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Peer Mentors

Peer Mentors

Get Started Session

Join us for a Get Started Session! These virtual sessions are an overview of study abroad options, program application processes, academic transfer options, and financial aid and scholarships. Also, meet a study abroad advisor, and ask questions about their experiences abroad. Use the "Get Started Now" button below for instructions on how to access this session and our Get Started Guide. 
 

 

Apply to be a Peer Mentor
Apply now to become a Peer Mentor for the 2021-22 school year! Peer Mentors work 10-20 hours per week in the office assisting students with every step of the study abroad process. From program selection to working with returned students, Peer Mentors share their own expertise and passion from their study abroad experience with other prospective Global Bison. 

Duties Include:
  • Providing support and guidance to students before, during, and after their study abroad
  • Leading classroom presentations
  • Assisting with Study Abroad outreach and events
  • Working on individualized peer projects throughout the semester
Requirements:
  • Completed a successful study abroad experience
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and written and oral communication skills
  • Have an interest in the field of international education
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA or better
Experience:
In addition to earning an hourly wage, peer mentors will gain public speaking skills, project management experience, and experience working in a study abroad office. Peer Mentors will be able to navigate study abroad software and understand the foundations of advising for all NDSU Study Abroad programs and opportunities. 

To Apply:
Please email a completed Peer Mentor Application Form to ndsu.studyabroad@ndsu.edu.