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Become a Global Ambassador - Application Closes Tonight
The Office of International Affairs is seeking a group of passionate and creative domestic and international students to volunteer as global ambassadors. The global ambassadors are a diverse and engaging team of students committed to promoting cultural exchange and the engagement of students, staff and faculty in the global Ohio State community. 

This is a wonderful opportunity to get involved and enhance your personal and professional knowledge of the many cultures that makes us all unique.
  • Ohio State student in good academic standing
  • Committed to cross-cultural exchange
  • Open-minded and willing to learn about other cultures
  • Able to take initiative and work well with others
Deadline to apply is TODAY, March 12, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.
Summer Storage Options
Zippy Shell Columbus is a sponsor of OIA.
International students wondering what to do with your belongings over the summer should take advantage of Zippy Shell storage options.

Zippy Shell Greater Columbus will be at Ohio State for the third consecutive year to present ZippyU storage options. Regardless of whether you live on campus or off, Zippy Shell offers one special price for all summer storage. 

Zippy Shell offers free, on-campus pickups and redeliveries, including during weekends, at an affordable price with no registration fees. Those interested can reserve before April 17, when boxes will be delivered to students, or leverage the alternate box drop-off scheduled for April 21. Orders received after April 21 will need to have box kits collected at any of the designated pickup locations and times, detailed in the Summer storage move-out pickup schedule that starts April 23 - be sure to bring a copy of your sales order. 

Your Design Could be the Wallpaper for 10,000+ iPad Pro Devices
Digital Flagship is excited to announce an opportunity for students with art and design interests to have their work featured on the home screens of the largest 1:1 technology implementation in higher education. The winner will not only have their work pre-loaded on all 10,000+ devices distributed in the 2018-2019 academic year, but will also receive an iPad Pro, Smart Keyboard, Apple Pencil and protective case. 

A second-place finalist will also receive an iPad Pro package and have their design available for download. All undergraduate students are encouraged to submit their designs.  Learn more and apply before April 1.
Columbus Crew Game with Global Engagement
Celebrate the end of the semester while cheering on the Columbus Crew SC on Saturday, March 24. The Office of International Affairs is offering 40 free passes to watch the match against D.C. United. Transportation will be provided. The bus to the stadium will leave the Ohio Union bus turnaround at 5 p.m. and return to campus at 8:30 p.m.

To enter the lottery for the tickets, register online before March 19 at 11:59 p.m. Students will be picked at random and will be notified. If you have any questions about the trip, please contact Renée Bishai.

Fifth Annual Spring Egg-Stravaganza
The Office of International Affairs will host its fifth annual Spring Egg-Stravaganza for students and scholars on Saturday, March 31 at Enarson Classroom Building.

The event will include two egg hunts, delicious donuts with juice and many more exciting treats and prizes.

The first egg hunt will be for scholars and their families at 11 a.m., followed by an egg hunt for students at 1 p.m. Both egg hunts will take place in and around Enarson Classroom Building.

All who attend must register  online  before March 27 at 11:59 p.m. If you have any questions about the event, please contact  Mika Sasaki .
Apply to Be an Ohio State Signature Events Chair
If you are a student interested in putting your organizational and leadership skills to the test, then you should become the co-chair, or chair-elect, of one of our signature events -  Thanksgiving or  Taste of OSU

The Office of International Affairs is accepting applications from students who want to learn more about running a planning committee, budgeting, time management and communications. 

Applicants for the Thanksgiving co-chair position should be rising juniors and seniors. Students interested in applying for the Taste of OSU chair-elect position will need to be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student in spring 2020

If selected as Taste of OSU chair-elect, the student will be mentored throughout the Taste of OSU 2019 planning process so he or she will be ready to assume the position of chair of Taste of OSU 2020. Taste of OSU 2020 will take place on Friday, February 14, 2020.

More information can be found on our  website. Please apply before Friday, March 30 at 11:59 p.m. Contact  Alessa Rosa with questions
Global Engagement Film Series
The Office of International Affairs collaborates with the Gateway Film Center to host a monthly international film series. Students have the chance to view films from around the world for free! 

The next film will be shown on Wednesday, March 28 at 7 p.m. at the Gateway Film Center.

Students do not need to register for the event, but plan on coming early because t he first 30 students will receive free popcorn and soda! 

Admission is FREE for students with a BuckID and offered at regular price to the public.

Contact  Renée Bishai with questions.
Global Engagement Night - Global Hairstyles
Join the Office of International Affairs for Global Engagement Night   every Tuesday evening during the semester . Domestic and international students are invited to engage in weekly conversations on a variety of themes. 
The next Global Engagement Night will take place March 20, 6 p.m. in 160 Enarson Classroom Building, and we will discuss global hairstyles.
Visit   to see the full schedule and a list of topics for spring semester.
Spring Academic Workshops
All international students are invited to attend two upcoming academic workshops, designed specifically to address issues international students face in the classroom. The next sessions is:

Preparing Effective Papers
  • Thursday, March 22, 3:45 - 4:45 p.m.
    160 Enarson Classroom Building
  • This workshop will help students with the most common writing assignments at the undergraduate level, including short and long research papers, essays, and response papers.
  • Students will learn about:
    • Assignment expectations
    • How to effectively plan papers
    • Rules regarding plagiarism and citations
    • Writing resources on campus 
  • Register
ontact  Caroline Omolesky  with any questions.
Summer and Autumn Employment with Recreational Sports
The Department of Recreational Sports will start applications for summer and autumn positions March 19.

They are looking for enthusiastic, hard-working student employees who enjoy interacting with our student, faculty, staff members and their guests in a positive way. 

The student staff is an important component in helping Recreational Sports fulfill and achieve their mission, vision and values. In return, the department provides student employees with valuable work experiences at a fair wage. 

For more information on future available positions, please visit their website.

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