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Student Employment: UCC/Study Abroad Graduate Assistant SPRING 2021 - (PLEASE NOTE - This position is not currently accepting applications at this time).

Job no: 493456
Work type: Student Employment
Location: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Graduate Assistant

Job Title: UCC/Study Abroad Graduate Assistant
Department: Department of Cultural and Global Engagement (DCGE)
Student Employment Type: Graduate Assistant
  • Serve as the liaison between QU’s DCGE, students, and UCC and other host institutions
  • Assist students in meeting the academic, social, and cultural challenges of the study abroad experience during pre-departure, semester abroad, and re-entry
  • Heavy focus on advising students through application and program options.
  • Assist in response to risk management situations
  • Assist the DCGE in the overall development of this UCC’s study abroad program and others around the globe.
  • Effectively communicate and plan on average between 80 students, Quinnipiac University, and University College Cork; accept and review applications, organize flights, organize abroad housing, etc.
  • Potential opportunity to assist in accompany students to Cork, Ireland as a chaperone and guide, providing experiential knowledge
  • Support application process in Study Abroad Software Teradotta. Will be trained by software admin
  • Perform information sessions for study abroad
  • Support pre-departure meetings to prepare students for the coming semester
  • Assist in course selection, application process, study abroad software
  • Expanding programs in Ireland
  • Be available for open houses and admitted students day
  • Student advising in person and remote


  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and non-verbal)
  • Strong record keeping and documentation skills
  • Flexible, caring, helpful, and supportive attitude; firm but fair
  • Excellent multitasking
  • Proficient writing skills
  • Understanding of PowerPoint, excel, Word
Hours of Position:
  • 20 hours per week
Required Documents for Application:
  • Application only
Instructions to Applicants: Click Apply at the top of the page. Complete the required application.

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