Students have a variety of options for getting involved in globalization efforts at PSU. Students have the option of being part of the Global Ambassador program, and/or the Study Abroad Peer Advising program, among a variety of other options.
The Global Ambassadors program is a unique student leadership program whose mission is to promote global awareness at PSU and to develop globally minded student leaders through event planning, project development and other related programs. Global Ambassadors also act as Global Orientation Leaders who will welcome PSU’s incoming international students. Global Ambassadors are key team leaders for the Fall international orientation program (1 full week before classes begin) which includes immigration, academic and cultural presentations, welcoming ad social events, shopping trips, and be mentors for newcomers to the United States, and Plymouth State University! Check out the Global Plymouth State on facebook.
Global Engagement Office Student Coordinators (GSC) receive a paid fellowship to engage with, oversee, and become involved with all aspects of the Global Engagement Office in In Speare Garden Level, room 108. This includes (but not limited to) involvement with international student orientation, the Global Ambassador leadership program, Panther Partners, Language Circles and Culture Shares, managing daily aspects of the GEO, managing social media and more. Student Coordinators must have established leadership skills and an unwavering commitment to the goals of the Global Engagement Office. GSCs are selected by the staff of GEO and usually have past experience in our office.
Global Engagement Office Peer Advisors work in the GEO office for the academic year to support daily office tasks as well as help support students who are looking to study abroad in their first steps of the process. Peer Advisors apply for this position and are interviewed and selected by GEO staff.