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Program Recruitment

RECRUITMENT  101

Is your program in need of an attendance bump?  Here is a quick guide to help you recruit students for your travel study program.  The Center for International Education is here to assist you in this process.

 

ON CAMPUS

Place program posters advertising course details and information meeting times around the campus:

Center for International Education

Classrooms

Offices/Lounges

Building entrances

 

Announce your program loud and proud:

In the classroom

During Orientation

Departmental Meetings

  Club Meetings/Student Activities

  Informational Meetings (Set up with OIE)

  Student Government Meetings

 

Publicize & promote using a variety of virtual and social outlets:

Student Newsletter

Otis Webpage

  OTIS Community Email

  OTIS Facebook

 

Work with the Center for International Education to establish strong informational meetings with firm, unchanging meeting specifics (Dates, Times and Location) for each information session.

 

RECRUITMENT MEETINGS/INFORMATION SESSIONS

Recruitment sessions are an opportunity to share your enthusiasm for global exploration with potential participants. It is recommended to hold two informational sessions in your first month of recruiting. After

this period hold as many meetings as needed until enrollment has been met.  Please work with the Center for International Education to coordinate these sessions.

 

Possible meeting locations include:

OTIS Forum

Student Service Lounge

Classrooms

   OTIS Café

   Faculty Office Space

 

Ingenuity is key! Make your presentation interactive, exciting, and enticing. Try incorporating:

Music

Photos

Power Points

Videos

   Fun Facts

   Snacks

 

Keep it Lively!   
Discuss benefits of global citizenshipDiscuss narrative itinerary
Highlight activities that focus on topics covered in the classroom and beyond.
 
ONLINE
  • Take advantage of social media by creating a twitter account or by using the OTIS Facebook page to high- light your program.
  • Invite students to like http://www.facebook.com/InternationalEducationOtis
  • Link up to information/media regarding your destination
  • Create a Webpage. Use your own accounts to post and tweet meeting times, application deadlines and pay- ment reminders

 

  • CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION
  • Please utilize the Center for International Education (CIE) for assistance with student recruitment and outreach. For additional information contact Darren Grosch, Director of International Education, at dgrosch@otis.edu or by calling ext. 6994. The CIE is located in the Provosts’ office.

 

Thank you for your commitment to developing global citizens!