and year-long outgoing study abroad students. The successful applicant will be responsible for assisting with all aspects of the pre-departure course as well as organizing a return-from-abroad workshop. These responsibilities include but are not limited to: managing logistics for the course organizing student volunteers for the small group and panel discussions, preparing and updating materials, and helping facilitate use of the online component during class for an integrated student experience. This position provides the opportunity to enhance individual skills in organization and student coordination, presentation technology, interpersonal communication, instructional techniques, online learning, writing, public speaking, and logistics.

Software & Database Intern

This position requires good computer skills to start. The successful applicant will further develop technical skills related to using and maintaining complex software as well as building databases. This position focuses on improving, maintaining, and updating Terra Dotta (the software used to manage all international travel at UM). This position provides the opportunity to enhance one's computer skills and gain specialized knowledge working with Terra Dotta which is the study abroad industry-leading standard software.



You can read more detailed position descriptions and apply to all of the positions on handshake.

Preference in hiring will be given to students who are able to commit to the position for the entire semester. All new hires must complete the mandatory training program. All positions will be open until filled and are for up to three credits per semester. We accept applications on a rolling basis.