Participant Recruiter, Secondary School Programs

American Councils for International Education

About the organization

The world’s most successful institutions and determined nations work with American Councils for International Education through cultural exchange, language training, and professional development.

Since 1974, our educational portfolio has grown to include 148 countries important to national security, prosperity, and peace. Our programs are backed by thorough research to ensure their quality and integrity. Our participants represent a spectrum of learners, from high school through the postdoctoral and professional level.

To date, we have built a community of more than 100,000 alumni, including national leaders, ministers, members of parliament, ambassadors, and CEOs.


• Attend an online training conference in August and an overseas in-person conference in early October;
• Coordinate recruitment activities to ensure the timely and proper conduct of the competition;
• Review and evaluate application materials within set time limits;
• Conduct interviews with semi-finalist candidates;
• Complete all document and material processing;
• Conduct publicity outreach in cooperation with the local office;
• Conduct testing in-person or proctor online testing;
• Organize and participate in meetings with candidates and their parents;
• Complete all reporting on finances and recruitment activities;
• Complete other duties as assigned.


• Program administration experience;
• High proficiency (fluency preferred) in language(s) spoken in one or more of the countries below required;
• Experience traveling extensively under difficult conditions;
• Experience with multitasking in a time intensive environment;
• Experience studying in a U.S high school environment required;
• BA in relevant field (e.g. appropriate area language, or area studies, education, etc.) required.

Application instructions

In 2024 it is anticipated that participant recruiters will travel throughout the region and work in more than one country from the list below. However, the U.S. Department of State and American Councils will continue to closely review conditions and travel warnings to determine whether travel overseas and to specific countries is appropriate. If travel to assigned countries is not possible participant recruiters will be assigned to another country or remote work which does not require travel to the region.

Possible countries include: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Senegal, Serbia, Slovakia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

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