Sample Study Abroad Advisor Resume

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Shawn Carey
1811 Bond Street
Providence, RI 2908

Job Objective To obtain a position as a Study Abroad Advisor with growing organization where there is room for advancement within the field.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Outstanding experience of working in intercultural environment and advising, counseling, and mentoring college students
  • Exceptional knowledge of implementing study abroad enrollment management software
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook, FileMaker & Dreamweaver
  • Ability to make suitable decisions
  • Ability to provide leadership to the graduate program
  • Ability to define the strategic goals associated with study abroad
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and work under pressure
  • Strong communication skills (interpersonal, oral, written)

Work Experience:

Study Abroad Advisor, August 2005 – Present
University of Missouri, Providence, RI

  • Served as primary advisor for educational opportunities in assigned regions.
  • Advised students, staff and parents on opportunities for study abroad and administrative policies and procedures.
  • Coordinated admissions process and country-specific orientations for assigned regions. Managed problems and special situations.
  • Evaluated current programs and identified new study abroad program.
  • Coordinated comprehensive pre-departure orientations.

Study Abroad Advisor, May 2000 – July 2005
Suffolk University, Providence, RI

  • Advised prospective and current students.
  • Developed program marketing materials.
  • Prepared pre-deviation orientation course materials.
  • Performed orientations sessions.
  • Collected program deposits.
  • Edited and revised the program website.
  • Compiled program reports and statistics.


Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Western States Chiropractic College, Portland, OR

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