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The UAB International Mentoring Program assists International Scholar and Student Services by providing valuable information about UAB, Birmingham, and the United States to incoming international students. Chosen in early February each year, this dedicated group of students plays a crucial role in helping new international students make the best of their new environment.

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The UAB International Mentoring Program assists International Scholar and Student Services by providing valuable information about UAB, Birmingham, and the United States to incoming international students. Chosen in early February each year, this dedicated group of students plays a crucial role in helping new international students make the best of their new environment. To better meet the needs of international students, International Mentors follow a thorough training that involves leadership and cross-cultural communication skills. They must be able to introduce and guide new students through departmental, campus, and community resources. The UAB International Mentoring Program is a joint effort between International Scholar and Student Services and Student Life.

Category

Cultural

Organization Status

Renewal

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The UAB International Mentoring Program assists provides valuable information about UAB, Birmingham, and the United States to incoming international students.This dedicated group of students plays a crucial role in helping new international students make the best of their new environment.

To better meet the needs of international students, International Mentors follow a thorough training that involves leadership and cross-cultural communication skills. They must be able to introduce and guide new students through departmental, campus, and community resources.

Selection Process

If your organization has selective membership, please describe the selection process.

During the Spring, we will accept applications to International Mentors. The application consists of two recommendation letters and two short essays. Based on application scores, some students will move-on to the interview process for final selection.

President's Name

Leyah Schwartz

President's Email Address
Advisor's Name

Sharifa A. Wip

Advisor's Email Address

Your advisor will receive and email and must approve the registration or renewal before the Office of Student Life will approve it.