Share your experiences abroad & grow your professional network
The Global Networks Program builds awareness of the study abroad opportunities offered by the SIS Office of International Programs (OIP) and engages with the vibrant international student population at SIS through student outreach, community engagement and a variety of events held each semester.
Please Note: As of Spring 2020, the Global Networks Program is not currently accepting new applications.
To provide a forum for students to share their study abroad and international exchange experiences
To increase graduate student interest in study abroad
To offer a supportive environment for SIS international exchange graduate students
To offer opportunities for program members to enhance their professional and personal skill sets
With ongoing support from OIP, to create a program that becomes primarily a student-run group
Enhance your resume with skills such as event planning, intercultural communication, and public speaking
Grow your professional network by leading events and building connections with the greater AU community
Become eligible for a recommendation letter from OIP (after at least one successful semester in Global Networks)
SIS graduate students may apply to be either a Peer Advisor or International Student Mentor.
All members must commit to the following:
One semester of participation with the Global Networks Program
Attend training with OIP staff to learn about Program expectations in depth
Allow your profile to be posted on the Global Networks Program website
Write one blog post and/or news article for the OIP Weekly Bulletin and/or website
Fall: July 1
Spring: December 1
If you have any questions, feel free to reach out via email. Your message will be directed to a relevant OIP staff member.