Working with the Education Abroad Office

There are several ways you can work, volunteer, or intern with the Education Abroad Office.  

PEER ADVISOR

If you are interested in applying for the 2020-2021 academic year, please review this position description, for a general overview of the position and a link to the online application.  If you have any questions about becoming a Peer Advisor, please email Alyse Collins.  We anticipate conducting a search to fill any peer advisor vacancies for the 2020-21 academic year beginning May 2020.

VOLUNTEERING/INTERNING
Volunteers are extremely helpful to the Education Abroad team in taking on a lot of the (mostly) fun and creative tasks (though some are more mundane), that we don't always have the time to get to. Check out this list of projects to get a sense of the types of volunteer opportunities that are available.  If you're interested in volunteering in the office, please send an email with your availability and projects you are most interested in working on, as well as a brief cover letter and resume, to edabroad@pdx.edu. Some projects will require a specific skill set, or a dedicated amount of time.

If you are looking for an internship in the Education Abroad office, we are willing to help assist you fulfill the academic requirements where possible. For more information on internship opportunities, please submit a brief cover letter and resume to Education Abroad Director Jen Hamlow. In your cover letter, be sure to include your availability (including desired number of hours per week), projects you are interested in working on, relevant skills you can contribute to the team (and/or skills you would like to develop through the internship), and what course requirement(s) the internship will allow you to fulfill (if applicable). 

GRADUATE ASSISTANT
Each year, we offer a Graduate Assistantship. The position for the 2019/20 Academic Year is now filled. Typically, we open up applications for the following year in March.