Study Abroad Ambassador Program
Helping Find Your Caws Abroad
Become an Ambassador
The UNT Study Abroad Office is seeking student volunteers to serve as Study Abroad Ambassadors (SAAs). As an Ambassador you will actively build upon your past study abroad experience and gain valuable leadership experience. You will obtain hands-on training in the growing field of International Education, while enhancing your public speaking skills, which will be appropriate for noting on your resume. Most importantly, you will have the opportunity to share your personal experiences and inspire others to broaden their horizons. Members serve on up to two teams:
- Cultural Immersion Team - assist incoming students adjust to life at UNT and the U.S., while helping UNT students prepare to go abroad.
- Curriculum Integration Team - assist the Study Abroad Office Director and Assistant Director with identifying programs by major and developing a course equivalency database.
- Film and Media Team - assist the Study Abroad Office with creating videos and marketing materials.
- Outreach Team - assist with increasing awareness of study abroad through tabling, info sessions, and class presentations.
- Research Team - assist the Study Abroad Office to put together student resources on topics such as scholarships, internships and service learning, post graduate opportunities.
Eligibility RequirementsTo be eligible to apply to and participate students must:
- Be a currently enrolled UNT student;
- Be in good academic and conduct standing at UNT;
- Have previously participated in a UNT approved study abroad program;
- Be able to commit to at least one hour of service per month; and
- Be able to attend scheduled training sessions and meetings
Application DeadlinesThis is the deadline to apply to the UNT Study Abroad Office to be selected and nominated as an exchange student.
- Spring Intake Application Deadline: 8:00 a.m. on Monday, January 23, 2017; Training will be Friday, January 27 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. in location TBD.
- Fall Intake Application Deadline: August TBD
- Summer Intake Deadline: May TBD
Questions? Contact StudyAbroad.Ambassadors@unt.edu.
Contact an Ambassador!
|Kalyn Paris||Vacant||Makenzie Ross|
|Cultural Immersion Team Lead||Curriculum Integration Team Lead||Film and Media Team||Outreach Team||Research Team|
|Sola Akinola||Makenzie Ross||Vacant||Alejandra Rojas and Millicent Twine||Kalyn Paris|
Ambassadors by Their Major
Arts and Sciences
History and Journalism
French and Radio, Television, & Film
Business Integrated Studies
Development and Family Studies
Construction Engineering Technology
History and Journalism
Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
Digital Retailing and Merchandising
Public Affairs and Community Service
Emergency Administration and Planning
Visual Arts and Design