Project Code: FUL-ESP-1
|Project Title||Design & Content Creation for an Online Guide Hub for Spanish Fulbrighters|
|Project Summary||Design a WordPress website for the U.S.-Spain Fulbright Commission’s Spanish Program that presents in an attractive, easy to read format, the extensive information we provide to Spanish Fulbrighters before, during and after their U.S. experience.|
|Number of Interns||1|
This project is to create a WordPress website / online guide that will structure, organize and present in an attractive and user friendly format the extensive information available to Spanish Fulbrighters from the moment they are selected until they complete their grant period. New sections will be created from scratch and content must be developed.
The selected intern would be responsible for the creation, design, and maintenance of this new website / online guide, all while keeping in mind user friendliness and experience and website look and feel. He/she would also work with the Spanish Program for material and feedback. Because we are based in Spain, we ask that the intern have at least an upper intermediate level of Spanish so that published information on the website could be mainly in Spanish. Nevertheless, all texts will be edited by native Spaniards for correctness.
We'd love to have someone passionate about digital design and website development, creative and innovative.
|Editing and proofreading|
The Commission for Cultural Exchange between Spain and the United States of America was established in Spain in 1958 pursuant to an executive agreement between the two countries. The 1958 agreement was superseded in 1994, at which time the commission was replaced by the Commission for Educational, Cultural and Scientific Exchange between the United States of America and Spain, the Commission's original objectives were expanded and its independence emphasized. Since 1994, the Commission has been recognized as the Fulbright Commission and administers grants under the same name. The grants carry the name of Senator J. William Fulbright (1905-1995), responsible for the legislation still in effect to this day (Fulbright-Hays Act). One of the purposes of the Act is to enable the Government of the United States to increase mutual understanding between the people of the U.S. and the people of other countries by means of educational and cultural exchange.
The bilateral Commission is co-chaired by a U.S. Foreign Service Officer approved by the Chief of the United States Diplomatic Mission to the Kingdom of Spain, and a Spanish member approved by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation. The Commission administers one of the most important Fulbright Programs worldwide based on budget and grant funding. The Commission receives annually around 230 U.S. grantees and sends around 175 Spaniards to the U.S.
The Commission's core program is financed by both the Spanish and the American Governments, through the U.S. Department of State; and the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation as well as the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities. Other unilateral programs are also financed by different Spanish Ministries, Regional Governments, private companies and U.S. institutions.
The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB), whose members are appointed by the President of the United States, oversees the supervision of the Program and the selection of Program participants. The FFSB sets the Program's limitations and dictates the general norms to be applied throughout the selection process and the administration of Fulbright grants.