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International Reach Ambassador Application Information
ISS International Reach is seeking motivated international students who are interested in gaining leadership experience and improving communication skills. Selected Reach Ambassadors represent ISS by fulfilling requests to present about their country, culture, or experience to campus and Madison community. Reach Ambassadors also participate in a series of training socials throughout the year where they can get to know other ambassadors, learn new skills and participate in discussions and activities where they can explore what it means to be an international student at UW-Madison.

Become an International Reach Ambassador 2020-21
Minimum requirement
Must be enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Madison
Must be able to commit to full year term and attend most of training socials
Comfortable with public speaking
Able to share your own culture and experience with others

Benefits of becoming Reach Ambassador
Become a leader in the international community at UW-Madison
Increase skills in intercultural communication and sensitivity
Meet students from around the world and gain new perspectives
Attend monthly training socials where you will learn about topics that will enhance your experience in Reach and in your life beyond Reach
Improve communication skills and learn to adapt your communication to your audience
Strengthen your resume
Opportunities for you to meet the Madison community and other neighboring schools and organizations
Learn about your identity as an international student in the US and how to share your story with others
Have fun while developing lifelong friendships!

At the end of each academic year, each Reach ambassador will receive an official certificate from International Student Services recognizing your service.

How to Apply
Applying to the Program is a 3-step process:
1. Complete and submit online application
2. Complete online interview
3. If selected, attend the Ambassador Orientation

You will hear from us shortly after if you have been selected to join the program.

For more information, please go to the online application form
If you experience any technical difficulties with the form please email for help.

Application Deadline: Friday, July 31st, 11:59PM (CST).