Global Ambassador Program: Commitment and Responsibility

Responsibilities include:

  • Leadership of the Buddy Program
    • Organizing and planning Buddy Program events
    • Regularly attending events and communicating with assigned buddy group
    • Marketing the benefits of the Buddy Program during orientation and other campus fairs
  • Serving as an International Orientation leader for the fall and spring International Orientations
    • Assisting with preparation of orientation materials
    • Assisting with International Wildcat Airport Pick-Up
    • Answering new student questions
    • Assisting with session set-up and flow
    • Helping new students navigate around campus
    • Study Abroad outreach activities

      • Lead classroom presentations on the value of study abroad
      • Write blog posts about personal travel experience
      • Lead cultural coffee chats for study abroad alumni and prospective students
    • Participating in ISS and Study Abroad events
      • These may include: International Student Talent Show, International Education Week events, Study Abroad Fair, Study Abroad Photo Contest, etc.
      • Other projects as assigned 
    • Attending bi-weekly staff meetings and trainings (~8 total/semester)
    • Completing required readings, reflections, and final project

    Required time commitment:

    • Must be able to commit for full academic year (May 2018-May 2019)
    • Must be able to attend bi-weekly staff meetings on Fridays from 7:30AM - 9AM
    • Must be available for the following training and orientation days:
      • May 11, 2018 (First Training Day)
      • August 2 - 6, 2018 (Orientation Training)
      • August 7 - 17, 2018 (Orientation Commitment)
      • December 6, 2018 (Reading Day - Training)
      • January 1-8, 2019 (Orientation Commitment)

    Note: Due to the schedule above, applicants CANNOT be enrolled for in-person courses during Summer Session 2 or Winter Session.