Student Staff & Internships Chico State Study Abroad
<ul><ul><li>Public institution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>14,000 undergrads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Study Abroad report...
Professional Education Abroad Staff at Chico & Population Served <ul><ul><li>Professional Staff: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>Ask Me Where I've Been! </li></ul>
Student Leadership Positions Available to Study Abroad Alumni <ul><ul><li>(2) Administrative support (10-20 hours/week) <...
Unpaid Internships Available to Study Abroad Alumni <ul><ul><li>(2) Special Events Planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(5...
What Are Your Interns Getting Out of This? <ul><li>Resume builder </li></ul><ul><li>Picture this entry on your resume: </...
What else Are They Getting Out of This? <ul><li>International Internship credit on your transcript </li></ul><ul><li>Ca...
Basic Requirements for all Study Abroad Interns <ul><li>30 hours of service during the semester per unit </li></ul><ul><u...
How do students choose which internship to apply for? <ul><li>The following internships were designed for students who wis...
Public Relations <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cpcj4nIR5To </li></ul>
<ul><ul><ul><li>Write articles and press releases for : </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Student Spotlight’ on th...
Marketing & Recruitment
Marketing & Recruitment <ul><ul><ul><li>Help promote study abroad (including IEW) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sit...
Special Event Planning
<ul><li>Help plan and implement International Education Week </li></ul><ul><li>Help plan and implement all Study Abroad ev...
Peer Advising
<ul><li>Conduct weekly office hours in OIE (3 hours/week), advising students in region </li></ul><ul><li>Attend weekly pee...
Peer Adviser Program <ul><li>The Peer Advising program was designed for students who wish to develop life skills in the ar...
International Mentor Program <ul><li>The International Mentor Program was designed to enable students to further develop t...
<ul><li>Provide friendship and support to semester or yearlong international student. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Grocery an...
 
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NAFSA 2011 - Peer Advising and Internships - CSU

Expanding your study abroad staff using peer advisors, former study abroad students.
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Transcripts - NAFSA 2011 - Peer Advising and Internships - CSU

  • 1. Student Staff & Internships Chico State Study Abroad
  • 2. <ul><ul><li>Public institution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>14,000 undergrads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Study Abroad reports to Provost Office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>82 approved locations in 34 countries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100 % financial aid applies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ranked third in the nation for MA granting institutions sending students on long term programs (Open Doors 2008-09) </li></ul></ul>CSU, Chico Overview
  • 3. Professional Education Abroad Staff at Chico & Population Served <ul><ul><li>Professional Staff: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Study Abroad Coordinator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Study Abroad Adviser </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Administrative Support Coordinator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Population Served: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>319 study abroad participants in 2009-10 (less than 50 on short-term summer programs) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>41 incoming J-1 students in 2009-10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>74 unpaid student interns for 2009-10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Five paid student assistants </li></ul></ul>
  • 4. <ul><li>Ask Me Where I've Been! </li></ul>
  • 5. Student Leadership Positions Available to Study Abroad Alumni <ul><ul><li>(2) Administrative support (10-20 hours/week) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(1) Marketing & Recruitment Coordinator (20 hours/week) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(1) Internship Coordinator (20 hours/week) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(1) Special Events Coordinator (receives academic credit through the Department of Recreation) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(1) Culture, Conversation and Cuisine (CCC) program coordinator (10 hours/week, often voluntary) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Green = paid position </li></ul></ul>
  • 6. Unpaid Internships Available to Study Abroad Alumni <ul><ul><li>(2) Special Events Planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(5-8) Marketing & Recruitment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(20-40) International Mentors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(2) Public Relations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(12) Peer Advising </li></ul></ul>
  • 7. What Are Your Interns Getting Out of This? <ul><li>Resume builder </li></ul><ul><li>Picture this entry on your resume: </li></ul><ul><li>Study Abroad Special Events Planning Internship </li></ul><ul><li>CSU, Chico </li></ul><ul><li>School of Graduate, International and Interdisciplinary Studies </li></ul><ul><li>(Spring 2009) </li></ul><ul><li>Valuable work experience </li></ul><ul><li>Gain hands-on experience in a field that interests you! </li></ul>
  • 8. What else Are They Getting Out of This? <ul><li>International Internship credit on your transcript </li></ul><ul><li>Campus involvement: Interaction with Students (international and domestic), Faculty & Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Possibility of landing a job with the study abroad office or other international organization (networking) </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to use Coordinator as references on future job applications </li></ul><ul><li>An opportunity to share your experience with future study abroad students!! </li></ul>
  • 9. Basic Requirements for all Study Abroad Interns <ul><li>30 hours of service during the semester per unit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Equivalent to two hours per week, plus one hour at orientation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>**PEER ADVISORS must commit to 60 hours of service (2 units) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Keep an updated time log of service hours </li></ul><ul><li>Write a two page summary of your experience at the end of the semester </li></ul><ul><li>Complete mandatory projects and attend events </li></ul><ul><li>Be prompt, responsible and enthusiastic </li></ul>
  • 10. How do students choose which internship to apply for? <ul><li>The following internships were designed for students who wish to gain professional experience in a field related to their major or minor: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Relations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing and Recruitment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special Events Planning </li></ul></ul>
  • 11. Public Relations <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cpcj4nIR5To </li></ul>
  • 12. <ul><ul><ul><li>Write articles and press releases for : </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Student Spotlight’ on the Study Abroad Website </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Orion, Synthesis, and other local newspapers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>International Program updates (e-mailing) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Press Releases </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Promotion of International Education Week (IEW) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Design and implement internship-specific project </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Serve as student liaison on Communication and Networking Internationalization Task Force at Chico State, & give regular reports to Mike and Tasha </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Relations </li></ul></ul>
  • 13. Marketing & Recruitment
  • 14. Marketing & Recruitment <ul><ul><ul><li>Help promote study abroad (including IEW) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sit at Study Abroad Booths on campus and at fairs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Give class presentations on your study abroad experience </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Design and implement special project </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Plaster campus with promotional posters </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hand out & post flyers for special events </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Write info session blurbs on white boards </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Come up with creative marketing ideas </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Serve as student liaison to one of the following Internationalization Task Groups at Chico State: the Advancement/Fundraising group or International Service-Learning and Internships group, and give reports to Mike and Tasha. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 15. Special Event Planning
  • 16. <ul><li>Help plan and implement International Education Week </li></ul><ul><li>Help plan and implement all Study Abroad events (create agenda, set up, meet-and-greet, clean up) </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare for and work at the pre-departure orientation </li></ul><ul><li>(meet & greet, trouble-shooting, serve as panelists) </li></ul><ul><li>Provide support to the Culture, Conversation and Cuisine (CCC) program coordinator and attend events </li></ul><ul><li>Serve as student liaison to the Integrating International Students task force at Chico State, and report to MorT </li></ul>Special Event Planning
  • 17. Peer Advising
  • 18. <ul><li>Conduct weekly office hours in OIE (3 hours/week), advising students in region </li></ul><ul><li>Attend weekly peer advising workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Advise outbound students in their region </li></ul><ul><li>Serve as liaison to Area Studies Coordinator and/or major/minor advisors. </li></ul><ul><li>Attend the pre-departure orientation </li></ul>Peer Advising
  • 19. Peer Adviser Program <ul><li>The Peer Advising program was designed for students who wish to develop life skills in the areas of interpersonal communications, advising, teaching, and psychology. </li></ul>
  • 20. International Mentor Program <ul><li>The International Mentor Program was designed to enable students to further develop their intercultural communication skills while providing support and friendship to international exchange students in Chico. </li></ul>
  • 21. <ul><li>Provide friendship and support to semester or yearlong international student. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Grocery and other shopping </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fun without alcohol events (i.e. weekly coffee date) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Visits to DMV, post office, bookstore, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Available via e-mail, Facebook, and phone for ??? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Help with English language skills when applicable </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Invite to friends and family when appropriate </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Attend three International Mentor Events with buddy </li></ul><ul><li>Attend the pre-departure orientation </li></ul><ul><li>Serve as student liaison to the Integrating International Students task force at Chico State, and report to MorT </li></ul>Mentors