UMSL Study Abroad is hiring a Student Assistant
- Advise interested students with basic program information, both in person and via email;
- Market study abroad opportunities: assist with classroom presentations, information tables, event planning, and other study abroad marketing activities;
- Create and maintain brochures, flyers, e-newsletter, and similar materials (graphic design skills preferred);
- Maintain application files using Terra Dotta software;
- Help to prepare orientation materials;
- Office duties such as copying & scanning;
- Other projects and duties as assigned.
Office Hours: 8-5 M-F
Hours per Week: 10
Study Abroad returnee or significant international experience; previous leadership experience; experience working in the UMSL system; competence with graphic design software preferred. Candidates must be able to work independently on daily tasks. Must be able to commit to at least two semesters and summer availability.
Send a resume, cover letter, availability, and answers to the following questions to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Why do you want to work as a student assistant in the Study Abroad Office? How do you think you can contribute to the overall mission of international education?
- Please list any study abroad or international experience.
- What kind of customer service and/or public speaking experience do you have?
- Please list your computer, office, and graphic design skills.
- How many semesters longer will you be a student at UMSL?
Application Deadline: March 13
Start Date: ASAP
Contact: Nate Daugherty, email@example.com
- Michael Acid (Guyana Winter 2016): "Made in Madagascar: Navy veteran, international business major, fashion designer to study coral reefs."
- Sarah Rizzo (University of Jean Moulin Fall 2014) "Knowing languages and cultures gives French and business double major the edge at Anheuser-Busch InBev"
- James Bragado (Strasbourg French Program Summer 2013) "Student center manager, history prize winner, translator: Meet graduating senior James Bragado"
- Nathan Letcher (Vilnius University 2013-2014) “UMSL and Study Abroad Alum opens brewery in Iowa City”
- Nour Saleem (Dubai Study Tour Winter 2015) “International student and two time study abroad alum makes St. Louis her home”
- Rosella Ledermann (Waseda University 2013-2014) “Academic year abroad helped this alum land a job months after returning home”
- Alexandra Lohr (China Study Tour Summer 2015) "Globetrotting MBA student lands job at KPMG"
- Marie Kenney (Lancaster University Spring 2015) "Honors graduates now classmates again while pursuing MFAs in fiction, poetry"
- Abby Naumann (Kakehashi Program Spring 2016) and Seth Huntington (University of Leipzig 2015-2016) "Two Japanese majors join faculty member for "Conflicts of Interest" symposium, art exhibition"
- Amber Scholl (Barcelona Summer 2015) "Poetry, prose and applause: UMSL Writers Group draws eager crowd to open mic night"
- Kayla Strauss (Kansai University Fall 2010) "A World of Opportunity Awaits"
- Mia Michael (Galway Irish Studies Program Summer 2012) "To Ireland and back: UMSL history alumna shares her study abroad experience"
- Michael Cash (Costa Rica Non-UMSL Summer 2010) "Students study in tropics thanks to scholarships"
- Ray and Kevin Creely (Iklaina Archaeological Dig Summer 2010) "Alumnus, son study abroad together"
- Kakehashi Spring 2016 "Whirlwind trip to Japan builds friendships, cross-cultural connections for 23 students"
- UMSL Study Abroad "US News ranks International Business program 12th nationally"
- UMSL MOSAIC Program "Buddy program helps international students transition to life in US"
- UMSL Study Abroad "Study abroad program offers language, cultural opportunities"
- Early Childhood Education Program in Belize Summer 2015 "Summer program Camp Starfish serves Belizean children"
- Business in Bremen Summer 2013 "Summer abroad makes for worldly UMSL business students"
- Iklaina Archaeological Dig Summer Program "20 years of Greek Studies at UMSL"
Are you an UMSL Study Abroad returnee who was in the news? Send a link to your story to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are traveling outside of the United States in a capacity that is not a traditional study abroad program but in some way still related to UMSL, you need to register your travel with the Office of International Studies & Programs. This includes:
- Independent research abroad
- Traveling with a faculty member
- Traveling with an UMSL student organization
- Traveling for a conference
- Any international travel sponsored or funded by UMSL
Register your travel with Triton Travel - it only takes 10 minutes.
If you have questions, contact UMSL Study Abroad at email@example.com or 314-516-7195