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    Unique Company—Great Programs, Wonderful People

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    I have been working at American Institute for Foreign Study full-time


    The programs are life-changing and many people in the company live and breathe cultural exchange. It is full of passionate people who love their work. The company is very pro-employee and provides great work-life balance.


    Personally, I see no "cons." In many positions people wear multiple hats. For some people who are looking for a cut and dry job, this may be a con.

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    Regional Director Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
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    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at American Institute for Foreign Study (Stamford, CT) in February 2015.


    It went very quick! Hiring manager and human resources were extremely communicative throughout the process, and answered questions I had about benefits, compensation, etc. right away once I'd received an offer. The interview itself was pleasant too. It was set up as more of a conversation with the hiring managers and the current regional directors than a formal interview, which always helps with the nerves!

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American Institute for Foreign Study Awards & Accolades

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Healthy Workplace Award - Silver , The Business Council of Fairfield County, 2015
Top Places to Work , Workplace Dynamics, 2011
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Headquarters Stamford, CT
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1964
Type Company - Private
Industry Education
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable
Competitors Unknown

With offices in 15 countries, the American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS) organizes cultural exchange programs around the globe for more than 50,000 students each year. Founded in 1964, the for-profit organization works with 500 colleges and universities in the US. Its Au Pair in America program has placed more than 60,000 au pairs since it was founded in 1986. AIFS also ... More

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