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Peer Advisor and Global Envoy

Currently not accepting any new applications

Job Description

The GEO Peer Advisor and Global Envoy Program (PAGE Program) is ideal for outgoing students and study abroad alums with excellent communication skills. Students who wish to apply for the PAGE Program are passionate about their study abroad experience and eager to share their stories (highlights and challenges) with fellow students for about 5-10 hours per week. Students in the PAGE Program also market the Mason Global Experience at on-campus events, student organization meetings, and in scheduled class visits during the GEO recruitment period. The ideal candidate for the PAGE Program can handle multiple tasks, responds to a variety of communication channels in a timely manner, and is open to a flexible schedule. All Peer Advisor and Global Envoy staff reports to Marketing.
 

Qualifications

  • Previous international experience a must
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Currently enrolled at Mason

Time Commitment

  • Demonstrate a strong level of engagement.
  • Available 5-10 hours per week for peer advising and event staffing.
  • Expected to do class visits during the GEO recruitment period.
  • Attend training workshops and a mandatory orientation session.

Preferred Skills

  • Outgoing and excellent communicator with a positive and inviting attitude.
  • Advise prospective students in a professional, truthful, and open manner.
  • Articulate the academic, professional, and personal benefits of study abroad.

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Represent the George Mason Global Education Office (GEO) during on-campus class visits and program-specific events, including some evening and weekends.
  • Host assigned walk-in hours in the GEO office.
  • Assist with other projects as assigned or based on interest and expertise.

How to Apply


Marketing and Outreach Assistant

APPLY BY February 1

Job Description


The Global Education Office (GEO) is looking to fill the position of Marketing and Outreach Assistant. The ideal applicant is a fast learner and a proven team player who has experience working in an office and possesses a strong knowledge of diverse social media channels. The successful candidate will assist the study abroad marketing department in day-to-day operations, monitor and post on social media outlets, and provide support during key events and outreach activities.
 

Qualifications

  • GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Currently enrolled as graduate or undergraduate student.
  • Previous office experience not required but preferred.
  • Previous international education a plus.

Time Commitment

  • Demonstrate a strong level of engagement.
  • Available 15-20 hours or a minimum of 4 days per week.

Preferred Skills

  • Well-developed oral and written communication, planning skills, and adaptability.
  • Proven team-player who can function in a fast-paced office environment.
  • Proficient in Google Docs and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to use desktop publishing and graphic design tools.

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Provide administrative support in day-to-day operations.
  • Assist with upkeep of marketing and promotional materials.
  • Assist in various aspects of study abroad marketing and promotion.
  • Monitor social media activities and identify viable actions.
  • Assist with other projects as assigned.
 How to Apply


International Student Mentor

APPLY BY January 7, 2019

  


Description

***Prior study abroad experience NOT required***

The Global Education Office (GEO) is looking for Mason students who want to volunteer to be mentors for the new incoming exchange students who will be at Mason this fall. Students involved in the international exchange mentor program will be paired with another Mason student and assigned a group of 6-10 new international exchange students. Students participating are expected to:
 
  • Reach out to their mentees to introduce themselves and offer guidance regarding life at Mason.
  • Meet their mentees in person after classes start. GEO will host one official event with food provided. If you cannot attend for any reason, you will need to work with your co-mentor to organize an additional meeting for your group.
  • Check in with your co-mentor and mentees via email, phone, or in person at least once a month.
Any additional interactions with your group are up to you! Mentors will be invited to all exchange events that GEO organizes.
 

How to Apply