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 2018-2019 academic year, please review this Peer Advisor job description, for a general overview of the position.  If you have any questions about becoming a Peer Advisor, please email Alyse Collins

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 AssistantshipWe start accepting applications for the following academic year each spring when we have an open position.  If you are interested in applying, please submit your resume and cover letter to jhamlow@pdx.edu
The position for 2018-19 is currently filled.