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International Assistant Application


we are no longer accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year


The International Assistant application is an online process. Please follow the detailed instructions found on the following pages to complete an application. There are several steps involved in the application process including writing essays, and being interviewed. It is important to follow all of the steps outlined. Please note there are different applications for new applicants, returning applicants and applicants who are currently studying abroad.

Check out the Boston College IA Facebook page for a glimpse into the people and activities of the IA program: IA Facebook Page: Want to Travel at BC?







Buildings on Google Calendar:

  • OISS Main Conference Room
  • OISS Upstairs Conference Room
  • McGuinn Hall: 029, 526, 437
  • Lyons Hall: 207
  • Stokes Hall: S201, S363
  • Fulton Hall: 240
  • Cushing Hall: 212, 333
  • O'Neill Library: 247
  • Higgins Hall: 280

If you already applied and have questions, please contact


REMINDER: It is to your advantage to turn your application in early. There are limited interview slots available.

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