There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Minimum Class Standing:
*3 Global Ambassador Positions Available for 2015-2016 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.
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
Global 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
An outgoing, dependable, highly-motivated and a hard working character
Global Ambassador Responsibilities:
Attend training seminar during LEAD Week/NSO - August 24th -27th, 2015
Attend regularly scheduled training meetings with the Study Abroad Staff each month.
Hold weekly office hours in the Study Abroad Office (approx 4-5 hrs/week)
Lead daily Information Sessions
Answer student inquiries and lead in-person meetings with interested students
Schedule appointments for Study Abroad Staff
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
Maintain and update Study Abroad Library resources
Aid students through the study abroad application process
How will I benefit from being an Ambassador?
Resume building in:
Customer Service Skills
Marketing & Recruitment Experience
Leadership & Public Speaking Skills
Access to professional development opportunities
Be invited to various cultural events, dinners, and the Lessons from Abroad conference
Compensation through Student Employment for office hours
Have fun while sharing your experiences!
How do I become a Global Ambassador?
Click the “Apply Now” button and complete the application form by the application deadline (JULY 1st, 2015)