Graduate International Peer Leader

Love William & Mary? Want to welcome new international students to the College? The Reves Center is seeking enthusiastic students to serve as International Peer Leaders for Graduate International Student Orientation. International Peer Leaders are volunteers, but gain immeasurable benefits through their service!

As an International Peer Leader, you will:
  • Assist William & Mary’s newest international students as they transition to life in the US
  • Serve as a Peer Leader for a group of new international students
  • Stay in touch with students in your group by email before they arrive, welcome them, and answer their questions about life at William & Mary
  • Provide welcome assistance to new students (this may include leading campus tours, staffing welcome tables, etc.)
  • Lead small group discussions and activities during orientation sessions
Why become an International Peer Leader? Share in these benefits:
  • Enhance your advising and leadership experience
  • Improve your intercultural competence by working with students from different countries
  • Gain team-building skills as you lead your group and work with other Peer Leaders
  • Connect with a diversity of W&M students and have fun!
International Peer Leaders must be:
  • Registered as a W&M student
  • Skilled at working in a group environment
  • Able to work comfortably with students, staff, and families
  • Professional and enthusiastic
  • Committed to attending all orientation trainings and events (see calendar below) 
  • An ambassador for W&M (e.g., knowledgeable and excited W&M; serve as a role model to the students)  new students)
Application Timeline & Calendar for Fall 2018

Wednesday, February 7 Peer Leader Application Available
Wednesday, March 14 at midnight Peer Leader Applications Due
Thursday, March 22 Peer Leader Interviews
Friday, April 6, 10-11:30am (tentative)  Peer Leader Training (Required)
Sunday, August 19 Orientation Sessions (Required)

Thank you for your interest in serving as an International Peer Leader! Questions? Please contact Eva Wong