Careers with AIFS

Careers With AIFS

AIFS offers full-time postions at our corporate headquarters, seasonal/temp positions, community opportunities, as well as positions in other AIFS offices. View our available postitions below.

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Current Positions

AIFS Stamford Office

Regular Full-Time Opportunities in the AIFS Stamford Office

AIFS – Graphic Designer - Web, U/X and Print
AIFS is looking for a Graphic Designer. This position will be responsible for creating, updating & troubleshooting websites and email templates. Projects may include designing for print materials as needed including catalogs, brochures, T-shirts, direct mail pieces as well as sending e-mail blasts.

The ideal candidate will be a team player with strong personal initiative who is able to handle multiple project simultaneously. He/She must have a strong attention to detail, excellent design and production skills, proficiency in Adobe products (InDesign, Dreamweaver, Photoshop and Illustrator), able to write clean HTML and CSS and be interested and informed on new and emerging web technologies and design practices.

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Academic Year in America – Field Staff and Marketing Coordinator
The AIFS Foundationís Academic Year in America (AYA) program is one of the most respected high school exchange programs in the U.S. for over 30 years. AYA, a non-profit Foundation, has brought approximately 1,000 international high school students to the U.S. each year to live with an American host family and study at a local high school.

AYA has community representatives, Local Coordinators, throughout the US that assist the program with family recruitment and student management. The Field Staff and Marketing Coordinator will actively recruit, identify and screen new Local Coordinators; coordinate the on-boarding and training process; liaise with AIFS marketing team to manage print and electronic marketing material for the field staff and AYA; manage field staff benefits packages including contracts, incentives and bonus points; manage host family and high school recognition programs.

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Academic Year in America – Placement Manager
AYA, a not-for-profit high school exchange program, is seeking a creative and enthusiastic leader for the Placement Team. The Placement Manager is responsible for creating and executing an annual placement strategy to ensure timely placement of all students. This includes developing and coordinating marketing efforts including print, web and social media in addition to leading and motivating the internal and external placement teams to reach goals. The placement manager will be responsible for research and analytics including analysis of current market conditions, customer research and historical data in order to inform the placement strategy and give the program a competitive edge. Creativity and positive energy a must.

All the items below are what we are looking for in a candidate:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Marketing experience – print, web, social media
  • Communications background
  • Experience in study abroad/an understanding of our mission

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Camp America – Account Representative

Camp America is a division of the American Institute For Foreign Study, Inc., one of the largest and well-respected cultural exchange and educational travel companies in existence. As a leader in the camping industry, Camp America is seeking an Account Representative.

Are you personable and outgoing, and can easily form and keep good business relationships? Do you have sincere interest in the exciting field of global cultural exchange? Are you organized, pro-active and innovative? Perhaps you have a background in summer camp as a counselor or program staff. You can make a difference in the world by creating life-changing summer camp experiences for students from a variety of countries. Make solid relationships with summer camps, make quality matches, and provide quality support for our international applicants and camp professionals. At the same time build your career skills in business, sales, marketing, matching, finance, human resources, problem solving and counseling. No other job will give you the breadth of experience that this opportunity offers.

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Cultural Insurance Services International (CISI) – Account Executive

CISI is a leading provider of insurance coverage and travel assistance to more than 150,000 participants of cultural exchange programs annually. Our office has access to both the domestic and international insurance markets and has more than thirty years of experience providing international travelers with world-class insurance plans.

CISI is expanding our sales force. We are looking for an individual to generate new sales in the cultural exchange and educational travel markets. Candidate will be responsible for presenting proposals, responding to RFPs, and servicing existing accounts. This individual would work with our Underwriter and insurers to provide the best possible rates and policies to new and existing customers, as well as generate and present proposals, review claims losses and provide suggestions on potential changes to reduce losses, and continually keep a pulse on competitive markets.

The right candidate for this position will have strong verbal and written communication skills, sales database knowledge, knowledge of Insurance extremely helpful but not necessary if candidate has international college market and/or college sales background. Must be willing to travel regularly in designated territory. Will require some travel beyond territory as well. Accident and Health Insurance Producerís License a PLUS!! Candidate should be highly motivated towards building a new book of business.

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AIFS has a very competitive benefit package including deduct-a-ride, tuition reimbursement, travel credits, discounts on programs for family members, and fitness reimbursement. Opportunities for international travel.

Seasonal / Temporary Opportunities

Temporary - American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS)
Seasonal Positions in the AIFS Stamford Office
The American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS) facilitates international exchange and educational programs throughout the world. Some of our programs include Camp America, College Study Abroad, Academic Year in America, AuPair in America and Summer Institute for the Gifted.

We are looking for individuals to assist us in the AIFS Stamford office during our high season in administrative, customer service and sales roles. Candidates applying for our seasonal positions will need to have strong attention to detail and excellent customer service skills. Previous administrative experience is a plus. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs is a must. These positions will be required to work overtime and on weekends throughout the summer.

AIFS was nominated the the 4th best company to work for in Connecticut and offers flexibility, a casual work environment, and room for growth.
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Opportunities in Your Community

Would you like to "bring the world together"? Do you have a passion for international exchange? AIFS has excellent opportunities for individuals to bring cultural exchange to their community, work from home and earn extra money. Our Au Pair and Academic Year in America programs are looking for local representatives throughout the US to work with our host families and participants. Please click the following links for further information.

To view opportunities and to apply, visit Au Pair in America Community Counselors and Academic Year in America Local Coordinators.

We are also hiring Community Relations Representatives nationwide for Au Pair in America. To learn more about this position, click here.

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Additional Employment Opportunities

AIFS London Office
Please note: non-EU citizens applying for positions based in the UK must have a valid work permit. To apply for a position with our UK Office, please send a resume and covering letter with salary requirements to

You may also mail hard copies to the following address:
The HR Manager, AIFS (UK) Ltd.
37 Queen's Gate
London SW7 5HR

ACIS Boston Headquarters and Regional Office
To learn more about careers at the Boston Regional Office visit

Applications for a posted position will be considered current from three months from the date AIFS receives them or the date the position is filled, whichever is earlier. Only current applicants will be considered for a position. If you would like to be considered after that three month period has passed, you must reapply.

Fax or mail your resume to the respective AIFS division if you are interested in a published position. If you are being considered for a position, you will need to complete an AIFS application for employment and return it to the hiring department. A representative of AIFS will contact you if this needs to be done.

Unfortunately, we are not able to respond to all applicants individually. Only applicants invited to interview will be contacted.

AIFS is an equal opportunity employer.