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.

Current Positions

AIFS Stamford Office

Regular Full-Time Opportunities in the AIFS Stamford Office

Human Resources Asst - Temp to Perm
Looking for the last puzzle piece to complete our team. Do you enjoy setting up meetings and social events, being the first point of contact for the team and helping others? Do you want to learn best practices in HR and work in a close knit team where you can grow as a person and an HR professional? Are you good at juggling tasks, prioritizing, and organizing? Are you a good communicator (no...really)? Can you take the initiative on a project and try to figure things out on your own but ask questions when you need to? If so, this may be the job for you!

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AYA Field Development and Operations Coordinator
Academic Year in America (AYA), a non-profit student exchange organization and program of the AIFS Foundation, is looking for the right individual to join their close-knit team. This position involves:

  • Working to recruit new field staff across the U.S., screening, interviewing and vetting candidates to ensure they comply with all program and federal regulations
  • Ensuring compliance by reviewing background checks, tracking and management of reports and working closely with the program compliance team

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AYA Student Support Coordinator for International Youth Exchange
Academic Year in America (AYA), a non-profit student exchange organization and program of the AIFS Foundation, is looking for a candidate with a Bachelor’s Degree with 1 to 5 years work experience. This position is responsible for providing exceptional support and supervision to our high school exchange program participants and field representatives through excellent customer service and conflict resolution management. Candidate should be comfortable with phone and email communication and maintain professionalism and enthusiasm. The Regional Coordinator will also work with two prestigious U.S. Department of State grant programs to identify host families for students and to provide support throughout the program. Candidate must have the ability to manage goals simultaneously with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Must be a highly resourceful team-player with the ability to also be effective independently to meet deadlines. Interest and/or experience with study abroad or cultural exchange is preferred. Candidates must be willing and able to work evenings as needed/scheduled.

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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, please see below and visit Au Pair in America Community Counselors and Academic Year in America Local Coordinators.

Au Pair in America – Community Counselor
We are looking for a passionate and community-minded individual interested in fostering inter-cultural exchange. This position requires a self-motivated individual to serve as a local representative in the community for Au Pair in America, the oldest and most respected au pair program in the USA. As a Community Counselor with APIA, you will discuss the program with potential host parents, schedule and conduct in-home interviews, explain program regulations, evaluate suitability of host families, assist host families in evaluating and selecting au pairs, and prepare them for the arrival of their au pair. You will facilitate the host family/au pair relationship and continue to educate and regularly communicate with all participants to ensure that program regulations are followed. In order to support adjustment, you will schedule and implement monthly meetings for au pairs to socialize and explore local cultural facilities. You will schedule smaller meetings as needed in order to problem solve and encourage adherence to program regulations.

As a Community Counselor with APIA, you must be able to work independently and effectively within your local area. You must have exceptional networking, intercultural communication, and writing skills. Enthusiasm, flexibility, and innovation are necessary in your approach to problem solving. You must have a high energy level, a real passion for cultural exchange and in-depth knowledge of your community in order to advise participants of available resources. Additional requirements for the position include:

Specific Job Duties Include::

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in communications, intercultural exchange, education, social work, family counseling and/or working with young adults preferred
  • Reliable transportation
  • Excellent organizational skills and computer abilities
  • Ability to provide interim room and board for au pairs in case of emergencies
  • Previous international study, work and/or cultural immersion experience preferred
  • Community volunteering and networking experience a plus

Au Pair in America Community: Counselor – Inland Empire/Chino Hills, CA

Au Pair in America Community: Counselor – Savannah, GA

Au Pair in America Community: Counselor – Chicago/Hyde Park, IL

Au Pair in America Community: Counselor – Silver Spring/Kensington, MD

Au Pair in America Community: Counselor – Saint Louis, MO

Au Pair in America Community: Counselor – Katonah/Armonk, NY

Au Pair in America Community: Counselor – Queens, NY

Au Pair in America Community: Counselor – Fort Worth, TX

Au Pair in America Community: Counselor – Alexandria, VA

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

For other questions and concerns, please contact

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.