Staff & Professional Positions

There are no positions currently available.

For a comprehensive listing of all career opportunities at UNC, please visit the University’s jobs portal.

Internship Opportunities

Get valuable professional experience relevant to communications, global education, and program management with the Center for Global Initiatives, a vibrant National Resource Center in global education. Get to know a small, upbeat team of creative staff at who award funding for international travel and run a variety of globally-themed initiatives spanning from the Carolina Global Photo Contest to the GO! Global Orientation on Culture and Ethics. This is an excellent fit for those interested in global studies, higher education or internationally-focused careers.

Internship Opportunities

  • Public speaking skills.
  • A welcoming & enthusiastic demeanor.
  • Comfort discussing diversity and encouraging students of all backgrounds to seek opportunities they may assume are not within their reach.
  • Experience living, studying or working abroad is a plus!
  • And/ Or if you consider yourself to not be a “typical” international traveler or study abroad student in some way, that is also a plus! Here is how we are thinking about diversity, broadly defined, as well as a more comprehensive definition of global opportunities.
How to Apply

Please email your resume and a cover letter to Emily Connelly at emily.connelly@unc.edu answering:

  • Why do you care about your Carolina peers having global opportunities (studying abroad, learning foreign languages, and doing service or research abroad)?
  • What do you bring to the internship in terms of your skills, experiences and who you are as a person?
Schedule & Details
  • This internship is an unpaid opportunity for work experience only.
  • Unfortunately, parking is not available on site. Applicants should be able to easily walk or move between the FedEx Global Education Center and the Student Union and transport additional outreach materials if needed, up to 20 lbs in a rolling luggage cart.

 


 

Regardless of whether you are selected for an internship, we strongly encourage you to come to us as you seek global opportunities for yourself!

These positions are offered as an unpaid internship for professional experience or an S3 level work-study position (if you have a confirmed award). Past interns have also pursued earning credit in relevant media and journalism courses with these internships as their work placements.