Program Assistants

Program Assistants are current students who have studied abroad on one or more study abroad programs at Illinois. Program Assistants staff the Advising & Resource Center and are here to help you in your program search.

Aly

Aly

Program Assistant


Studied abroad in Ireland & Costa Rica

Alejandra joined IAGE August 2017. She is a senior at the School of Social Work. She studied abroad her sophomore year in Ireland Fall of 2016 and Costa Rica Spring 2017. Alejandra enjoys encouraging other students to study abroad. She is a first generation Latina college student and a huge advocate for education, travel, and community service.

Arnold

Arnold

Program Assistant


Studied abroad in Spain

Bio coming soon!

Cynthia

Cynthia

Program Assistant for Student Initiatives


Studied abroad in Brazil

Bio coming soon!

Emily

Emily

Program Assistant for Student Initiatives


Studied abroad in Spain

Bio coming soon!

Heidi

Heidi

Program Assistant


Studied abroad in China

Heidi is a senior majoring in supply chain management and marketing at the University of Illinois. She started working as a program assistant at IAGE in August of 2017. Heidi studied abroad in the spring semester of 2017 at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Her favorite part about advising students is getting her peers excited about going abroad. Heidi hopes that by sharing her study abroad journey, it'll inspire other students to go and create their own experience.

James

James

Advertising Program Assistant


Studied abroad in Australia

Bio coming soon! 

Jiayi

Jiayi

Program Assistant


Studied Abroad in Singapore

Jiayi is a sunior student majoring in Math and Statistics. She studied in Singapore in Spring '17 and started working as a program assistant this fall semester. Her favorite thing about advising is that she always gains new perspectives about study abroad and learns from the students, and at the same time, can use what she's experienced and learned to better help students.

Mady

Mady

Program Assistant


Studied abroad in the UK

Bio coming soon!

Nicole

Nicole

Program Assistant


Studied abroad in Spain

Bio coming soon!

Rad

Rad

Program Assistant


Studied abroad in the UK

Bio coming soon!

Saloni

Saloni

Media Program Assistant


Studied abroad in China

Bio coming soon!

Taylor

Taylor

Program Assistant


Studied abroad in Italy

Bio coming soon!