General Information

Student Engagement Global Ambassadors (SEGAs) are the heart of involvement on campus. This peer to peer advising program is designed to align with the university strategic plan and highlight MSU's vision of shared services and campus collaboration. 

SEGA students will have the opportunity to share their personal engagement experiences with their peers.  SEGA students are also available for classroom presentations regarding Student Engagement and Study Abroad.  MSU students interested in getting involved on campus will have the opportunity to consult with SEGAs to better understand the magnitude and breath of engagement opportunities on and off campus. 

 

SEGA Ambassadors will:

  • Promote engagement and Study Abroad opportunities at MSU to current students
  • Earn upper division (GH 494) credit
  • Gain public speaking, group work, and independent project proposal, execution, and evaluation experience
  • Be peer advisors
  • Make an important life-changing difference in the life of students 

Eligibility and Expectations:

  • Demonstrated significant involvement in student organizations and/or volunteer work 
  • Have completed study abroad experience with academic credit awarded through MSU or be a current international exchange at MSU (strongly preferred, but not required)
  • Be a full-time, enrolled undergraduate student (12 credit hours)
  • Attend trainings and meetings
  • Participate in engagement activities 
  • Present to various audiences including MSU Friday, Orientations, Classrooms, etc. 
  • Positively promote and represent study abroad
  • Respond to questions about student engagement and study abroad 
  • Be in good academic and judicial standing

Commitment:

  • 35-45 hours per semester
    • The time commitment is not evenly spread out during the semester - there will be times that are much busier than others
  • Drop-in peer mentoring hours for 2-hour block every week during the semester
  • One half day training at the start of the semester, typically scheduled the first Saturday of the term
  • Attend 4-6 class meetings throughout the semester 

Application process
SEGA Ambassador applications for Fall 2019 are open! Fill out a SEGA application form to apply! 

Questions?

Kate Batchelder
Study Abroad Advisor 
Course Instructor
+1 (406) 994-7151
katherine.batchelder@montana.edu 
Randi Maiers
Community Engagement Programs Coordinator
Course Instructor
+1 (406) 994-7475
maiers@montana.edu 
Chelsey Wilson
Student Engagement and Leadership Advisor 
Course Instructor
+1 (406) 994-5821
chelseywilson@montana.edu