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CAREER EXPLORATION SUMMER PROGRAM

Unit Leader   Benefits     Photographer     Videographer     Volunteer

Unit Leader

Unit Leader 

As a Unit Leader you are responsible for leading a unit of undergraduate ambassadors and high school students (approximately 40-50 people). You are responsible for the general safety and development, growth, and skill achievement of participants in your group. 

Unit Leaders are expected to provide high quality educational and recreational experiences for program participants, and proactively identify and solve problems and areas of concern for every member of the unit.  

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Duration and Qualifications

Unit Leaders at Mizzou International Experience are expected to be committed 24/7 through the duration of the program (July 13 - July 28). During the program, Unit Leaders will stay in the university dormitories and will have the opportunity to accompany their unit on trips to Kansas City, Jefferson City, and St. Louis.

Unit Leaders are also required to complete online training and presential one-week Staff training prior to the program.

 

Unit Leaders are expected to have experience in leadership positions, have the ability to take charge and motivate others, and be friendly and energetic with a strong desire to make a positive impact on others.  

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Benfits

BENEFITS

EXPERIENCE LEADERSHIP

You will have the opportunity to hone your leadership skills! We provide you with all the necessary tools to successfully lead your group and facilitate important discussions.

 

You will work and lead with other university students from diverse and multicultural backgrounds.

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LEADERSHIP

EXPAND YOUR NETWORK

 

You will be exposed to professionals across the globe in a variety of career fields, offering the opportunity to expand your network internationally! 

Additionally, there is potential to create strong relationships with local and international students. 

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NETWORK

EARN A STIPEND

 

Upon upholding contract terms, you will earn a $1,000 stipend as a 2019 Ambassador. 

You will also receive a certificate of completion. 

EARN A 

STIPEND

During the program, your housing, meals, and transportation will be provided. 

Summer Staff will be required to stay in the university dormitory.

Photographer

As a Photographer you are responsible for taking pictures and documenting the program. You are responsible for selecting and organizing photos into folders, and selecting and editing photos for social media posts. 

Unit Leaders are expected to share photos with staff, students, and school coordinators at the end of each day. 

Duration and Qualifications

Photographers at Mizzou International Experience are expected to be committed 24/7 through the duration of the program (July 13 - July 28). During the program, Photographers will stay in the university dormitories and will have the opportunity to accompany their unit on trips to Kansas City, Jefferson City, and St. Louis.

Photographers are also required to complete online training and presential one-week Staff training prior to the program.

 

Photographers are expected to have experience with cameras and photography, preferably work with own camera, and must have experience with Photoshop or similar photo-editing program. Photographers are also expected to work on tight deadlines.

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Videographer

As a videographer you are responsible for taking videos and documenting the program. You will work on the memories video that will be screened for participants at the end of the program.

Videographers are also expected to make video interviews with students and Ambassadors in the duration of the program. 

Duration and Qualifications

Videographers expected to be committed 24/7 through the duration of the program (July 13 - July 28). During the program, Videographers will stay in the university dormitories and will have the opportunity to accompany their unit on trips to Kansas City, Jefferson City, and St. Louis.

Videographers are also required to complete online training and presential one-week Staff training prior to the program.

 

Videographers are expected to have experience with cameras and videography, preferably work with own camera, and must have experience with Premiere or similar video-editing program. Videographers are also expected to work on tight deadlines.

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CONTACT THE MIE TEAM TO LEARN MORE AND APPLY!

FEBRUARY 1ST: APPS OPEN

Applications are open to undergraduate University of Missouri students. To learn more about Unit Leader or Assistant Unit Leader positions, please email: mucoemie@missouri.edu

MARCH 1ST:  APPS CLOSE

 

Before applications close, be sure to confirm two professional references and have them fill out the proper forms (link in application). 

Official deadline is

March 1, 2019 at 11:59p.m. CST

This application does not guarantee your acceptance as a staff member, 

but it will be used in the selection process. 

Volunteer

Volunteer

Even though volunteers do not receive a stipend, they still have the opportunity to interact with International high school students, and experience MIE's unique perspective.

Volunteers will assist staff on activities, interact with students, and help with events' logistics.

Duration and Qualifications:

 

MIE has the duration of 2 weeks, and volunteers will attend to specific events, depending on the roles and specifications determined by staff. 

Each event lasts about 2 hours.

Volunteers must  be current MU students, be friendly and energetic with a strong desire to make a positive impact t on others and work well in a team setting and diverse environment.

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