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Global Learning Peer Advisors

Use your study abroad experience to help your fellow students live their dreams of going abroad.

As a Global Learning Peer Advisor, you will provide inspiration and apply your experience to help other students through the study-abroad preparation process.

You will gain leadership experience and practical professional skills. Internship credit is possible with approval by your major department.

As a Global Learning Peer Advisor, you will:

  • Conduct Global Cougs 101 information sessions
  • Help students in the Global Learning resource room
  • Help students select a program and optimize their experience abroad
  • Present your experiences to various groups on campus
  • Help plan and participate in events such as the Global Learning Fair, Pre-Departure Orientations, and reentry workshops for students like yourself, who have studied abroad.

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2016-17 Peer Advisors

2016-17 Peer Advisors

Qualifications

  • Complete a successful study-abroad experience as a WSU student.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills.
  • Interest in the field of international education.
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.5 (or better).

Requirements

Time commitment:

  • One semester minimum. We prefer that students commit to an academic year if possible.
  • At least four work hours per week.

Global Learning Peer Advisors must be able to:

  • Advise students in an accurate and professional manner, upholding the policies and procedures of WSU and the Office of International Programs.
  • Attend scheduled training sessions and group meetings.
  • Work in the Global Learning during regular work hours (generally 4-8 hours per week; scheduling and hours worked can be flexible).
  • Commit to a variety of duties, including regular office hours, presentations, special events, and training sessions, some of which may occur during the evening and on weekends.

Internship credit may be available; requirements will be based on parameters set by the credit-granting department.

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