Global Ambassadors Program

About

The Global Ambassadors Program (GAP) is a great way for study abroad alumni to share their study abroad experiences with their fellow Cardinals. Started during the Fall 2017 semester, a handful of students are selected to represent the Office of Study Abroad at a variety of international campus events. All students who have studied abroad on a Lamar University faculty-led or semester exchange program are encouraged to apply for the program.

More Information

Responsibilities

  • Participate in study abroad events such as pre-departure orientation, study abroad fairs, new student orientation, information sessions, and more
  • Answer questions from students interested in study abroad
  • Help welcome international exchange students
  • Organize outreach efforts and promotional events
  • Promote events via word-of-mouth, social media, and on campus marketing


Qualifications

  • Enrolled full-time and in good standing
  • Must have participated in a Lamar University faculty-led or exchange program
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and positive attitude regarding international experiences while representing the Office of Study Abroad
  • Reliability and accountability participating in at least 2 service hours per month
  • Be able to attend scheduled training sessions and meetings, usually once a month


What do you get out of it?

  • Certificate of Recognition for successful participation in the program
  • Gain professional career experience in marketing, social media, public relations, and international education
  • Opportunity to have articles, blogs, and pictures published and promoted on social media and in the Study Abroad Newsletter
  • The opportunity to share your international experience with the Cardinal community


How to Apply

To apply, please fill out the application. Expect to hear back from us in a few weeks. Applications are accepted up to the first week of the semester.