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Advanced Placement Program Delivery - Intern

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The College Board is conducting a search for a Advance Placement Program Delivery - Intern. This position will be based out of our Reston, VA office.  

About the College Board

We are a mission-focused organization that believes that investing in education is investing in the future. From our earliest days, we have devoted ourselves to educational opportunity and achievement.  We have promoted innovation, equity, and excellence for generations of students.  We are advocates for children and parents; we empower teachers and educations, and we are a strong presence in thousands of schools and communities across the country through programs and services - the SAT, Advanced Placement (AP®) and Pre-AP are just a few.  Our work falls broadly into four categories: College Readiness, College Connection & Success, Student Opportunities, and Advocacy. 

Named by Fast Company as one of the most innovative education companies, the College Board is a mission-focused organization.  This job requires a strong focus on improving educational opportunities and outcomes, particularly of disadvantaged students, in the context of a competitive business environment. 

About the Role 

The College Board's 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 Internship Program presents a unique opportunity to highly talented students who wish to develop strengths in core skills, and to obtain real-world work experience. The College Board is committed to our Internship Program and ensures that each student receives mentoring, experiences a variety of assignments that allow for collaboration with diverse groups across the organization, and focuses on defined deliverable.

  • Engage in the College Board's work to increase access and opportunity for all students
  • Duration: (8-10-week program)
  • Location(s): Reston, VA
  • Start-date: May 18, 2020
  • End-date: August 7, 2020
  • Paid Internship, 32 hours / week

You will have the opportunity to work with AP Program Delivery and the broader Advanced Placement team. Since 1955, the College Board’s Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) — the collaborative community of AP teachers and students, states, districts, schools, colleges, and universities committed to the daily work of developing college-level knowledge and skills — has been delivering excellence in education to millions of students across the country. Be a part of the team to help make a difference and impact these students.

Advanced Placement Program Delivery Interns will focus on data-driven analysis of outcomes from School Year 2019-20 and the delivery and policy opportunities for School Year 2020-21, key publications and communications, and refining the experience and training for AP Coordinators who manage the AP program in their schools.

What you’ll do 

  • Analyze key data from critical elements of AP Program Delivery, including student enrollment, exam registration, exam scoring, score delivery, etc., and present findings and visualizations
  • Research opportunities and challenges to access and availability of AP courses through data-driven analysis of current states, districts, schools participating in the AP program and their relevant policies
  • Review and edit key external publications and communications, including the AP Coordinator’s Manual and outreach initiatives, aligned to the beginning of School Year 2020-21 in August
  • Refine approaches to AP Coordinator and school training and experience through analysis of online training sessions given during School Year 2019-20, developing personas and strategies to increase reach and effectiveness

About you

  • Interest in working for a mission-oriented, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving education
  • Committed to working the entire agreed upon internship period


Our mission is to clear a path for all students to own their future.

EEOC statement

The College Board is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College Board participates in E-Verify, a service of DHS and SSA, where required. Please understand that only qualified applicants will be contacted.