Program Fellows plan, develop, and implement diverse areas of virtual programming for the I-House community. Fellows work together as a team and with the Programs Office to create, support and lead virtual events to produce interaction among the community. Program Fellows also help develop and run community programs for the House in conjunction with Office of Programs and Resident Life staff.
Lead the planning, organizing, and managing of all I-House sponsored virtual programs in tandem with the Programs Office staff.
- Coordinates a virtual program which offers I-House residents the opportunity to learn or practice a language or to teach other residents their native language.
- Organizes monthly, informal virtual panel presentations and discussions focused on international and intercultural topics.
Additional virtual events Program Fellows will lead include (but are not limited to): cooking and art classes, Netflix parties, sharing a variety of arts performances (Broadway shows, Metropolitan Opera, ballet, etc.) and virtual Coffee Hours.
The Fellow will assist the Programs and Resident Life Office by cataloging photos and videos from past, present and future events. The Fellow will also work with the office to share photos from events with the Resident population in a timely manner.
Cultural Fellows plan and implement cultural programs that represent the history and culture of all residents, such as Salon Nights and Cultural Hours, which are organized and executed on a monthly or bi-monthly basis.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The general expectation for the Fall Fiesta/All Nations Fellow is that, in collaboration with the Programs & Resident Life, he/she will serve as a member of the Program Fellows team to lead the planning and implementation of resident dance activities and performances that create interaction among resident members from diverse cultures and thereby carry out the Mission of International House.
The Programs Office seeks a Resident who are involved with their communities, who value awareness of community concerns, and who hope to advocate for positive change through ongoing work with community organizations and community leaders. The Fellow will visit different schools and help International House build a relationship within the local neighborhoods. The Resident selected must be comfortable reaching out and speaking to community leaders and Principals in Harlem. 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. Requirement: a bachelor’s degree in education, public relations, public administration, communications, non-profit management, or a related field, from an approved institution.
KEY DATES: Program Fellows are required to participate in the Programs Fellow Training in August and monthly team meetings.
AWARD: No less than $2,500. Disbursements are made pending completion of monthly reports that document accomplishments against contract targets and fellowship responsibilities.