Information for Advisors
Campus Information Sessions
This fall, the CLS Program is planning outreach events at universities across the U.S. Please encourage your students to visit the CLS website and Facebook page as we may be coming to your area.
If you are interested in holding an information session for students on your campus please contact us by email or by phone at 202-833-7522. We're happy to provide resources for you to conduct your own CLS information sessions. Feel free also to download the 2013 CLS PowerPoint presentation.
Each year, the CLS Program selects a small group of outstanding recent alumni to be CLS Alumni Ambassadors. CLS Alumni Ambassadors represent the diversity of the CLS Program in language, field of study, gender, ethnicity/race, educational institution, state of origin, and future plans. Alumni Ambassadors take leadership roles as representatives of the CLS Program. They represent the program to various audiences, including prospective CLS participants, fellow alumni, CLS Program representatives, and the general public. The role of Alumni Ambassador is a one-year, unpaid, voluntary position.
Outstanding Alumni Ambassadors from previous years are also invited to continue serving the CLS Program as Senior Alumni Ambassadors. These “senior” ambassadors take part in all the usual ambassador activities, as well as serve in a mentorship role to other ambassadors.
Typical activities of an Alumni Ambassador may include:
- General CLS and/or county-specific presentations
- Participating in online forums (e.g. ExchangesConnect, State Alumni, Facebook)
- Providing prospective CLS students with information about their experience
- Responding to questions from future CLS participants as needed
- Speaking on an alumni panel at a CLS pre-departure orientation in Washington, D.C.
Click here to view CLS Alumni Ambassador profiles.
Find CLS Alumni on Your Campus!
A full database of CLS Program alumni from 2006-2012 is available in the CLS Alumni Database. Search for CLS alumni by name, home institution, language, year, and field of study.