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China Pre-Departure Orientation Volunteers

The Office of International Affairs seeks both American and international students interested in volunteering at the China Pre-Departure Orientation in the summer.

Every summer, The Ohio State University offers a Pre-Departure Orientation for new Chinese students who plan to attend Ohio State. The Pre-Departure Orientation offers future students and their families an opportunity to learn more about college life, meet other Ohio State students and university staff and learn important information before traveling to the United States.

Students who will be in China over the summer are encouraged to apply. Orientations are held in Shanghai and Beijing during June.

Responsibilities include greeting future students and their parents, as well as presenting on a variety of orientation topics. Students must attend an in-country mandatory training session if accepted to be a volunteer.


Applications are currently closed. Contact Megan Lawther with questions.

The Office of International Affairs will not incur any expenses related to travel or accommodations for the pre-departure orientation volunteers.