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Open Position for Fall 2022

 Are you…?

  • Looking for an exciting, short-term volunteer opportunity that makes a big difference?
  • Someone who believes in empowering young women with the skills needed to excel in STEM and who loves global cultures?
  • Ready to join a close-knit team that inspires and connects individuals, organizations, and businesses to make a real difference in the lives of teens and young professionals worldwide?

Then, you should apply for a TechGirls position! The following position(s) with TechGirls are primarily remote with possibility for in-person engagement for those in the Washington, D.C. area. See below for more details.

TechGirls connects and supports the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics by providing them access and opportunities to advance their skills and pursue their dreams. TechGirls is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is administered by Legacy International in partnership with Virginia Tech, Center for Enhancement of Engineering Diversity.

  • Since 2012, TechGirls has trained and mentored 343 teenage girls (ages 15-17) from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, Tunisia, and Yemen.
  • In 2019, the program expanded to include young women from Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan).
  • In 2022, the program expanded to support approximately 111 young women from 35 countries/territories and 25 U.S. peers in a dynamic four week U.S.-based experience with an 8-month mentoring program. (This includes pre- and post-exchange activities and mentoring.)

International Exchange Internship

We are looking for an energetic, passionate and organized person with the ability to juggle competing priorities. The International Exchange Intern will support the TechGirls 2022 monitoring and evaluation process; as well as curriculum development for TechGirls post-program follow on projects, in addition to other exciting responsibilities.

This application for this position is still open.

Social Media International Exchange Internship

The Social Media Intern will begin promoting the 2023 TechGirls program. This may include creating visual and written content for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using design tools such as Canva, developing and updating communication materials for alumnae, outreach materials for prospects and U.S. Embassies, communications with prospects and partners. They will also help contribute to a number of other program priorities.

This application for this position is still open.

Application Review Panelists

The TechGirls team seeks short-term volunteers to join our application review panel helping select the brightest and best candidates for the 2023 summer U.S.-based program.

This application for this position closes October 24.

Legacy International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks qualified applicants to represent diverse geographical, ethnic, religious, and economic backgrounds. Our goal is to select the most qualified staff. The competitive standards are set by each group of applicants. Our policy is to ensure that no employee or applicant for employment is denied equal opportunity because of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other non-merit-based factor.

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