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Join the 2018-2019 yPIE Board

Membership in yPIE offers many professional opportunities: networking with peers, speaker series featuring experts from the field, and guest blogging to share your expertise with the world. But once per year, yPIE opens applications to join our Board of Directors to take charge of your professional development.

Joining the yPIE Board is an opportunity for young professionals in the DC metro area to expand their leadership skills, to guide the strategic development of the organization, and to develop deep relationships with their peers in international education. I chose to apply for a position on the Board because I did not see my work represented by the programming offered. By joining the Board, I was able to help the organization be more inclusive of the wide variety present in the international education field. I encourage everyone who is inspired by the potential of the organization to submit their application.

Regardless of the stage you are in your career, you can make a difference in shaping the future of yPIE. We are looking for young professionals who are passionate about international education, are enthusiastic about giving back to their community, and are full of creative ideas to shape the professional development of their peers.

Committee Vacancies

We are currently recruiting board members to be appointed for a one-year term from August 2018 until July 2019. Vacancies are available on the following committees:

  • Communications Committee: We are looking for individuals who are excellent writers and editors and have experience managing social media and websites.
  • Membership & Development Committee: We are looking for individuals who enjoy dialogue and deep listening, are comfortable with technology use, and analytical thinkers with capacity for data synthesis and management.

How to Apply

  1. Review the committee descriptions.
  2. Complete the Board Member Application and submit your resume (Word or PDF format).

Completed applications are due by 11:59 PM EDT on Friday, June 17, 2018.

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