Bearkats Abroad Ambassador

Elise

Elise Mathis

Mass Communication

Kyonggi University
South Korea
Exchange program
Spring and Fall 2019

Grace

Grace Stine

Management & Marketing

Fontys University
Netherlands
Exchange program
Spring 2020

Kate

Kate Muñoz

Criminal Justice

Soonchunhyang University
South Korea
Exchange program
Fall 2019


What is a Bearkats Abroad Ambassador?

A Bearkats Abroad Ambassador is a study abroad alumni that serves as a student liaison between the Bearkat population and the SHSU Office of International Programs. Bearkats Abroad Ambassadors organize and participate in study abroad programming throughout the year! You’ll be tabling, reaching out to student organizations to present, and giving talks in residence halls!

What do Ambassadors do?

  • Be an official student representative for the Office of International Programs
  • Assist in organizing and participating in study abroad events
  • Organize and run student-led outreach events all over campus
  • Talk to students about your personal study abroad journey

What are the requirements to be an Ambassador

  • Be a current SHSU student
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA and be in good academic standing
  • Have study abroad experience from any SHSU study abroad program

What are the benefits?

  • Volunteer/Internship Hours*
  • Develop public speaking and event organization skills
  • Network with other study abroad alumni
  • Study Abroad T-Shirt
  • Graduation Cord
  • LinkedIn Professional Recommendation
  • *internship is dependent on academic program requirements

Where do I apply?

Sign-ups open late every Spring semester for new Bearkat Abroad ambassadors. Check back during the end of the Spring semester for more info!


Connect with Us

Study Abroad
Picture of Malin Hilmersson Malin Hilmersson
Study Abroad Coordinator
malin@shsu.edu 936.294.3276 Farrington 116C Make an appointment