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International Student Advisory Board Application Information

Thank you for your interest in joining the International Student Advisory Board! Applications have closed for Academic Year 2023-2024. Applications will reopen in March 2024.

International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) seeks motivated international students who are passionate about advocating to improve the international student experience and interested in gaining leadership experience. Selected ISAB members represent international students by working closely to advise ISS and voice issues that impact the Global Badger community.

Become a member of ISAB!
The ISAB consists of approximately 10 selected members. Current ISAB members will need to complete a new ISAB application for each year of service.

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Requirements and Qualifications

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Madison as an F-1 or J-1 student
  • Must be able to commit to full-year term and attend all the required monthly meetings
  • Passionate about advocating to improve the international student experience
  • Good time management and communication skills
  • In good academic standing with a minimum cumulative 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA)

ISAB Duties and Expectations

ISAB Duties & Expectations
Attend Monthly ISAB meetings (check schedule below)
Provide feedback and suggestions to improve the ISS services and programs
Represent the voices of your international student peers to ISS staff and leadership
Learn about ISS resources and communications and share with peers
Help with representation/presentation if requested
Communicate in a timely manner for:
email/Teams communication
representation/presentation requests
feedback requests

Benefits of becoming an ISAB member

Become a leader in the international community at UW-Madison
Advocate for international student needs
Engage with other students & ISS staff and gain new perspectives
Strengthen your resume
Have fun while developing lifelong friendships!

Meeting Schedule 2023-24 (tentative)*

Meeting Schedule 2023-24 (tentative)*

May 2023: New Board Member get together & social event with current Board members

Summer 2023: Optional meeting and get-together, ISAB website updates & planning for next year

August 2023: ISAB presentation at new student orientation, ISS Kick off

September – December 2023: Mandatory monthly meetings

February – April 2024: Mandatory monthly meetings & End of Year celebration

*In addition to above meetings, you may have ex
tra project meetings as needed.