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  • Locations: Philadelphia, PA, United States;
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: SJU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Class Eligibility: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Program Description:
2013 PAs
Purpose of Program:
  • To assist the Center for International Programs with marketing/outreach efforts
  • To inform prospective study abroad students about the general study abroad process, as well as specific, approved programs
  • To supplement the advising process by including a unique student perspective
  • To assist with the internationalization of the SJU campus
Volunteer Position Description:
The main function of a Peer Ambassador is to act as a student representative of the CIP, sharing their experience and knowledge of study abroad. Peer Ambassadors will meet with interested students and groups, and act as guides throughout the study abroad preparation process.

  • Previous participation on an approved semester abroad program or an SJU summer program
  • Ability to commit to a minimum of 10-15 hours per semester
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills
  • Public speaking experience
  • Ability to advise prospective students in a professional, truthful and open manner, while supporting the SJU Study Abroad Policies and the goals of the CIP
  • A strong commitment to and passion for International Education
  • The opportunity to share their international experiences with their peers and inspire others to broaden their horizons
  • Obtain hands on training and experience in the field of International Education
  • Enhance leadership, public speaking and problem solving skills
  • Resume-builder
Additional Notes:
This is a voluntary position. Students must be committed and truly interested in promoting study abroad. Peer Ambassadors will be chosen based on their application responses, as well as their previous interactions with the Study Abroad Advisor. The CIP may also ask for recommendations from program faculty and coordinators for SJU Summer Program students. Students will be able to indicate their preferred degree of involvement. The students selected for the Peer Ambassador program will be expected to attend one mandatory training in addition to other meetings throughout the semester.

Application Deadlines
  • August 13th, 2017 or students who studied abroad during the Spring 2017 semester or on an SJU Summer 2017 Program;

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Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.