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Educational Programs Coordinator Intern

Education | San Francisco, CA | Internship and Volunteer

Job Description

Educational Programs Coordinator Internship

Commitment: 10-20 hours per week (depending on duration of internship)

Duration: 3-6 months (shorter duration for summer available)

Compensation: Unpaid/Credits Available

Location: San Francisco


The Global Lives Project is looking for a motivated, detail-oriented intern with excellent communication and organizational skills to help the project build a newly developed educational program. This internship is a unique opportunity to be involved in the development of a new cross-cultural educational program from the ground up. This position calls for an energetic and innovative thinker with excellent research, project management, lesson planning, curriculum development, people and writing skills.



Provide backbone support for the pilot education program, such as:

  • Provide excellent, timely communication with our collaborators

  • Coordinate in-person and virtual meetings with collaborators

  • Track overall work plan

  • Conduct research on educational plan and outcomes

  • Participate in the development of innovative curricula for a full range of ages and grades (K-12) in both public schools focused on state/national standards-based instruction and private schools with more open curricula, as well as afterschool programs

  • Document and organize all curricula developed and make it accessible via Global Lives' website


Desired Experience and Qualifications

  • Detailed oriented with excellent verbal/written communication skills and exceptional people skills

  • Proven experience in an educational setting as an instructor/teacher, in either a public or private school, as well as after school instruction

  • Significant experience working with educators is a plus

  • Undergraduate or graduate student with passion for curriculum development, education, lesson planning, writing, and editing

  • Self-directed and eager to participate in a new venture

  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple projects concurrently

  • Ability to commit 15 hours a week and make occasional classroom visits and evening meetings


To Apply

Upload your cover letter and resume through Jobscore. In your cover letter tell us why you are passionate about working for the Global Lives Project, why you are interested in this specific intern position, what time period you are applying for (summer, fall, spring), and whether you plan to work in our San Francisco office or remotely. Applications without cover letters will not be reviewed.