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Global Ambassador Program
San Diego, United States (Study Abroad Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Restrictions: Point Loma applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.75 Minimum Class Standing: 2. Sophomore
Program Description:

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*4 Global Ambassador Positions Available for 2014-2015 Academic Year*

Global Ambassadors are study abroad returnees who work as student representatives of the Study Abroad Office. They conduct outreach activities meant to promote education abroad and serve as peer mentors for students going through the study abroad process.

GA Study Abroad Fair

Who qualifies to be an Ambassador?

An undergraduate student at PLNU who has:

  • Completed a PLNU approved study abroad program
  • A minimum of one full year remaining on campus, with a cumulative GPA of 2.75+
  • Someone who could be recommended by their Study Abroad or academic advisor

GA NSO FairGlobal Ambassadors are expected to have the following abilities:

  • Speak tactfully and positively about their experiences abroad
  • Creatively market education abroad as a valuable experience
  • Design and implement innovative events and promotional programs
  • Connect and communicate with students in a professional manner while fostering open and personal conversations
  • Demonstrate leadership
  • An outgoing, dependable, highly-motivated and a hard working character

Info Session

Global Ambassador Responsibilities:

  • Attend training seminar during LEAD Week/NSO
  • Attend bi-monthly training meetings with the Study Abroad Staff.                   (Mondays 10:30am-11am)
  • Hold weekly office hours in the Study Abroad Office (approx 5-7 hrs/week)
  • Lead daily Information Sessions
  • Answer student inquiries and lead in-person meetings with interested students
  • Schedule appointments for Study Abroad Staff
  • Serve as a receptionist for the entire Academic Support Office
  • Maintain and update Study Abroad Library resources
  • Aid students through the study abroad application process
  • Participate in the Study Abroad Fair, Pre-Departure programs and Welcome Back events
  • Help promote study abroad through class visits, dorm presentations, information tables, cultural events, and social media
  • Develop new programming ideas and find ways to enhance the study abroad process at PLNU

How will I benefit from being an Ambassador?

  • Compensation through Student Employment for office hours
  • Resume building in:
    • Customer Service Skills
    • Marketing & Recruitment Experience
    • Cross-Cultural Knowledge
    • Leadership & Public Speaking Skills
  • Access to professional development opportunities
  • Be a part of the Ambassador Rewards granting you access to various cultural events, dinners, and the Lessons from Abroad conference
  • Have fun while sharing your experiences!
    GA Dinner 

How do I become a Global Ambassador?

  • Click the “Apply Now” button and complete the application form by the application deadline
  • Interview with the Study Abroad staff

This program is currently not accepting applications.