Student Intern

French-American Chamber of Commerce

Job id:
330022123
Published:
5-10-2019
Expires:
6-9-2019
Job type:
Full-time
American work-authorized
Job sector:
Other
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Job id:
330022123
Published:
5-10-2019
Job type:
Full-time
American work-authorized
Expires:
6-9-2019
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*This position is not available to J-1 visa seekers*

Student Internship Description:

French-American Chamber of Commerce

International Career Development Programs (ICDP) Intern

About the French-American Chamber of Commerce

The French-American Chamber of Commerce (FACC) is the country's premier organization for French-American business, providing members access to educational corporate events, high-level speakers, and exceptional networking opportunities. 

 

The FACC is designated by the U.S. Department of State to administer the J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program to promote mutual understanding between the people of the United States and other countries. The FACC sponsors foreign interns and trainees to come to the U.S. on the J-1 visa for paid practical training, and has a reciprocal outbound program for Americans to participate in training programs in France.

 

Internship Duties

 

Cultural Exchange Program Operations

 

The candidate will assist with daily operations related to program management. This person will be involved in every aspect of the FACCs ICDP Exchange Visitor Programs including answering general inquiries by phone and by email; conducting pre-departure orientation phone interviews with J-1 participants; reading, organizing and interpreting documents in French and English; maintaining our internal filing system; handling express mail shipments; assisting with program evaluation follow-up; organizing local American cultural events; developing content for our Social Media platforms; sending mass communications to our J-1 network; updating orientation documents for both our inbound and outbound programs; testing of our J-1 Automation Tool; and assisting with program expansion implementation.   

 

Client & Member Relations

 

The candidate will interface with FACC members, trainees and interns, non-members, HR representatives and other ICDP constituents on a daily basis in written, spoken and electronic communication in both English and French. The candidate should have a strong sense of customer service, urgency when dealing with client and member needs, professionalism and strong written and spoken French and English.

 

Requirements

 

  • Proficiency (speaking, reading and writing) in English and French*

  • Strong interest in French culture, education and business

  • Career goals in international exchange or educational programs, international business, or non-profit organizations

  • Strong computer skills including Excel, Outlook, and Word

  • Superior attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Available to intern 35 hours per week

 

This position is an exceptional opportunity for a current student to gain exposure to French-American business relations and exchange programs.  Please send your cover letter and resume to Maria Pogroszewska at mpogroszewska@faccnyc.org.

 

*Although French proficiency is highly preferred, we will consider candidates who do not speak French for this internship.


*This position is not available to J-1 visa seekers*

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