University of Southern Indiana

International Orientation Assistant

Become an international orientation assistant!

Responsibilities include:

  • Must attend a New International Orientation Assistant meeting on Saturday April 21st (time TBC)
  • Must be able to return to USI by August 8th to attend the required training on August 9th and to be ready to assist our new students. Training will last about 3 hours.
  • Assist CIP Office with logistics before, during and after orientation week (stuffing packets, contacting new students before arrival, 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, groceries 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.
  • Tours - join students on the half day tours of Evansville and New Harmony
  • Transportation - help students learn to navigate the bus system and getting around Evansville
  • Help organize fun activities - such as pizza party, bowling, etc.
  • Assist with and organize extended orientation activities – first week of classes and periodically throughout fall and spring, including the monthly Small World Programs which are organized by International Orientation Assistants
  • Follow-up contact with new students during the academic year
  • Assist International Admissions with recruitment efforts- engage in College Week Live (CWL) chats, write monthly blogs, etc.
  • Be available to participate in Spring International Student Orientation and IEP mid-semester orientations (as needed)

What are the benefits?

  • Student hourly pay (minimum wage)
  • Broaden your horizons
  • Enhance your leadership and communications skills
  • Meet new people and an exciting start to the fall semester

Applications are available here.  Applications must be submitted to Center for International Programs by March 23rd and you will need to schedule your interview upon submitting the application.  Interviews will be held from March 26th-April 6th. 

Contact Heidi Gregori-Gahan


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