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Interested in gaining a world of knowledge?

If you:

  • are a responsible, committed, student interested in the field of international education or cross-culture exchange
  • would like to serve as an intern (for credit, unpaid) OR as a work-study employee (Note: For unpaid, for-credit internships, the CGE asks that applicants be willing to enroll for 3-6 credit hours of internship credit which translates to 10-20 hours a week of work at the CGE.)
  • are interested in learning new skills and competencies

Then we have a world of opportunities for you.

The internship/work opportunities available are varied. Some positions will provide the opportunity to learn immigration rules and regulations that pertain to international students in the US. Others focus more on programs and activities designed to help international students become more familiar with US culture and academic culture, as well as programs that engage both US and international students to promote cross-cultural understanding.

With hands-on work, students will gain knowledge and understanding about how this office works within the Division of Student Affairs and the services that it provides to the FSU campus and community. Our internships and work-study positions provide excellent opportunities for the student to learn about the field of international education.

UPDATED: 3/23/2017

Work-Study Positions Available

Florida or Federal Work-Study Positions Available:

  • Information Technology Assistant - CLOSED
  • The CGE IT Assistant will provide support to the IT Manager by performing basic administrative task. This position will be task to maintain and improve data integrity by organizing data in our International Student and Scholar Immigration Software. In addition, provide help with technical support and assist with tech inventory.

  • ISSS Immigration Assistant - CLOSED
  • Assist with reviewing scholar and student compliance with J visa insurance requirements by running weekly spreadsheets, reviewing submitted documentation, entering dates of coverage, and indicating missing documentation.

  • Front Desk Receptionist Immigration - CLOSED
  • The CGE Immigration Front Desk Receptionist provides support to the International Student and Scholar Services suite by performing basic administrative and customer service tasks, including welcoming students and referring them to the appropriate staff member or service, routing phone calls and general emails, processing mail, scanning of immigration documents, and other clerical tasks.

  • Front Desk Receptionist 1st Floor- CLOSED
  • Welcoming visitors, answering main phone line at front desk, transferring calls and taking/relaying messages. Answering room reservations and assisting visitors with check in/out procedures and also filing and bookkeeping.

  • Event Staff - CLOSED
  • The position serves as building staff of the Globe during the evening and weekend hours of operation. S/he will provide general assistance to the guests of The Globe, to maintain continuity of service of The Globe and after hour events. Event Staff are required to maintain a professional attitude and appearance at all times, and must adhere to the guidelines indicated below.

  • Clerical Support Staff - CLOSED
  • Assisting Administrative Personnel in daily tasks including but not limited to: filing and organizing sensitive information, creating labels and binders for accounting purposes, shredding, running errands, depositing checks, assisting Office Manager with Global Cafe by counting money along with two other staff members, as required by cash collection procedures, and making deposits to UCA, reconciling financial information, creating summary tables to display past and current work progresses.

How to Apply:
If you have a federal or Florida work-study award and are interested in employment at CGE, please email the following information to Kevin Galutera at Please use the subject line Work-Study Employment along with the Position you are interested in.

OPS/Part Time Jobs

Graphic Designer - CLOSE

The Center for Global Engagement is seeking a part-time Graphic Designer for approximately 8 hours a week. The Graphic Designer responsibilities include creating print and online collateral including posters, handbills, flyers, handbooks and brochures as well as graphic elements to be used on the website, in social media, and on LCD monitors. This is a paid position earning $10 an hour. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong portfolio and prior experience in graphic design. The Graphic Designer reports to the CGE Communications Coordinator Beth Pannell.


  • Must be advanced/proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (CS6), including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Acrobat Pro.
  • Must be able to juggle many projects at once and meet deadlines while working in a fast-paced environment using PCs.

How to Apply: Send an email with cover letter, resume and a link to your portfolio to Beth Pannell at:

Student Assistant, Intercultural Programs - CLOSE

The Student Assistant for Intercultural Programs plays a key role in the Center for Global Engagement’s mission to provide both international and domestic students with a global experience while remaining on FSU’s campus. The Student Assistant helps plan and implement intercultural programs to promote interaction between international and US students. The Student Assistant also assists with logistics and support to the short-term Beyond Borders Cultural Exchange groups (from Jamaica and Germany) and interns from the University of the West Indies. Through this position, the Student Assistant gains a high level of experience interacting with students from around the world and makes connections with these students to show them insights into American life and culture. The Student Assistant position is ideal for an individual who is committed to and experienced in the benefits of intercultural exchange and dialogue.


  1. Contribute to the planning and implementation of intercultural programs to promote interaction between international and US students. Programs will meet requirements of the Global Citizenship Certificate, as well as promote international student integration into campus life. Student Assistants will be responsible for creating and planning at least one international/intercultural event per semester.
  2. Assist with hosting of incoming Beyond Borders Exchange students from Germany and Jamaica to help facilitate their interaction with outbound FSU Beyond Borders students.
  3. Help promote and market CGE, Intercultural Programs and the Beyond Borders cultural exchanges through tabling on campus, information sessions, and classroom presentations.
  4. Assist with orientation and campus tours for new international student orientation in August and January.
  5. Support transportation of international students by driving CGE vans (10 passengers and 6 passengers) for airport pick up, field trips and shopping trips.
  6. Assist with errands and tasks, including shopping for supplies in support of the above programs, and setting up rooms for incoming Beyond Borders students.
  7. Other administrative duties as assigned to support the Intercultural Programs unit and the Center for Global Engagement.
  8. Must comply with time entry requirements and enter time worked by payroll deadlines.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience planning and implementing student programming on campus.
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience leading and facilitating groups of students.
  • Ability to work independently as well as on a team.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule with varying hours, including evening and weekends.
  • Knowledge of American culture and higher education in general, and FSU in particular.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to Center for Global Engagement mission.
  • Possess valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds.
  • Access to use of a cell phone and ability to use it for communication in this position.

Preferred Qualification

  • Experience living, studying or working abroad.
  • Experience interacting with people of other cultures.
  • Demonstrated leadership role and involvement in co-curricular activities.

Schedule and Pay:

  • Must be able to start in mid-August (before classes begin). Must be able to commit to both Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters consecutively. The schedule is 5-20 hours per week depending on program needs. Note that this is a position with variable hours, including nights and weekends. This position is best suited for an individual with a flexible schedule. Some weeks (when hosting Beyond Borders groups for example) will be more heavily scheduled than other weeks.
  • Pay $8.50/hr.


This position reports to CGE's Intercultural Programs Coordinator

How to Apply: Email Lena Papadopoulos at and ask for the “Student Assistant Application”. Application Deadline: Sunday, April 9, 2017.

CGE Immigration Front Desk Assistant - CLOSED

Position Description

The CGE Immigration Front Desk Assistant will provide support to the International Student and Scholar Services suite by performing basic administrative and customer service tasks.


  • Welcome students and refer them to the appropriate staff member or service
  • Route phone calls and general CGE emails to the appropriate advisor
  • Perform basic data entry
  • Sort and distribute mail
  • Scan immigration documents
  • Miscellaneous administrative tasks, as needed

Start Date: May 2, 2016

End Date: August 26, 2016

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pm (with 1 hour break for lunch)

Wage: $8.50/hour
Please note: This is a clerical support position that does NOT qualify for graduate tuition waivers.

Ideal candidate will be detail-oriented with strong customer service and critical thinking skills. Must be able to commit to work through the entire period.

How to apply: Email your cover letter, resume and two references to Luca Lipparini ( by April 8, 2016.

International Student Services Assistant - CLOSED

Position Description

The Student Services Assistant will provide support to the International Student Services Coordinator and will assist in the process of working with newly admitted international students. The position will primarily assist in producing and sending immigration documents and pre-arrival information to new international students in a timely manner and responding to their questions via email prior to their arrival at FSU.


  • Input data into internal student database, Excel spreadsheet, and myFSU
  • Create and maintain student files
  • Prepare mailings of immigration documents and welcome materials
  • Correspond by email to prospective students
  • Receive and sort incoming mail and faxes
  • Check student documents for completion
  • Pull and filter data accurately for reporting purposes
  • Provide occasional front desk coverage in International Student & Scholar Services Suite
  • Assist International Student Services Coordinator as needed with orientation, workshops, and events


Prior experience in an office or professional setting. Excellent organizational and computer skills, including Excel and Word. High attention to detail. Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, especially in writing. Ability to follow established procedures in a busy office setting and to maintain confidentiality and privacy of information. General interest in international education and international students. Ability to set a consistent work schedule.


Experience maintaining databases and filing systems. Familiarity with FSU administrative offices and student services on campus. Previous experience in an international setting and/or knowledge of a foreign language.


15 hours per week Fall/Spring, 20-25 hours per week Summer. Scheduled hours will be performed during standard business hours 3-5 days per week.


$9.00 per hour
Please note: This is a clerical support position that does NOT qualify for graduate tuition waivers.

Period of Employment

Position will begin January 2015. Due to the level of training for this position, the assistant must be available to remain in this position through the end of December 2015 at minimum.

How to Apply

Send a cover letter explaining your interest in this position and how it relates to your academic or career goals, your resume, and names and contact information for 2 references (preferably at least one from FSU) to John Easterbrook, Application deadline: February 16 at 5:00pm.

Globe Kitchen Supervisor - CLOSED

Position Description:
The kitchen supervisor will ensure that all Globe kitchen policies and procedures are adhered to during kitchen use by student groups and FSU departments during events that involve the Globe kitchen. The supervisor will also prepare refreshments for special events and international coffee hours as well as carry out cleaning responsibilities. Supervisor needs to be highly organized and capable of multi-tasking in a fast paced environment.

This is a part-time position and will be scheduled as needed for up to 15 hours per week. The supervisor must be available Fridays from 1pm – 8:00pm. The supervisor will be scheduled as needed for events on other days during the week depending on availability.


  1. Ensure that the kitchen at The Globe functions as a licensed facility and is in compliance with all Florida State University, Leon County and State of Florida regulations regarding health and safety. Ensure compliance with all safety, sanitation, and cleaning policies and procedures by any group or department using the kitchen
  2. Supervise and support any groups that use the kitchen, whether for a Globe sponsored event or an outside event in which the kitchen is reserved in advance. The supervisor will oversee groups as they cook and clean in the kitchen and ensure that all cleaning duties are completed as required. Some cleaning by the supervisor will be required to keep the kitchen at the highest standard of cleanliness and sanitation.
  3. Prepare refreshments and snacks, to include baking, cooking, chopping and plating for Globe sponsored programs including International Coffee Hour, Global Café, receptions and special events.
  4. Maintain oversight of inventory of cleaning supplies and kitchen staples and order or restock as needed.
  5. Perform monthly maintenance cleaning procedures on kitchen equipment and carry out detailed kitchen cleaning as indicated.
  6. Maintain regular and timely communication with the Scheduling Coordinator to ensure coordination and completion of above responsibilities.


  • Experience working in a licensed, professional kitchen.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to take initiative as well as follow instructions.
  • Experience in a supervisory role.
  • ServSafe Certification, or willingness to get the certification.


  • Knowledge of International Foods
  • Experience in Baking from scratch

Reports to:
Scheduling Coordinator
Jesse O'Reilly

How to Apply: Send an email with your resume to:

Global Event Staff - CLOSED

Application Deadline for Fall 2014: TBD

The position serves as building staff of The Globe (Global and Multicultural Engagement Building) during the evening and weekend hours of operation.  S/he will provide general assistance to the guests of The Globe, to maintain continuity of service of The Globe and after hour events. Event staff are required to maintain a professional attitude and appearance at all times, and must adhere to the guidelines indicated below.


  • Aid the professional staff of Center for Global and Multicultural Engagement in the operation of the various facilities.
  • Ensure guests are given proper equipment needed for given events.
  • Report maintenance and repair needs to the Scheduling Coordinator in order to maintain a clean facility.
  • Enforce the rules, policies, and other regulations set down by the university and The Globe.
  • Record and report general activity, unusual incidents, injuries, damaged property, or emergencies in an Event Staff Report for each shift.
  • Clear and secure all areas of the building at closing as well as open the facility on weekend events. Includes ensuring rooms in the complex are locked and unlocked as scheduled.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers in building. Customers include all students, faculty, staff and outside community members that work, visit, or otherwise have contact with The Globe.
  • To perform other duties as assigned.

General Job Qualifications:

  • Must have a flexible schedule with availability after 5 pm on weeknights, and all day (shift times vary) on weekends.
  • Must be able to follow established procedures for building use and enforce building use policies. Must display a cooperative spirit with supervisors, co-workers and guests.
  • Must be able to conceptualize oral and written instructions required to setup and break-down rooms.
  • Customer service experience.
  • Be able to lift at least 25 lbs
  • Must maintain a 2.5 or better GPA.

Schedule and Pay:

  • Will work 5-15 hrs per week depending on number of shifts and schedule availability.
  • Pay $8.00/hr.

How to Apply: Send an email with your resume to:

Internship Positions Available

CGE Immigration Front Desk Intern – Fall 2017 - OPEN

Dates: August 21, 2017 – December 15, 2017
Application Deadline: April 14, 2017

Description: Greet international students, scholars, staff and faculty seeking immigration-related services. Support the International Student and Scholar Services team by performing general front desk operations including file maintenance, data entry, phone and email monitoring and other duties as needed. This position offers an opportunity to learn about immigration rules and regulations as they pertain to F-1 and J-1 international students and scholars as well as H-1B international employees. The Front Desk Intern will also gain exposure and insight into the multitude of programs and activities sponsored by the Center for Global Engagement.


  • Junior or Senior class standing, or graduate student
  • Majoring in a field related to international affairs or education - or have a strong career goal related to these fields
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Must be willing to interact with the public in a professional capacity
  • Must have 3 references

This is an un-paid internship for which you must receive academic credit.

This position is open to both domestic and international students.

Time: Schedule varies. Minimum commitment - 20 hours per week.

How to Apply: Send a cover letter explaining your interest in this position and how it relates to your academic or career goals, your resume, and names and contact information for at least 3 references (preferably at least one from FSU) to Luca Lipparini, .

Global Ambassadors Program Intern - CLOSE

Position Open for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
Application Deadline: Sunday, April 9th

Description: The Global Ambassadors program (GAP) is a program that gives international students, faculty, and scholars the opportunity to be cultural ambassadors of their countries! They engage in speaking opportunities throughout Tallahassee at community organizations, K-12 schools, and FSU classes.

The Global Ambassador intern works with the Intercultural Programs Coordinator, GAP participants, and partner organizations to facilitate the speaking engagements. The intern promotes the program, provides orientation for new members, manages program communication, and accompanies students to their presentation sites with the use of CGE vehicles.


  • Full-time, degree-seeking student (graduate or undergraduate)
  • At least a 3.0 GPA
  • Sufficient in Microsoft Suite Programs
  • Professional communication skills
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and insurance
  • Flexible schedule is a plus
  • Interested in learning about different countries and cultures
  • Previous international/intercultural experience is a plus
  • Any major is welcome to apply! Graduate students encouraged to apply!

Time Commitment:

  • Must commit for a full academic year (fall and spring)
  • Up to 10 hours per week (academic credit available)
    • Note: GAP events are scheduled as requested, so flexibility in the intern’s schedule is desirable


  • Paid $8 per hour for hours spent taking GAP students to presentations
    • The hours for which you drive students to local establishments/schools for presentations are paid hours; all other hours spent in the office or meeting with students are unpaid (3-6 hours/week paid, 4-7 hours/week unpaid)
  • Up to 10 hours per week (academic credit available)
  • Great professional development opportunity
  • Opportunity to meet and make friends with students from all over the world
  • International experience toward Global Pathways Certificate
  • International experience toward Garnet and Gold Scholars Program

How to Apply: Please email Lena Papadopoulos at with a resume and short cover letter by Sunday, April 9th.

2016 Orientation for New OPS staff

We are pleased you have joined the team. This mandatory orientation provides you with information necessary to be working at CGE. You are encouraged to take this orientation at one sitting, and you will be directed to the next step when you reach the end of this orientation. Please use the code provided by your supervisor to take the orientation.

Click here to take the orientation

Click here for the FERPA presentation