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Position type:
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Experience level:
Entry Level
Education level:
High School or equivalent

Digital Media Intern

Status: Part-time, non-exempt, hourly
Schedule: M-F, 20 hours/week between 8:30a.m. - 4:30 p.m. for 12 weeks
Reports to: Video & Social Media Coordinator
Direct reports: None
Start date: ASAP
Location: Chicago, IL, USA

About us:

Everything we do is about the IES Abroad student. Our profoundly passionate team of study abroad professionals believes in creating once-in-a-lifetime educational adventures that transcend expectations. Our goal is to rock the world of some 9,000 study abroad students every year.

From our headquarters in Chicago to our 160+ study abroad programs in 85 global locations worldwide, we create authentic global education and life-affirming cultural experiences. We work at IES Abroad because we believe that every student should have the opportunity to go abroad - especially in a fun, safe, and superior academic and cultural environment.

We believe so strongly in the power of our program, that we actively recruit students from diverse populations and provide more than $5 million in scholarships year after year. We are proud that our students are as diverse and exciting as the countries we study.

We're not ashamed to admit, we're a little bit obsessed with study abroad.

Summary of position:

One intern will be selected to work with the Marketing Department in IES Abroad's Chicago office to work on social media related projects, and assist the Department with larger projects and campaigns as needed. This internship is a great way for a current or recent college student to gain real-world marketing experience.

Experience & Qualifications/Skills:

  • Video editing experience (Final Cut Pro or iMovie)
  • Excellent writing and editing skills; with a strong ability to write content for the web
  • Strong interest in study abroad
  • Familiarity with major social media platforms, either by personal use or in a professional brand setting
  • Strong computer skills; Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Final Cut Pro a plus
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn and patience for mastering new skills
  • Desire and dedication to be a key contributing member to a hardworking team
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Outstanding organizational and project management skills
  • Initiative, flexibility and ability to work independently
  • Act in a professional manner at all times
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Extremely strong interpersonal skills
  • Takes responsibility for actions, results and mistakes
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a changing environment
  • Meets commitments on a consistent and timely basis with infrequent unplanned absences
  • Maintains a positive can-do attitude

Education Licenses and/or Certifications etc.:

  • High School Diploma required
  • Marketing, Communications, or Journalism major or related subject required

Application Deadline:

Open until position is filled.

No phone calls or emailed status inquiries accepted.

How to Apply:

All applicants should submit an application including cover letter, resume, and salary requirements by clicking 'Apply Now' at the right hand side of this page.

Please visit for more information about working at IES Abroad.

Equal Opportunity Employment:

IES Abroad is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. We strive to treat people with respect; fully utilizing employee's abilities and promoting workforce diversity.

We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, national origin, citizenship, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation or genetic information or veteran status and/or any other status protected by applicable laws.