Global Ambassador Program: Commitment and Responsibility

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the Buddy Program
    • Organizing and planning Buddy Program events
    • Managing your assigned buddy group (10-20 international and domestic students)
    • Promoting the Buddy Program and events
  • Leading a small group of students through spring, fall, and summer international orientation
    • Assisting with preparation of orientation materials
    • Assisting with International Wildcat Airport Pick-Up
    • Answering new student questions
    • Helping new students navigate campus
  • Study Abroad Outreach
    • Leading classroom presentations on UA's study abroad programs
    • Writing blog posts about personal travel experiences
    • Promoting study abroad programs at UA events
  • Participating in UA Global 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 projects

Required time commitment:

  • Must be able to commit for full academic year (May 2019-May 2020)
  • Must be able to attend bi-weekly staff meetings on Fridays from 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM
  • Must be available for the following training and orientation days:
    • May 10, 2019 (First Training Day)
    • May - August (Summer Orientation Group ONLY)*
    • August 8 - 22, 2019 (Orientation and Training)*
    • August 13 - 22, 2019 (Orientation Commitment) **
    • December 12, 2019 (Reading Day Training)
    • January 9-14, 2020 (Orientation and Training)

*Global Ambassadors who are available and interested in working our summer orientation group will receive an additional $350 stipend. GAs must be available between May and August with at least 10-15 hours of availability a week.

**Due to the timing of our August orientation, applicants CANNOT be enrolled for in-person courses during Seven Week Second or Five Week Second Summer Sessions.