The Global Ambassador Program

Please join the team of over 70 Global Ambassadors who volunteer every summer with the Summer Institute and iSPEED programs. GAPs have fun sharing experiences and culture with international students from around the world!

  • Participate in cultural events with Summer Institute students, such as the program’s Welcome and Closing Receptions
  • Attend local excursions with Summer Institute students (e.g., the Georgia Aquarium, Stone Mountain Park) with the cost of admission covered by the program
  • Facilitate fun and exciting small group outings with Summer Institute students (e.g., have coffee/lunch, go shopping, meet up to chat, sightseeing)
  • Share stories and photos on social media during the Global Ambassador experience

For information on the Summer Institute program, please click here: 

Summer Institute  

Who is the ideal Global Ambassador?

You are perfect for this role if you are:

  • Friendly, enthusiastic, and welcoming with an appreciation for culture and people
  • Excited about the opportunity to strengthen your intercultural communication and leadership skills through interactions with Summer Institute students
  • Interested in enhancing or sharing your public relations and social media abilities by posting stories and photos during your Global Ambassador experience
  • A current Georgia State student in good academic standing
  • Available to participate in a Global Ambassador Program Orientation on Tuesday, June 11
  • Willing to participate in 4 activities (Average one a week) plus additional outings between June 30 and August 1, 2019.

What are the benefits of being a Global Ambassador?

Former Global Ambassadors have identified numerous benefits:

  • Strengthen your intercultural communication skills
  • Learn more about cultures and languages
  • Enhance your leadership abilities
  • Add meaningful volunteer experience to your resume
  • Develop friendships with students from other countries and Georgia State
  • Learn about student assistant opportunities in Georgia State’s Office of International Initiatives


Please stop by the Office of International Initiatives for an in-depth info session with a former Global Ambassador during the following dates:

  • Tuesday, April 2                  10:00 – 11:00
  • Wednesday, April 17        2:00 – 3:00
  • Friday, May 10                     11:00 – 12:00
  • Tuesday, May 21                  2:00 – 3:00

If you have any questions prior to these dates or cannot attend, please contact:

In person: Dahlberg Hall, International Center, 3rd floor (30 Courtland Street SE, Suite 300, Atlanta, Georgia 30303)


  • Deadline to submit application: Friday, May 24
  • Global Ambassador Program Orientation: Tuesday, June 11 (required)
  • Meet Your Buddies Social:  Tuesday, July 2 (required)
  • Meet and Greet:  Friday, July 19 (required)
  • Closing Reception:  Friday, July 26 (required)
Apply Here 
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