• Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and be in good disciplinary standing with the College
  • Be an international student, have studied abroad in college, or possess significant experience living or working abroad
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn about FIT—its people, programs, and community
  • Enjoy speaking and sharing experiences with others
  • Be open to speaking in front of groups and working with faculty
  • Be available for Cultural Fellows Training and Events
  • Commit to program participation through May 2022

Program Benefits

  • Salary – $15 per hour (subject to change)
  • Opportunities to develop public speaking, leadership, and interpersonal skills
  • Opportunities for classroom presentations and serving as a faculty resource
  • Building your FIT network
  • Cultural Fellows gear

Job Description

Cultural Fellows have the opportunity to select work assignments that fit their schedules; however, they should expect to participate in the following:              

  • April 9, 2021 – Cultural Fellows Training (mandatory)
  • August 16-20, 2021 – Tiger Leader & Cultural Fellows Training (mandatory)
  • August 22-27, 2021 – Fall International & Exchange Student Orientations (mandatory)
  • January 19-21, 2022 – Spring International & Exchange Student Orientations (mandatory)
  • Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 International Student Services & Office of International Programs Events
  • Language Exchanges
  • Assist in social media and prearrival mentor/mentee outreach for international & exchange students
  • Engage with faculty for Cultural Fellows in the Classroom activities
  • Help recruit other Cultural Fellows
  • Other related activities to be determined

Cultural Fellows must attend mandatory training April 9 and August 16-20, 2021, and will meet regularly throughout the fall and spring semesters for regular updates, additional training, and scheduling of assignments. All program participants will also participate in an evaluation and assessment process.

Selection Process

After submitting the CF application, applicants will be contacted to sign up for an interview, to be scheduled through February 2021. Students selected to be Cultural Fellows will be notified by email. 


Deadline to apply: TBD

» Cultural Fellows Application


For more information, please contact International Student Services by email at [email protected].