Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Cultural Exchange Programmes
  • Year established:
    1968
  • UK locations:
    London

About The American Institute for Foreign Study


What is it like to work for The American Institute for Foreign Study

My Team
My Team
The company hold divisional meetings and events to agree objectives and strategy. Social events are held on a regular basis and include paintballing, quizzes and team building events linked to psychometric testing, e.g. Myers-Briggs Inventory.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The company has links with Habitat for Humanity, an international charity which builds homes for low-income families throughout the world. Staff teams in London and Boston have helped build flats for local families and our students have undertaken similar projects in South Africa.
My Company
My Company
The company have Customer Service awards for outstanding customer service. There is a Suggestions Scheme - cash awards for suggestions which will increase sales, decrease costs, or generally improve efficiency, working conditions, or other aspects of the company's business and Employee Referral awards for successfully introducing a suitably qualified candidate to the company.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    10% of staff undertake charitable activities during business hours

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary or non-contributory pension scheme

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks' leave on full pay

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Full family cover

Company Statistics

  • Annual Sales:

    £0

  • Staff:

    105

  • UK sites:

    2

  • Earning £35,000+:

    21%

  • Male : Female:

    31% / 69%

  • Male to Female ratio:

    31% / 69%

  • Average Age:

    37

  • Staff Turnover:

    37%

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    Finance, IT

  • Provides work experience?:

    No

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