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  • Program Terms: Academic Year
  • Restrictions: Univ. of Idaho applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Program Description:
Education Abroad Ambassador Program 2022-2023
Thank you for your interest in the Education Abroad Ambassador Program! Each year we enjoy having a great team of ambassadors working with us to promote education abroad experiences to the U of I community. We look forward to reviewing your application! 

Title: Education Abroad Ambassador
Commitment: Academic Year 2022-2023; 3-8 hours/week and participation in at least 3 events per semester
Compensation: Internship credits upon approval by academic department
Supervisor: Education Abroad Advisor and Outreach/Marketing Coordinator
Goals of the Program: To provide students the opportunity to gain practical experience in the field of international education, and a chance to reflect upon and articulate the value of an international education experience through:
  • Advising students interested in studying abroad through presentations and developing and conducting outreach events; 
  • Being listed as members of the staff and as Education Abroad Ambassadors on the U of I Education Abroad website;
  • Representing Education Abroad at events on campus including but not limited to Education Abroad Fairs, Pre-Departure Orientations, Envision Idaho, UIdaho Bound, and activities with the international student community; 
  • Sharing with high school students in the area and U of I students how you selected your program and how you made the most of your time abroad;
  • Presenting, both formally and informally, your experience to various audiences on the U of I campus and throughout the community; and
  • Contributing to the development of the U of I Education Abroad Office’s online resources.
Minimum Qualifications
  • U of I Education Abroad experience
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Interest in education abroad and international cultures
  • Public speaking experience
  • Social media management experience
  • Punctuality 
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work daytime, evening, and possible weekend hours
  • In good academic standing (maintain a 2.5 GPA minimum)
Desired Qualifications
  • Event planning experience
  • Advertising/marketing or journalism experience
  • Availability and commitment to stay in position for full year preferred
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Video production experience
Commitment Expectations
  • U of I Education Abroad Ambassadors must participate in at least 3 activities per semester to be considered an ambassador.
  • We understand that you have busy schedule and a variety of commitments! Therefore, we are flexible with the number of hours you can dedicate during the week. For example, ambassadors work 3-8 hours/week. We will always take your schedule into consideration. Please let us know if you have specific commitments that need to be addressed.
  • Students who seek academic credit for the study abroad ambassador position will have hour requirements based on the internship parameters set by the credit-granting department. 
To apply: Complete the online application. We will be in touch to schedule an interview.                                                                        

Education Abroad, International Programs Office | LLC Building #3, Ground Floor | Phone: 208-885-7870 | Email: 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2023-2024 04/01/2023 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.