General Information

Student Engagement Global Ambassadors (SEGAs) are the heart of involvement on campus. This peer to peer advising program is designed to aligns with the university's strategic plan and highlight MSU's vision of shared services and campus collaboration. 

SEGA students will have the opportunity to share their personal engagement experiences with their peers through study abroad advising and classroom presentations. MSU students interested in getting involved on campus will have the opportunity to consult with SEGAs to better understand the magnitude and breath of engagement opportunities on and off campus. 

SEGA Ambassadors will:

  • Promote engagement and Study Abroad opportunities at MSU to current students
  • Earn Intercultural Studies (ICS 492) credit
  • Gain public speaking, group work, and independent project proposal, execution, and evaluation experience
  • Be peer advisors
  • Make an important life-changing difference in the life of students 

Eligibility and Expectations:

  • Demonstrated significant involvement in student organizations and/or volunteer work 
  • Have completed study abroad experience with academic credit awarded through MSU or be a current international exchange at MSU (strongly preferred, but not required)
  • Be a full-time, enrolled undergraduate student (12 credit hours)
  • Attend trainings and meetings
  • Participate in engagement activities 
  • Present to various audiences including MSU Friday, Orientations, Classrooms, etc. 
  • Positively promote and represent study abroad
  • Respond to questions about student engagement and study abroad 
  • Be in good academic and judicial standing

Commitment:

  • 35-45 hours per semester
    • The time commitment is not evenly spread out during the semester - there will be times that are much busier than others
  • Drop-in peer mentoring hours for 2-hour blocks every week during the semester
  • One half day training at the start of the semester, typically scheduled the first Saturday of the term
  • Attend 4-6 class meetings throughout the semester 

Application process

  • Complete the Spring 2018 SEGA application form 
  • Application deadline Monday, November 27th at 5:00pm
  • Prepare a 3-5 minutes presentation 
    • The presentation prompt will be sent out after the initial review of applications
  •  Presentations will take place during the week of December 4th - December 8th
    • The option to do a Skype presentation will be available upon request. 
  • Notification of SEGA acceptance will take place December 19th. 

Questions?

Contact
Colin Moravec
Study Abroad Advisor 
+1 (406) 994-5588
colin.moravec@montana.edu
Chelsey Wilson
Student Engagement and Leadership Advisor 
+1 (406) 994-5821
chelseywilson@montana.edu