CGE Internship Applications Open!

The CGE is searching for two enthusiastic interns to work with exciting projects on campus this summer ! Internships are paid with working hours up to 40/week as projects require. If interested in either the Communications or Welcome Programs internship, please email your resume, letter of interest, and list of 3 references to by Friday, April 15! For additional details, call 918-631-3229.

Communications Intern

The Center for Global Education (CGE) will hire a student intern to assist with communications projects, including creating and updating CGE orientation videos.

Skills Required: Knowledge of film editing software, reliability, good organizational and time management skills, creativity, good writing skills, computer savviness. Some experience creating and editing short films is highly desired.

Beginning and Ending Dates of the Position: Flexible dependent on CGE and intern’s schedule. Start date could be as early as April 2016 and end date as late as August 2016.

Compensation: $8.50 per hour

Work hours: 15-40 hours per week. This position could be part-time or full-time, depending on the schedule of the chosen intern.

Duties will include:
(1) Create, update and produce CGE Study Abroad Orientation videos using the software provided. Examples: or
a. Create and update storyboards with pre-departure content;
b. Video record interviews of CGE staff and study abroad alumni;
c. Edit footage and produce high-quality, updated videos.
(2) Special Projects
a. Update CGE publications and handouts;
b. Prepare Freshman Orientation Materials;
c. Plan and produce study abroad promo videos and promo materials;
d. Other duties as required.

Welcome Programs Intern

The Center for Global Education (CGE) will hire a student intern to assist with coordination of summer culture and orientation programs to support students from the China University of Petroleum and incoming exchange students who have been admitted to TU. Under the terms of the China program, about 15 students who have completed their first two years at the Petroleum University in Beijing will complete their last two years of their undergraduate degrees at TU. Students will study petroleum engineering, geoscience, chemical engineering, and business. The students will arrive in time to enroll in Summer Session II. The intern will have responsibility for assisting students with their arrival in Tulsa, coordinating social and cultural outings intended to help them become familiar with TU, Tulsa, and the United States, and serve as a primary liaison to help ‘troubleshoot’ issues as the students arrive. The intern will also help welcome about 20 exchange students in August, liaise with Orientation and ISS and get them ready for classes to start in the fall. Duties may vary depending upon the needs of the CGE and the skills of the intern.

Skills Required: Exceptional organizational skills, familiarity with Tulsa and TU, interest in China and in international students in general, creativity, and excellent troubleshooting/problem solving skills. Ability to multi-task, positive & enthusiastic attitude, maturity, great customer service, self-starter, professional telephone etiquette, reliability, and ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality working with student files. Some Chinese language skills or experience in China is helpful but not required.

Beginning and Ending Dates of the Position: 05/09/2016 – 08/21/2016 (start date is flexible but must be available to work full time for the CGE during TU Orientation week!)

Compensation: $8.50 per hour

Work Hours: 35-40 hours per week, during CGE office hours, although hours may vary to include evening and weekend obligations.

Duties will include:
(1) Provide support for student arrival
a. Coordinate airport pickup for students when arriving in Tulsa;
b. Assist with organizing and coordinating student orientation when students first arrive;
c. Assist with coordinating arrangements for on-campus housing for students;
(2) Coordinate “Explore Tulsa” summer program
a. Identify cultural activities in Tulsa and surrounding areas that will introduce students to TU, Tulsa,
and the United States;
b. Work with local community organizations, such as the Tulsa Global Alliance, to coordinate summer
activities for students;
c. Organize and manage all logistics for summer culture programs, including transportation.
(3) Serve as student liaison for students during the summer
a. Be available to answer student questions about living on campus or in Tulsa;
b. Assist students with cultural adjustment to living in the US.
(4) Office Duties
a. Assist with answering the phones and walk-in traffic;
b. Help with office organization;
c. Assist with sending mailings.
(5) Special Projects
a. Update program information on the CGE Directory;
b. Update CGE publications and handouts;
c. Prepare Freshman Orientation Materials;
d. Other duties as required.