University of South Florida
|Eligibility:||Please see below for requirements.|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring||2015||01/30/2016 **||Rolling Admission||01/09/2015||05/03/2015|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
|Program Type:||USF Sponsored||Credit Offered:||Non-Credit|
|Program Advisor:||Chris Haynes|
Why Join the GloBull Ambassador Program?
As part of the GloBull Ambassador's program, you will have the opportunity to share your experience and knowledge with students who are thinking about studying abroad, or those who have already decided and are in the process of preparing for their study. In addition to quality conversations about overseas destinations and issues, you will get to experience the study abroad industry from the advisor's standpoint, network within the study abroad community, and add a great experience to your résumé!
What will you do as a GloBull Ambassador?
All GloBull Ambassadors are required to participate in at least 2 of the following:
- An Education Abroad Fair or Showcase
- Represent Education Abroad at Bull Market
- Classroom Presentation or Program Information Session
- Participate in regional specific event
Total Semester Hour Commitment: 10 hrs
GloBull Ambassador Training
GloBull Ambassador Academy:
During this mandatory workshop (two separate sessions will be held during the second week of classes, times TBD) you will learn the in's and out's of being a GloBull Ambassador! This training session is led by the Education Abroad Student Program Coordinator and members of the GloBull Ambassador Advisory Council. Both the staff and students will not only prepare you for the various ways you will be representing and promoting Education Abroad, but you will also gain insight on how the program is geared toward your professional development.
Opportunities for Returning Ambassadors
So you've been a GloBull Ambassador for at least one semester? You are eligible to join the GloBull Ambassador Advisory Council!
In addition to the responsibilities of a GloBull Ambassador (described above) members of the GloBull Ambassador Advisory Council will serve in a leadership capacity taking on the added duties described below:
- Assist in the planning of Education Abroad Fairs and Showcases
- Participate in the piloting of new study abroad marketing campaigns and initiatives
- Assist GBA region teams with the creation and development of their regional event
- Maintain weekly office hours (one to two per week) in our Gateway Office (3301 MSC) to answer questions and communicate concerns to program advisor
- Ability to attend GloBull Ambassador Advisory Council Bi-weekly meetings?
ADDITIONAL Semester Commitment: 5 - 10 hours
Ambassador Advisory Council Eligibility
GloBull Ambassadors are only eligible for a maximum of four terms as an Ambassador Advisory Council Member in their college career (If starting as a returning freshman) and once a member has been on the Advisory Council for a semester, it is required that they take a semester of ineligibility before being eligible for another term. However, that member may remain a general body GloBull Ambassador while waiting for the semester of Ambassador Advisory Council eligibility.
Question? Concerns? Want more info? Contact the GloBull Ambassador Program Coordinator:
USF Education Abroad