Program Fellows 2014-2015
Each academic year, a team of  Resident Members are selected for leadership roles as Program Fellows. In collaboration with the Programs Office, these Program Fellows plan, develop and implement diverse areas of programming for the I-House community as described below. They also work together as a team throughout the year to plan the monthly calendar of program events to create interaction among Resident Members and thereby carry out the Mission of International House.
All Nations Celebration is an annual festival that includes an international food fair, film festival and dance performances.
The International House Tutorial Program involves resident volunteers who offer one-on-one tutoring to approximately 35 students from local public schools.


Program Fellow Team 2015-2016

Contact members of this year’s Program Fellows Team to learn how you can get involved in programs of interest to you.

The Program Fellow Team includes the following Fellowships:

If you have any questions, please email fellowships@ihouse-nyc.org for more information.  

Program Fellow Descriptions

Program Fellows plan, develop, and implement diverse areas of programming for the I-House community as described below.  They also work together as a team with Programs Office staff throughout the year to plan programs that create interaction among resident.

SUMMER FELLOWS: (3 Fellowships) Leads the organization and implementation of summer activities (May-August) to welcome new residents and build community including weekly ice cream socials, outings to concerts and cultural events around New York City and weekend trips outside the City.

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GENERAL PROGRAM FELLOWS: Lead the planning, organizing, and managing of all I-House sponsored programs and large-scale events in tandem with the Programs Office staff. Programs include Salon Nights, Film Series, Guest Speakers, Ice Cream Socials, Cultural Programs, Language Exchange, Sunday Supper, Fall Fiesta, Program Fellows must be available for weekly staff meetings in the Programs Office.

 SPORTS & FITNESS FELLOW: Leads the coordination of the sports & fitness programs at I-House including the Fitness Center orientations, recruitment of group activity leaders, and oversees the sports schedule.

 INTERNATIONAL HOUSE TUTORIAL PROGRAM FELLOW: Plans and implements the International House Tutorial Program, recruits residents in I-House as tutors for local elementary school children, and serves as a liaison with elementary school administrators and families.

LANGUAGE EXCHANGE FELLOW: Coordinates a program which offers I-House residents the opportunity to learn or practice a language or to teach other residents their native language in an informal setting at I-House. The Language Exchange Fellow is responsible for recruitment of group leaders and coordination of logistics for each language group. Each year approximately twenty language exchange groups are matched to meet weekly for language practice and instruction.

 NEW YORK CITY PERFORMING ARTS FELLOW: Responsible for planning and leading trips for groups of I-House residents to diverse performing arts venues in NYC including the Metropolitan Opera, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and Broadway.

 ROUNDTABLE FELLOW: Organizes monthly, informal panel presentations and discussions focused on international and intercultural topics. Recent topics have included Living in America, Balancing Work, Relationships and Family and Affirmative Action.

 ORIENTATION FELLOW: Leads the planning and organizing of the Welcome Weeks and Orientation activities at the beginning of each semester, and plans ongoing welcome and orientation activities throughout each semester in conjunction with monthly ice cream socials. Orientation activities include tours of I-House and the surrounding neighborhood, trips to sights around New York City and an Orientation Night Program which introduces resident members to life at I-House.

Updated 2/13/2017