INTERNSHIP OVERVIEW

Elevate Global is a for-profit organization that works to promote business and English education in Asuncion, Paraguay. Elevate’s unique courses were created to help individuals gain core skills they can use to grow their business, expand their opportunities and discover a new level of prosperity for themselves and their families.


DESCRIPTION

  1. Elevate English Teaching
    1. Teaching 3.5-6.5 hours of Elevate English Daily 
    2. Be Energetic, friendly, fun, and professional
    3. Inspire and motivate students to dream big and achieve their goals
  2. Content Creation
    1. English Content: Create tools and write English course content to be used int he classroom
    2. Business Content: Create tools and design materials for students and teachers to use in their classroom (books, classroom tools, animations, movies, documentaries, etc.)
  3. Movement Marketing
    1. Bring the Elevate movement to life -BEING the movement
    2. Visit and inspire students at Paraguayan universities
    3. Be in the streets and in people's businesses spreading the movement
    4. Contribute to other marketing events/efforts.
  4. Other potential Duties
    1. Adobe Creative Suite design work
    2. "Elevanteando"; visiting, interviewing, and "Elevating" small businesses
    3. Interviewing business owners and writing case studies about their progress
    4. Wherever your passions and unique skills coincide with Elevate's missio

LANGUAGES

There is no language requirement. All levels of Spanish proficiency are accepted. 


ACCOmMODATIONS

Housing, food, Internet, and work-related travel will be covered by Elevate Global.

 


COST

Costs include:

Academic Fee - $300

Tuition

Airfare

Other living expenses


FUNDING

International interns are eligible to apply for the Hinckley Global Scholarship offered through the Hinckley Institute. Information can be found here. The Hinckley Institute also offers a low-interest loan program found here. In addition to funding through the Hinckley Institute, scholarships are available through the Center for Learning Abroad.


DATES

Internship dates may vary depending upon location but are based around the academic calendar:

  • Fall Semester: September-December
  • Spring Semester: January-April
  • Summer Semester: May-August

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

Students are required to register for a minimum of 3 HNKLY credit hours and a maximum of 12. International interns are required to submit 4 reflections and 10 weekly updates throughout the semester, as well as write a final policy paper, which is due 4 weeks after the end of the semester.


ORIENTATION

Students are required to attend a pre-departure orientation, which provides cultural and safety training and explanation of academic requirements. Students also meet with the program manager upon returning from the internship.


APPLICATION PROCESS

Please submit the Hinckley online application before the deadline and then Global Internship Manager Courtney McBeth will contact you to set up an interview. During the interview you will receive more information on program specifics.