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Job Description

Position Title:

International Classroom Connection (ICC) Program Intern

Staff Supervisor:

International Classroom Connection Program Manager

Background: The Minnesota International Center (MIC) is a non-profit community organization that promotes international exchange and understanding between Minnesotans and the world. The International Classroom Connection arranges for international students, scholars, and community members to meet with Minnesota elementary and secondary school students in their classrooms to share culture, personal perspectives, and ideas.

To assist with ICC coordination and administration:
  1. Phone, fax and e-mail contact with international speakers and classroom teachers; filling requests for speakers and confirming arrangements.
  2. Assisting with training workshop: mailing announcements, preparing materials, setting up and registration.
  3. General administrative assistance with mailing; making photocopies; data entry; word processing.
  4. (Optional) Escorting international speakers to classroom presentations; Publicizing MIC at on-campus events.

Interpersonal communication skills, must be able to interact with both internationals and the community. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Background or course work in education, communication, international relations, or languages. Interest in promoting global education. Word-processing and database skills preferred.

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