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Posted on Jul 22 2009
Rotary International District 5770 is looking for a team of four professionals, ages 25-40, to travel with a Rotarian Team Leader, to spend March 15 through April 13, 2010, on a Group Study Exchange (GSE) to Rotary District 3520 in Taiwan which includes Taipei.
This GSE trip is sponsored by The Rotary Foundation.  Travel, lodging and meals are completely paid.  The goal of the trip is to provide a professional and cultural exchange.  Applicants cannot be a Rotarian or direct relative of a Rotarian (spouse, parent or child).  
Team-Member Candidates must be:

  • between the ages of 25-40 and currently employed in the early stages of any recognized business or profession on a full-time basis, and be committed to remaining in the work force well after the exchange;
  • able to take off one month from work for the trip and have adequate time to prepare with the chosen team members and team leader to learn about the culture and language of the country being visited;
  • flexible and adaptable, team players, personable, articulate, cooperative, exemplary in their work, and enthusiastic about their vocations;
  • reside in or be employed in the sending Rotary district and be citizens of the country in which they reside;
  • seek to gain a maximum educational value from the program, as well as be able to fulfill the rigorous demands of international travel and active participation in an extensive itinerary.

Those selected to participate will spend at least 1-day a week on the trip with a counterpart in a like-profession, providing you with international on the job training in Taiwan.  Team members will stay in host homes and will have plenty of time for sightseeing and other educational and social opportunities.
To access a Team Member Application Form, please click the "GSE Team-Member Application" on the RELATED LINKS box to the left. The application is interactive and can be filled out online and then printed. 
The application deadline for team members is Friday November 20, 2009 at 5:00 PM.  Please send the completed application form, a one page biographical sketch and a color portrait photo.

 Send to:           Jo Bennett- GSE Chair 
                        3401 Havenbrook St.
                        Norman, OK 73072
                        405 615-9581

Team member interviews are TBD.  If you need more information, please call GSE Chair Jo Bennett at the above number.