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International Orientation (IO) Leader Application

New International Student Orientation - Spring 2015

What is an International Orientation (IO) Leader?

International Orientation (IO) Leader is a volunteer student leadership position for all current UHCL students. IO Leaders assist in the New International Student Orientation Programs run by the Office of International Admissions and Programs. The programs include Airport Pick Ups, the International Gateway Series, New International Student Orientation, and Make Up Orientation. OIAP is now accepting applications for IO Leaders.

Position Description and Expectations

IO Leaders fulfill the following tasks and expectations within their volunteer leadership position:

  • Assist with conducting the following programs: Airport Pickups, International Gateway Series, New International Student Orientation, and Make Up Orientation.
  • Work with a team of IO Leaders, Student Diplomats, and OIAP Staff.
  • Mentor new international students through friendly interaction.
  • Perform program logistics such as greeting, check-in and out, tours, group leaders, room moderators, resource fairs, etc.
  • Answer student questions about UHCL and Clear Lake.
  • Be on time and professional.
  • The average time commitment for IO Leaders is 10 - 15 hours depending on how many programs they assist. At a minimum IO Leaders must volunteer for at least one of the two New International Student Orientation days which are January 14 and 15, 2015.

Application Process

Applications are available through Tuesday, November 11 at 5 PM.  Interested students must fill out the application form which can be found below.  Students will be invited for an interview with OIAP staff members which will be held on November 13 and 14.  Students selected as an IO Leader must attend the Mandatory Training Session on November 21 from 10 AM to 4 PM (lunch will be provided).  

**Please note to be a Spring 2015 IO Leader, you must apply even if you have served as an IO Leader in the past or have applied to serve as an Orientation Leader for SOAR/NSO as this is a separate leadership opportunity. 

IO-Leader Application

Application Deadline: November 11, 5PM.

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Training and Orientation
IO-Leader Training

Required Applicant Interviews: November 13 - 14

Mandatory Training Session: Friday, November 21, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

New International Student Orientation Event Sign-Up

I want to volunteer on the following event(s):

New International Student Orientation - You must work at least one of the following two days from beginning to end:

The following programs do not have a minimum volunteer requirement.  Please check all of the following events for which you would like to volunteer:

International Gateway Series (PreOrientation Events typically 2 hours in length):

Airport Pick Ups:

IO-Leader Questions

Answer the following questions so that we can learn more about you.

Finishing Up
  • A Thank You page is displayed when your form is successfully submitted.
  • A confirmation email will be sent to you within 2 business days.
  • For more information or assistance please contact us at 281-283-2740 or Office of International Admissions & Programs.
  • Any individual who requires a special accommodation to take advantage or participate in this program should contact the UHCL ADA Coordinator at 281-283-2626 at least one week prior to the program date to arrange for the accommodation.
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