Oct 11, 2012
The Center for Global and Intercultural Study is seeking students to serve as program assistants for its study abroad programs. These positions are temp-hourly, and hours per week range from approximately 20-35. Positions and application instructions are listed on the CGIS website, http://www.lsa.umich.edu/cgis/, along with the description below.
Program Assistants work at various program sites under the supervision of a faculty director or instructor, serving as a liaison between faculty, on-site program staff, and students. Positions are available during the Spring and Summer 2013 terms for the following programs:
Spring Language (French 230) in Grenoble, France
Spring Language (Italian 230) in Ferrara, Italy
Spring Language (Spanish 230) in Granada, Spain
Spanish Language, Literature and Culture in Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Spring Language (Spanish 230) in San Jose, Costa Rica
Contemporary London in London, United Kingdom
French and Francophone Studies in Grenoble, France
Italian Studies in Rome, Italy
Arts in Paris in Paris, France
Spanish Language, Literature and Culture in Salamanca, Spain
Responsibilities of the positions include:
Assistance in planning class-related activities.
Participation in the pre-departure program orientation.
Availability on a regular basis to students in the program to provide assistance and guidance to them during the time the program is in session.
Residence in the housing where program participants are housed.
Participation in all program events.
Attendance at required trainings.
Facilitation of onsite program orientation.
Assistance to students in case of emergency.
Candidates must be fluent in the language of the host country, and preference will be given to applicants who have participated in a global study program or worked with U.S. undergraduates abroad. Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred.
The application deadline is October 31.