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International Student Assistants

International and American undergraduate students serve as International Student Assistants to support the IEP students both academically and socially.

International Student Assistants assist IEP students in the following ways:  

Mentoring Sessions 

  • Exclusively for new students 
  • At least four sessions per semester 
  • Designed to assist with adjustment to an American universit


  • Held each week for all IEP students 
  • It is optional for most students but is a good opportunity to get help with homework or studying  

Conversation Hour 

  • Held once a week for all IEP students 
  • Students practice English fluency through games, topic discussion and informal listening 

A potential candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Native English speaker or advanced level of English fluency (Current ESL students are not eligible)  
  • Enthusiastic and strongly committed to helping people 
  • Knowledgeable of American Culture 
  • Knowledgeable of grammar concepts 
  • Responsible, flexible, and a sincere team player 
  • Good organizational skills 
  • Good cross-cultural communication skills 
  • A transcript that reflects diligence in academic work 

Do You Have Questions About Becoming a Student Assistant?

Contact us at: [email protected]