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Education Abroad Ambassadors Program

2019 Ambassadors


The Education Abroad Ambassadors are a cohort of highly enthusiastic student volunteers with a shared passion for education abroad. Applications for the 2020-2021 cohort are Now Open! Scroll to learn more about the program and how to apply. 

 

Program Benefits:

  • The opportunity to help others
  • Professional development experience and resume boost
  • Supervisor reference (based on performance)
  • Holistic reflection on your time abroad and insight into education abroad processes
  • Education Abroad Ambassador shirt
  • Add service hours to your volunteer transcript

Program Commitment:

  • One academic year
  • One mandatory training session
  • One meeting per month
  • Average three hours per week for advising
  • Participation in University events as requested (University Fest, Homecoming, etc.)

Program Eligibility:

  • Binghamton University undergraduate or graduate student
  • Successful participation in an education abroad program for which Binghamton recognizes credit
  • Evening and weekend availability for University events (not every weekend and with notice)

Program Objectives: 

Annotated Program Objectives
  • Professionalism and Public Speaking
  • Communication and Accountability
  • Teamwork
  • Reflection

Program Responsibilities:

(Responsibilities may vary based on Office needs and cohort size)
  • Be familiar with general IEGI resources, guidelines, and deadlines   
  • Guide students in selecting and applying for programs that match their personal goals for education abroad
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding student records and information  
  • Communicate with IEGI staff with questions or issues that arise during the advising experience 
  • Complete projects in any down time during advising hours as tasked by IEGI staff 
  • Assist at least one hour at the Education Abroad Fair each semester
  • Promote education abroad through word of mouth, social media, and other outreach
  • Submit photos and information for Binghamton Abroad website and media
  • Respond to student inquiries received via email and during advising
  • Organize with student groups to create, advertise, and implement at least one education abroad program
  • Identify new opportunities for promoting education abroad on campus

How to Apply:

  • Access the Ambassador application and upload your resume HERE: http://cglink.me/s29541
  • Please email any Ambassador related questions to eaambassador@binghamton.edu. 

Meet the 2019-2020 Education Abroad Ambassadors

 
C. SheilsC. Collins
D. Singh GuzmánE. GreenwayJ. RaineiriK. GomezM. HuangS. LauS. HuS. KloseZ. CoteZ. Rigano