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Be a Generation Study Abroad Ambassador

Be a Generation Study Abroad Ambassador!

Share your experiences abroad and help us send
20% of UCI students abroad by 2020!

Together we can reach the national goal of
doubling the number of US college students studying abroad
by increasing the number and diversity of UCI students studying abroad.
Learn more about Generation Study Abroad.

What you will do:  Share what you did and what you learned while abroad!

  • Make presentations about your study abroad experience (about 10 total over the academic year) to the following groups:

    • UCI Freshmen
    • Groups & organizations that you are currently or were previously involved in (e.g. sports clubs, scouts, youth groups, community organizations, your favorite high school teacher’s class, etc.)
    • High School groups that UCI targets (e.g. Santa Ana, Anaheim, Long Beach, etc.)
  • Assist UCI’s Study Abroad Center at special events on campus to promote study abroad

What you will get:

  • Professional Development:  Become an excellent public speaker.  Learn how to tailor information to a specific audience.  Improve mentoring skills.  Hone your accountability, time-management skills, general planning skills, etc.
  • Personal rewards:  Develop greater clarity on what you learned from studying abroad and how you can apply it to your future.  Inspire and motivate others to follow in your footsteps.
  • Stipend:  Up to $500 if you reach the target number of presentations during the academic year.
  • Swag & Recognition:  UCI Generation Study Abroad t-shirt, your country’s sash to wear in graduation, recognition at awards ceremonies and more!

How to join

  • Save the Date! Attend the Generation Study Abroad Ambassador Interest Meeting (optional)

    Wednesday, September 27
    3:00 - 4:00 pm
    Student Services II, room 1002
    Please RSVP to attend.

  • RSVP to attend one of the training sessions below (Required):
    • Friday, September 29, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Student Services II, room 1010.

    OR

    • Tuesday, October 3, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.  Student Services II, room 1010.
  • Register as a Generation Study Abroad Ambassador after attending the mandatory training.

Questions? 
Attend the Interest Meeting on September 27, or contact Study Abroad Center Associate Director, Marcella Lawson marcella.lawson@uci.edu or 949-824-4802.

Study Abroad Center
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