The United States Summer Internship 2019 By Global Leadership Forum is now open for applications. The GLF Media internship is part of United World Colleges United States of America – UWC-USA short course. Global Leadership Forum that will provide current or rising media professionals with the unique opportunity to tell the stories of young international youth in a dramatic and beautiful landscape while tackling meaningful problems.


The selected media interns will work in collaboration with the GLF Director to document the stories and events of the 2019 GLF summer program. The qualified candidate of internship in USA is able to internalize and model the UWC mission and core values, participate in a positive and inclusive environment and maintain professional boundaries between participants and staff. Media Interns will develop a library of digital and marketing materials for the program and website, as well as assist GLF participants with their community project action plans.

UWC (United World Colleges) is a global education movement that makes education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future. UWC fosters a lifelong commitment to social responsibility and, to date, it has inspired a worldwide network of more than 60,000 alumni, who believe it is possible to take action and make a difference locally, nationally and internationally.


 To achieve this, UWC schools and colleges all over the world deliver a challenging and transformational educational experience to a deliberately diverse group of young people, inspiring them to become agents of positive change in line with UWC’s core values:

  • International and intercultural understanding
  • Celebration of difference
  • Personal responsibility and integrity
  • Mutual responsibility and respect
  • Compassion and service
  • Respect for the environment
  • A sense of idealism
  • Personal challenge
  • Action and personal example

The United States Summer Internship 2019 Details:

Host Country:

  • United States

Host Organization:


Internship Dates:

  • Staff Training June 19 – June 29
  • GLF Program June 30 – July 20

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Financial Support:

  • $500
  • Lodging and Meals
  • Transportation during GLF program
  • Temporary Health Insurance (for non-US residents only)

Job Responsibilities:


  • Engage with the participants throughout the workshops and activities on campus, off campus, and in the wilderness
  • Create materials that will contribute to the website redesign plan
  • Create a Certificate of Completion for participants
  • Participate in 2-3 hikes and 3 days / 2 nights of camping
  • Current or graduating High School student

Video & Photography

  • Take high-quality photographs and videos of staff and participants during staff training and the summer program
  • Take high-quality photographs and video of all programming components and activities during the summer program
  • Develop a weekly one-minute recap of the camp and participants
  • Create materials for outreach, promotion, and marketing using Facebook,
  • Instagram, and other social media venues (e.g. SnapChat and Blogs)
  • Lead and assist GLF participants in the creation of any digital media projects
  • Compile and organize all participant and staff created photography and video to be useful and distributed for the 2018 cohort

Social Media

  • Manage GLF Facebook account during GLF Staff training and summer program
  • Post updates, news, pictures, and videos highlighting the program and staff training on the GLF Facebook page
  • Create innovative social media quick-clips, showcasing the dynamic beauty of New Mexico and the diverse student cohort


  • Research online activity of exemplar camps and summer programs
  • Report to the Director on social media best practices for exemplary camps and
    summer programs
  • Create a social media marketing and communications template plan for 2019 summer programming

Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility criteria for short term internship in the USA is given by:

  • Open to All
  • Ability to work well in a team 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Mature, flexible, adaptable, dependable, and respectful within a diverse community 
  • Bilingual in English and one other language 

How to Apply for the United States Summer Internship 2019 By Global Leadership Forum?

Submit the following to Jason Brewer, GLF Director at by May 3, 2019, at 5 PM MST:

  1. A letter of intent explaining your interest in being the GLF Media Intern (250 – 500 words)
  2. A reel or a collection of links to your media work. Both video and still shots, if possible
  3. Two references listed. Please include their full name, title, relationship to you, email address and phone number

Application Deadline:

  • The last to apply to Global Leadership Forum GLF Summer Internship 2019 in the United States is May 3, 2019