2018 Jazz & Cheese Night
AIS, The French Society, and PIA (Penn India Association) hosted the annual Jazz & Cheese together. Live music were brought to the audience by student performers and we provided everyone with complimentary cheese and refreshments. Students were able to take a break from studying and meet interesting people from the diverse Penn Community.
Mentor Mentee Social
The Mentor Mentee Ice-cream Social was hosted in the Radian Lounge this year. Many students came to hang out with AIS and the mentors who helped their transitions to Penn over the summer.
2018 Fall GBM
AIS hosted its Fall GBM and provided Donuts from Beiler’s. The room was packed with students who were interested to join AIS.
AIS co-hosted the International Student Orientation for the freshman class and transfer students. We organized activities such as Walmart trips, water balloon fights, and S’more nights to help students transition into their college experience.
2018 Spring Formal
AIS had its Spring Formal at the Revolution House in Old City. Everyone at Penn was invited to attend and people who did come had a great time! Finger snacks and drinks were served at the venue. It was the perfect ending of a semester!
We invited all affiliate groups to join us for the March GBM where all groups shared their agendas and goals for the semester.
A&E NYC Career Trip
The Alumni & Employment Committee hosted a Career Trip to New York City to visit the offices of Squarespace and MongoDB. The event allowed students from international backgrounds to meet recruiters and current employees. Students were able to network with many of the employees and gained an insight into working in the US after graduation.
A&E Workshop Series #2: Resume & Cover Letter Workshop
The A&E Committee hosted a resume and cover letter workshop for international freshmen and sophomores. Students were able to get a personal feedback on their resumes and cover letters from current international upperclassmen.
At AIS’s first social event of the semester, the Love Mixer, students had the chance to take a break from midterms and enjoy each other’s company. With Valentine’s Day-themed food and amazing performances by Disney A Cappella and other talented students, the mixer was a huge success.
A&E Workshop Series #1: Internship Panel
The Alumni and Employment Committee of AIS held its first of the workshop series, the Internship Panel. Four panelists discussed their experiences working at Penn over the summer through programs such as PURM, SPUR and Pennovation Center.
Superbowl Ice Cream Soda Social
On February 4th, AIS had its Super Bowl Ice-cream Soda event in the Quad! Many people stopped by and grabbed ice cream and enjoyed the game!