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

AIFS – Jr. Accountant
AIFS is in need of a Jr. Accountant. The ideal candidate will display a strong desire to achieve success by performing responsibilities accurately and efficiently, with an eye toward understanding the ‘big picture’ even when working with the details. The candidate must have the ability to switch between tasks seamlessly, while handling rush priorities or multiple requests at the same time. The candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively with personnel of all levels within the Accounting Department and at the business units and must work well in a team setting while applying past lessons learned to new situations as appropriate and always looking to assists others if needed. The Jr. Accountant will repot to the Accounting Manager.

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Summer Institute for the Gifted/NSGT – Program Director
The primary responsibility of the Program Director for the National Society for the Gifted and Talented is to develop and implement successful programs at several Summer Institute for the Gifted residential and day sites. This responsibility includes pre-summer planning, summer oversight and post-summer conclusions. The Program Director position is located in Stamford, CT.

Responsiblities:

  • Responsible for pre-summer planning at assigned venues including site facilities (residential, academic and social) usage and liaising with campus staff
  • Communicate with internal recruitment personnel to ensure highly qualified staff are hired for all programs
  • Interview, hire and place instructors, housemasters, and residential office managers for assigned campuses
  • Supervise 5-7 Directors (Day and/or Residential) who work remotely
  • Participate in two weekend long administrative staff trainings held in May or June  

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Benefits
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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Temporary - Academic Year in America (AYA)
Regional Director Assistant
AYA is seeking 2 Regional Director Assistants. Typically college students or recent grads are appropriate for this role. The RDA’s report to the AYA Placement Manager.

Responsibilities: Assist the AYA Placement Manager and Regional Directors to reach placement goals by

  • Calling leads to become host families
  • Actively managing incoming leads and prospective families for placement
  • Matching students with prospective host families
  • Assisting RDs with calls and emails
  • Calling high schools to gain admission for students
  • Scanning, copying, administrative duties as assigned
  • Using Saleslogix CRM to log in all activity

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Temporary - Au Pair in America
Seasonal Placement Assistant
The placement assistant works as part of the placement team to support and enhance the matching process for families and au pairs through a proactive and systematic approach.

Primary Responsiblities:

  • Contact all au pairs set to interest by families for an update on matching progress.
  • Schedule appointments with au pairs at families request.
  • Follow up with au pairs families are having difficulty reaching.
  • Obtain feedback from au pairs regarding level of interest of families who have contacted them.
  • Alert London or Germany of any key issues regarding au pairs during the selection process. (Quality control issues, poor video content, cancellations etc.)
  • Keep public website current and profile varied.
  • Create special spotlights to highlight au pairs.
  • Hand select specific au pairs for families at coordinator's request.

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Temporary - Camp America
Orientation Staff: Greeter/Driver
For nearly 45 years, Camp America has provided the very best in cultural exchange for campers and camp staff since 1969. We take pride in bringing the best of the world to camps safely, efficiently and with the utmost care. Camp counselors and support staff from all over the world teach a variety of skills at camp and bring with them their own unique cultures.

Camp America seeks Seasonal Orientation Staff to work at a hotel in Fairfield, NJ approximately May 19th – July 1st. Camp America brings over 3,000 international participants to attend an orientation at the hotel. Employees will have the opportunity to meet university students from around the world while gaining valuable work experience. Participants spend a night at our orientation hotel where they will learn even more about our program through an orientation and meet fellow staff before heading off to camp throughout the United States to share their culture with others. This is the perfect seasonal job for those interested in the fields of international relations, foreign studies and languages, hotel management, travel and tourism and more.

Orientation Staff: Greeter/Driver will be responsible for greeting and transporting small groups of participants between the New York City area airports, other transportation centers in New York City, and our orientation hotel. You will also be responsible for helping with hotel check-in and completing general office duties as assigned. A company van will be provided. Must be OK with early morning and late night shifts, schedules vary. Please note: Drivers must have a valid driver’s license (no special license required) and a clean driving record; 21+ preferred. You will need to report to our Fairfield, NJ hotel each day.

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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.

For other questions and concerns, please contact aifsrecruit@aifs.com.

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 jobs@aifs.co.uk.

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 www.acis.com/why/join.

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.