Job: Program Officer American Councils for Int'l Education

Program Officer, National Security Language Initiative for Youth
American Councils for International Education
Washington, D.C.
Based in Washington, DC, the Program Officer will assist in the administration and daily operation of the National Security Language Initiative for Youth. The NSLI-Y Program is a critical component of a multi-agency initiative to increase U.S. citizens’ capacity to engage foreign governments and peoples through the critical languages of Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Bahasa Indonesia Hindi, Korean, Persian (Tajiki), Russian, and Turkish. NSLI for Youth provides merit-based scholarships to U.S. high school students for language immersion programs. The program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and American Councils leads its administration in cooperation with AFS-USA, iEARN-USA, and other partner organizations. NSLI-Y provides merit-based scholarships for eligible U.S. high schools students to learn less commonly taught languages in summer and academic-year overseas immersion programs. Follow the link above for application.