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International Orientation Assistants


Become an International Orientation Assistant!


Responsibilities include:

·         Participate in training for International Orientation Assistant(about 2 hours)

·         Assist IPS Office with logistics before, during and after orientation week (stuffing packets, etc.)

·         Airport Greetings - meet new students at the airport (or bus station) and help them settle into their room.

·         Shopping - take students to the store to get linens, blankets, toiletries and other necessary items after their arrival

·         Assist with various orientation sessions - give adequate and useful information about campus life such as meal plans, laundry, athletic gym and shuttle bus, etc.

·         Tour - join students on the half day tours of Evansville and New Harmony

·         Help organize fun activities - such as pizza party, bowling, etc.

·         Assist with extended orientation activities (first weeks)

·         Follow-up contact during the semester

·         Transportation - help students learn to navigate the bus system and getting around Evansville.

 

Timeline for Fall 2013

Fall '13 Assistant Application

August 14 (Thu) --- Orientation Assistant training

August 18 (Mon) --- International students arrive in Evansville

August 19-August 24 (Tues-Sun) --- International Orientation

August 25 (Mon) --- Fall semester begins

October 27 (Tentative) --- Intensive English Program orientation*

*this is a shorter orientation for new students arriving for the IEPs Fall II session 



Timeline for Spring 2014

  • January 6-7 (Mon-Tue)
    International students arrive in Evansville
  • January 8-11 (Wed-Sat)
    International Orientation
  • January 13 (Mon)
    Spring semester begins
Spring '14 Assistant Application


What are the Benefits?

  • Student hourly pay (minimum wage)
  • Broaden your horizons
  • Enhance your leadership & communications skills
  • A fun way to meet new people and an exciting start to the fall semester!!!

Calendar

02/25/14
Brazilian Culture Night

7:30 p.m. - Ruston Hall


03/07/14
iClub Meeting

4:30 p.m. - Ruston Hall/


03/10/14
iClub Spring Break

Orlando and Cocoa Beach, FL


03/18/14
South Korean Culture Night

7:30 p.m. - Ruston Hall


04/01/14
Panama Culture Night

7:30 p.m. - Ruston Hall


04/04/14
iClub Meeting

4:30 p.m. - Ruston Hall


04/11/14
iClub Semi-Formal

Time and Location TBA


04/12/14
Study Abroad Information Session

9 a.m. - 2 p.m. - UC East 2217

You will learn about available programs, costs, and other important details involved in planning your study abroad experience. USI offers over 100 opportunities to study in another country for a summer, a semester, or a year.


04/15/14
New Zealand Culture Night

7:30 p.m. - Ruston Hall


04/25/14
iClub Picnic

4:30 p.m. - Grimes Haus


04/29/14
The Netherlands Culture Night

7:30 p.m. - Ruston Hall


05/01/14
International Reception

3:30 p.m. - Carter Hall


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