King’s International Bridging Assistant Position, 2024 - 2025

Position Objective:

Welcome and assist international and exchange students new to King’s to adapt to university life and Canadian culture.

Time Commitment:

Must be available from Sunday, August 25 to Sunday, September 1, 2024


Bridging Assistants attend a mandatory day of training, on Wednesday, August 21, 2024.

  1. Communicate with King’s International and assist with all aspects of the Bridging Program
  2. Work with fellow Bridging Assistants to organize events for incoming students
  3. Act as an orientation leader for incoming International students
  4. Guide students on off-campus and out-of-town excursions
  5. Be at welcome booth throughout the week
  • Cross-cultural competency, understanding, and sensitivity
  • Strong communication, organization, and leadership skills
  • Time management and multi-tasking abilities
  • Flexibility, open-mindedness and good interpersonal skills
  • Initiative, enthusiasm and dependability
  • A chance to develop your cross-cultural skills and understanding
  • Opportunity to build international connections and diverse friendship networks
  • A new global perspective through cross-cultural exchange
  • Invitations to all Bridging Week programming events including out-of-town excursions
  • Recognition through your Co-Curricular Record and the Global and Intercultural Engagement Honour
  • Letter of recommendation available upon request
Application Deadline is February 26, 2024.