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International Programs Graduate Assistant (FWS)

Date: Sep 13, 2021

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20016

Company: American University


The SIS International Programs FWS Graduate Assistant will assist the SIS Office of International Programs

Essential Functions

  3. Marketing SIS's summer, semester, and dual-degree study abroad program
  4. Researching (new programs, partners, internships, trends in international education, etc.)
  5. Maintaining program website information and social media outreach
  6. Support the analysis of data, surveys and evaluations to achieve office goals
  7. Assisting with day-to-day office duties
  8. Special projects as assigned 

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and enrollment in a Masters program at American University
  • Candidates must be reliable, detail-oriented, and flexible, and have the ability to both multi-task and work independently on assigned projects
  • Ideal candidates will possess excellent communication skills and someone who is a self-starter that is willing to take initiative.    

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Knowledge of/interest in international education and study abroad is highly desired
  • Office or administrative experience with experience specifically in website content management and marketing/ promotional efforts
  • General proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, MailChimp and use of Google platforms
  • Experience with social media including Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • The SIS Office of International Programs is made up of a small team of professionals in the study abroad and international education field.  The team establishes international partnerships and programs around the world and works with both domestic students going abroad and international students coming to SIS.  The Office’s program and partnership activities take place across the globe. Sample locations include: Japan, Korea, France, Switzerland, Jordan, Peru, and Costa Rica.
  • Please apply directly through the AU Human Resources job posting online only. For more information about the position, please email No application materials should be sent directly to our office.
  • Is this position restricted to students with a Federal Work Study Award

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC