Partnerships Intern (For Alumni / Summer)

The Partnerships Intern will report to the VP, Strategic Partnerships and will support and grow our 12 new college/university partnerships, as well as help cultivate new ones. The Partnerships Intern will also examine the pilot year of our two new public school district partnerships to surface key learnings. The internship will also include several projects to advance Global Citizen Year’s monitoring and evaluation strategy, giving you exposure to our various survey and assessment tools. This is a great opportunity for an alum who is excited about building the gap year movement!


Higher Education Partnerships

Admissions Partnerships

  • Help develop co-branded marketing materials for our active partners

  • Manage and track outreach to Global Citizen Year alumni who want to promote admissions partnerships on their college campuses

  • Research which colleges and universities we should target next, cross-reference with Global Citizen Year alumni and donors

Academic Credit Partnerships

  • Research various models - including traditional and emerging - for securing college credit for the Global Citizen Year Fellowship

  • Organize process to fully analyze pros and cons of various pathways to credit

School District Partnerships

Learnings from 2018-2019

  • Interview staff to learn what worked and what didn’t in the roll-out of our new partnerships with Chicago Public Schools and D.C. Public Schools

  • Document learning and create work plan and calendar for 2019-2020 recruitment and selection process

Monitoring and Evaluation

Fellowship Impact Survey

  • Develop presentation for global staff to summarize findings from the Pre and Post Fellowship Learning Outcomes survey for Class of 2019 Fellows

  • Compare approach & design of our Learning Outcomes survey to that of other leading organizations. Summarize pros and cons of alternative assessment tools that we could use instead of or in addition to the current survey.

  • Make any necessary revisions to the baseline learning outcomes survey so that it is ready to be administered to the Class of 2020 Fellows in early August

Mindset & Qualifications

Effective communicator with strong people skills

You’re an exceptional communicator who presents information (written and verbal) with clarity and attention to detail. You are proactive in updating colleagues on the status of your work and any changes to timelines.

Positive and professional attitude

You practice curiosity before judgment and give your colleagues the benefit of the doubt. You are collaborative and willing to pitch in on a variety of tasks. You consistently demonstrate good judgment AND a sense of humor.


You focus on clarifying goals at the outset, making a clear work plan, and achieving the desired results in a timely and responsive way.

Flexible and resourceful

You’re comfortable with ambiguity and are able to hold yourself accountable. You’re able to shift priorities, troubleshoot, and problem-solve independently when needed.

Growth mindset

You are eager to learn, experiment and expand your skill sets in new areas.

Position Details


  • Compensation: A stipend of $2000/month for the duration of the internship (dates below)

  • Time Commitment: 40 hours/week

  • Location: Oakland Office – 1625 Clay St. Suite 400 Oakland CA

  • Time Frame: June 1st – Aug 24th (flexible for alums on quarter scheduling or who have earlier college move-in requirements).

  • Deadline: Applications reviewed as they arrive. Preference given to those who submit by March 1st.

Global Citizen Year is an equal opportunity employer, and we strive for our team to reflect the diverse community we serve. Applicants who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

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