Exchange at Penn EAP Correspondents

The EAP Correspondents are Exchange at Penn students dedicated to sharing their experiences with the Penn community. These students highlight how EAP students engage at Penn during their time in an immersive, academic setting.

Interested in sharing your experience while you are at Penn? By participating in the EAP Correspondents program, you have the opportunity to:

  • Document your study abroad experience

  • Gain experience and exposure in writing, photography, videography, event programming, and/or other creative outlets

  • Build your résumé and LinkedIn profile

  • Receive free attendance to select EAP excursions

Program Requirements

  • Attend a kick-off meeting with your fellow EAP Correspondents.

  • Write a reflective blog post, to be published on the Penn Abroad Blog, a minimum of two times over the course of the semester.

  • Engage with Penn Abroad on social media, Instagram in particular, over the course of the semester by writing/sharing posts.

  • Assist EAP staff with communicating/promoting opportunities to your EAP peers and informal event programming/facilitation.

Eligibility

  • Studying abroad at Penn through the EAP program

  • Interest in writing, photography, videography, and/or social media

  • Accountability to meet all program requirements

Questions? Contact exchangestudents@upenn.edu.

Exchange at Penn Correspondent Application

Complete the following application to be considered for the role of EAP Correspondent. For questions please contact eap-assist@pobox.upenn.edu. 

Full Name
Penn School(s)
Personal Pronouns
To be used in public communications such as email and on social media, as needed, for events, Ambassador introductions, other communications that may feature Ambassadors. 

In approximately 500 words, please share why you are interested in becoming an EAP Correspondent.

Please share a recent photo of a subject and write an accompanying caption (as if you were posting on Instagram), that represents how you would approach and envision your work as a EAP Correspondent engaging with Penn peers. Upload the file using .doc or .pdf format.