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Leader Application

Applications are currently being accepted for Spring 2018.

You must submit an electronic application and attend a group interview to be considered for this position. The deadline to apply is Friday November 3rd, 5:00 PM.

Position Description

International student leaders reach out to welcome new international students to UMSL and promote intercultural community on campus. The student leaders serve in a leadership and mentoring role to all international students and to domestic students seeking to expand their cultural awareness. Responsibilities include planning and publicizing programs, hosting meetings and events, and collaborating with various student groups and departments. We welcome all students who are internationally-minded to apply to be international house leaders

Download the full position description here


Costs & Amenities

Each leader receives a housing scholarship (equivalent to a 50% subsidy of the monthly rent cost) provided by the Office of Residential Life and Housing.

The International House is located at 8026 Natural Bridge Road, across from Benton Hall and next to the Greek Life houses. The 1960’s two story brick home features a partially renovated kitchen, living room, dining room, office and half bath on the first floor. The second floor includes two single bedrooms, one double occupancy bedroom, and a full bathroom. A parking lot is available behind the house.

Application Process

We welcome both international students and internationally-minded domestic students to apply to be international student leaders. The application includes the electronic application that includes two essays, the names and contact information for two references, and a group interview.

Complete the electronic application form here

For more information, please contact an International House Advisor:        

Rebecca Kehe, International Student & Scholar Services –

Meryl Jooste, Residential Life and Houseing -