World Leaders

World Leaders

World Leaders provide the first official welcome to all new international University of Georgia students and help them prepare for a successful beginning on campus. This position provides a unique opportunity to have a positive impact on newly admitted international students while also developing leadership, communication, and teamwork skills. World Leaders work closely with ISL staff to ensure a successful orientation. The opportunity to work closely on a team with a select group of fellow student leaders is the most challenging and potentially rewarding aspect of the World Leaders experience.

This position is available to all UGA students to include undergraduate, graduate, or professional students. Students may only serve as a World Leader for two (2) years. A World Leader may only serve a third year if selected for the Senior World Leader role.  World Leaders provide leadership, guidance, and support to international students while serving as a role model. During International Student Orientation week, the role of a World Leader requires dedication, high energy, and exemplary support for students. The week is a long but rewarding experience for the World Leaders and the new international students.

Interested in becoming a World Leader for 2018?

Application deadline has been extended to Friday, December 1 at 5:00PM EST!

Applications for the 2018 World Leader positions wlll open on October 9th and close on Friday, December 1 at 5:00PM EST.

The World Leader application includes five (5) short-answer questions and requires a current resume to be uploaded. We suggest that you set-aside approximately one (1) hour to complete this application. We HIGHLY recommend that you prepare your short-answer question responses in a word document to avoid losing your work due to a connection issue or the form accidently crashing.

We suggest that applicants utilize the UGA Career Center's resume resources:

Once you are ready to apply, please use the button below (bottom of page) to start your application. 

World Leader Position Description

World Leader Application

Application deadline extended to Friday, December 1 at 5:00PM EST!

Meet the 2017 World Leaders

Contact ISL

International Student Life
The University of Georgia
210 Memorial Hall
Athens, Georgia 30602 | USA

Phone:  +USA 706-542-5867
Fax:      +USA 706-583-0006


Office Hours: 
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST
Monday-Friday (excluding holidays)