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Office Support Intern - Midwestern Regional Office

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The College Board, the national educational organization, is currently seeking an Office Support Intern for our Midwestern Regional Office in Chicago, who is eager to learn and assist out team in helping institutions prepare students for college and beyond.  As an intern you will get to work with a variety of our staff, projects and events.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

The College Board's Internship Program presents a unique opportunity to highly talented students who wish to acquire further knowledge in their areas of study, to develop strengths in core skills, and to obtain real world work experience. Candidates are expected to work in a professional environment on challenging projects in the area of Education and Office Operations.

 

The College Board is committed to our Internship Program and ensures that each student receives hands-on coaching and mentoring, experiences a variety of assignments that allow for collaboration with diverse groups across the organization, and focuses on defined deliverables. 

 

The Internship Program is an exciting chance to develop new skills while contributing to an organization that is committed to the transformation of education in America through college readiness for all students.  The College Board believes that an investment in education is an investment in our future. From our earliest days, we have devoted ourselves to educational opportunity and achievement. We have championed innovation, equity and excellence for generations of students. We are advocates for children and parents; we empower teachers and educators; and we are a strong presence in thousands of schools and communities across the country.

 

INTERNSHIP OVERVIEW

 

  • Begins Fall 2018
  • Flexible Hours, within 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday
  • Paid internship (hourly rate)
  • 15 -20 hour work week

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Interns must be a current junior or rising senior enrolled in a full-time Bachelor's program or pursuing their Graduate degree.
  • Minimum 3.0 G.P.A
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite productivity tools (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook)
  • Desire to learn, explore and be challenged outside of comfort zone
  • Organized, neat and ability to multitask
  • Interested in issues of equal access education, nonprofit organizations and community development

ABOUT THE COLLEGE BOARD

 

As a not-for-profit membership association representing more than 6,000 colleges, universities and schools, the College Board leads national and international efforts to improve access to and readiness for higher education.

 

We are committed to increasing the number of students who earn a college degree and are prepared to succeed in the 21st century. Today’s College Board works with middle schools, high schools, community colleges, four-year colleges, policymakers and state education agencies to achieve this mission. Each year, the College Board helps more than seven million students prepare for a successful transition to college through programs and services in college readiness and college success — including the SAT® and the Advanced Placement Program®. The organization also serves the education community through research and advocacy on behalf of students, educators and schools. www.collegeboard.org