The Language Connection
The Language Connection (TLC) is hosting a Pre-Academic Program
for Fulbright grantees for 3 weeks from July 21 to August 10.
The students take classes in the mornings, attend workshops and
events in the afternoons and go on excursions around New York City
in the evenings and on weekends.
For the afternoon, evening, and weekend events, Fulbright students
are accompanied and assisted by St. John’s graduate worker
St. John’s graduate assistant guides not only accompany and help
direct Fulbright students to their event destinations, but also
engage in conversation about the life of a university student in
Looking for energetic, social, motivated, Graduate Student
Workers who are available for the entire 3-week program, which
takes place on the Manhattan campus.
Graduate Student Workers will be needed from approximately 12pm to
6pm Monday-Friday, with some evenings until 9pm and Saturdays and
Sundays all day. Exception to the schedule: Monday, July 24
includes morning hours.
Up to 35 hours per week. Prior to the start date, there will
be one or two scheduled orientation sessions. Attendance for
orientation sessions will be mandatory.
• Work with TLC administration to plan and manage Fulbright
events and follow all TLC policies
• Oversee and serve as guides for all afternoon, evening, and
• Serve as a liaison between TLC and other on-campus and off-campus
groups such as Chartwells, alumni groups, service learning
• Be responsible for following agendas and plans and utilizing
proper transportation methods
• Develop materials such as maps, subway and walking directions,
day trip agendas, points of interest, etc.
• Accompany students to and from all events and follow all safety
• Attend and participate in most afternoon, evening, and weekend
• Communicate schedule, location, and time of events with Fulbright
• Engage Fulbright students in conversation at all
• Answer questions and offer information about graduate student
life in the U.S.
• Speak English fluently
• Be able to communicate clearly and professionally
• Work well with team of graduate assistants, staff, and
• Be able to assert oneself
• Be familiar with New York City and feel comfortable using public
• Have an interest in people from other cultures
• Be willing to share experiences as a student in an academic
institution in the U.S
• Feel comfortable in a variety of social situations
• Be able to troubleshoot and solve problems
• Be available for all 3 weeks and to work afternoons, weekends,
and some evenings
• Have excellent organizational skills and give attention to
In addition to completing the student online application,
students must submit their resume via email in an attachment to Sue
Peterson: email@example.com .
Please write “GA for Fulbright” in the subject line.