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Int'l Student / Scholar Svcs
Fax: 202-885-3354
Butler Pavilion, Room 410

ISSS office walk-in advising hours: Mondays: 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Bakar, Senem S
Director, International Student & Scholar Services

Int'l Student / Scholar Svcs
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
410 Butler Pavilion
Washington, DC, USA 20016-8041

International Orientation Leader

Orientation leaders at international student orientation.

What is an International Orientation Leader?

International Orientation Leaders are American University students who assist the International Student and Scholar Services office in making International Orientation happen.

What do they do?

  • Serve as a guide for new international students 
  • Give advice on being a student at AU to new international students
  • Provide encouragement and support for students undergoing social, cultural and academic transition
  • Facilitate the implementation of orientation programs for new international students

What are the advantages of becoming an International Orientation Leader?

  • Gain marketable skills to enhance your resume
  • Develop your leadership skills
  • Gain practical experience in teamwork and role modeling
  • Get the opportunity to meet new international students and their families
  • Make memories

Application process

Please note that the application deadline for the Spring 2017 cycle has passed.  

If you are interested, please send an email to