KDSL – Know.Do.Serve.Learn, based in the United Arab Emirates, is looking to provide internships throughout the year. KDSL partners with organizations worldwide to increase student achievement, teacher knowledge, and education leadership through strategic, sustainable, and collaborative partnerships. The internship will be diverse and challenging. Responsibilities will include:
- Research. Primary topics of interest for KDSL are: school development, global learning, innovation, American curriculum, instruction, assessment, professional learning, teacher quality, and standards. KDSL is seeking an intern with experience and interest in the education field who can perform high-quality research and write clearly. Research tasks would include crafting weekly reports using a wide range of sources.
- Writing. KDSL is devoted to sharing and collaborating with K-12 education stakeholders worldwide. This is done via the KDSL Blog, Facebook, Twitter, website, and newsletter. A KDSL intern would have the opportunity to contribute to these various marketing and media sources.
- Leadership. There are many opportunities to learn and expand leadership skills within the organization. KDSL has embarked on organizing conferences and forums focused on the American curriculum in the MENA region.
KDSL seeks a resourceful, intelligent, detail-oriented, hard-working individual who is capable of excelling in an intellectually stimulating work environment. Research experience is desired, strong writing skills a must and Internet experience greatly welcome. The time commitment is 5 hours virtually a week for this internship. Please browse the KDSL weblog at www.kdsl.wordpress.com and the website at www.knowdoservelearn.org for more information about the organization.
Individuals interested in a KDSL internship should send a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to: Hanny Bazaham at firstname.lastname@example.org. This summer internship is from June-August 2016.