International Marketing Assistants

International Marketing Assistants (IMAs) are current international students who assist the Outreach and Admission teams at Shoreline Community College. In addition to communicating with prospective students in a variety of languages through social media and email, they also gain real-world skills by designing and producing marketing materials, including posters, brochures, and videos, using a variety of online tools as well as software like Photoshop and Final Cut Pro.

Meet our IMAs below and feel free to contact them through social media or email if you’d like to learn more about what it’s like to be a student at Shoreline!

Anas Al-Juboori, Iraq

Started at Shoreline: Spring 2017
Major: Aviation

Why I became an IMA: I like to help people and the job sounded interesting.

Why I chose ShorelineIt is a quiet place and my friends recommended it to me.

Favorite classesMath and Physics

What I do when I'm freeDo some exercise and play online games.

Favorite American food: Burgers


Facebook: العربية - Shoreline Community College

Ying-Chih (Anna) Chen, Taiwan

Started at Shoreline: Winter 2018
Major: Fashion Merchandising

Why I became an IMA: This job relates to my major. I want to learn more practical skills and gain more experience.

Why I chose Shoreline: Shoreline Community College has a great academic reputation, and the courses provided here match my major and my interests.

Favorite classes: Modern Art History

What I do when I'm free: I cook, read novels and comic books, watch TV series, and go to the gym.

Favorite American food: Pizza and donuts


Facebook: 雪蘭社區大學 Shoreline Community College

Line: Shoreline CC (shorelinecc)

Khanh Dinh, Vietnam

Started at Shoreline: Winter 2016
Major: Communication Studies

Why I became an IMA: I love getting involved in the campus, as well as interacting with other international students and learning about different cultures. I feel like this position allows me to maximize my experience and to share my experience with others.

Why I chose Shoreline: I knew about Shoreline through a friend when I was in Vietnam, and the facility, the events, and the diversity captured my attention right away! So far I have always been glad that I made this decision.

Favorite classes: I'm a communication studies major, so my favorite classes are definitely communication studies classes. I also really love any natural science class, anything that allows me to learn about human rights, equality, social justice, and even how the human mind works!

What I do when I'm free: A big part of my life is music, and that is usually how I spend my free time. I either play the guitar, the piano, or I sing and record. And if I'm not feeling productive, TV series is the way to go.

Favorite American food: Pasta and burgers all the way!


Facebook: Shoreline Community College - Tiếng Việt

Destiny Hartanto, Indonesia

Started at Shoreline: Fall 2017
Major: Visual Communication Design

Why I became an IMA: I wanted to become an IMA because it allows me to communicate more with other people as well as making future students feel like they can belong in Shoreline!

Why I chose Shoreline: I was introduced to Shoreline by my friend back in my home country and ever since then, I loved the friendly campus environment Shoreline offers.

Favorite classes: Art and Humanities classes

What I do when I'm free: I like to watch YouTube, take pictures, and listen to music.

Favorite American food: All of it!


Facebook: Shoreline Community College - Bahasa Indonesia

Line: Shoreline CC (shorelinecc)

Ichiro Kato, Japan

Started at Shoreline: Spring 2017
Major: Kinesiology

Why I became an IMA: I wanted an opportunity to enjoy something and improve my English skills as well.

Why I chose ShorelineBecause Shoreline is safe and beautiful.

Favorite classesMath

What I do when I'm freeI usually watch movies and dramas and play soccer.

Favorite American food: Hamburgers


Facebook: Shoreline Community College - 日本語

Twitter: Shoreline CC 日本語 (@ShorelineCC_JPN)

Thirachet (I/T) Lapjaturapit, Thailand

Started at Shoreline: Fall 2017
Major: Film Production

Why I became an IMA:  Working as an IMA is a very good opportunity for me to gain experience and improve my English.

Why I chose Shoreline: Shoreline has a safe campus and has the major that I’m interested in.

Favorite classesEAP and Drama

What I do when I'm free: I enjoy taking photos, watching/making YouTube videos, and exploring the city.

Favorite American food: Macaroni and cheese

Anastasia Mosina, Russia

Started at Shoreline: Winter 2018
Major: Manufacturing/Machinist Technology

Why I became an IMA:  I believe that my educational experience will help other potential students.

Why I chose Shoreline: It is a peaceful and green college close to Seattle with a variety of different disciplines and great professors.

Favorite classes: CNC Technology

What I do when I'm free: Hiking and walking through the city.

Favorite American food: Salmon steak


Facebook:  Shoreline Community College - Шорлайн Комьюнити Колледж

Seowon (Ashley) Rho, South Korea

Started at Shoreline: Fall 2017
Major: International Studies

Why I became an IMA: I became an IMA because I want to help other international students and improve my communication skills.

Why I chose Shoreline: My family recommended Shoreline Community College to me and also I really liked how pretty the campus is.

Favorite classes: Psychology and Economics

What I do when I'm free: I enjoy doing DIYs and watching comedy movies.

Favorite American food: Apple pie and biscuits and gravy


Facebook: Shoreline Community College – 한국어

Kakao Talk: shorelineedu

Xiaohu Shangguan, China

Started at Shoreline: Spring 2015
Major: Business

Why I became an IMA: I became an IMA because I enjoy helping other people, and I can gain great experience when I'm working. It's very cool to work at school as an IMA.

Why I chose ShorelineShoreline is a great college that I always heard people talk about. Shoreline has a large, safe, and beautiful campus that attracted me a lot. In addition, Shoreline has great faculty and high transfer rate.

Favorite classesESL and Drama

What I do when I'm freeI enjoy watching videos on YouTube when I'm free. I also love to play PC games and board games with friends.

Favorite American food: Pizza and chicken nuggets


QQ: 雪兰社区大学 (1745875177)

Weibo: @雪兰社区大学 (V 微博认证官方微博)

WeChat: 雪兰国际生 (ShorelineEDU)

WeChat contact info and QR code

IMA Mission

To share what it is like to be a student at Shoreline with prospective students, parents, and international partners and assist prospective students during the admission process.

IMA Vision

To increase the global presence of Shoreline Community College and help more students achieve their academic goals at Shoreline!

What IMAs Do

  • Represent Shoreline Community College as current student ambassadors to answer questions from prospective students and give campus tours to International Education visitors.
  • Increase our social media presence globally by engaging with our audience and connecting with new followers and regularly post on social media with helpful information for prospective and current students.
  • Learn and improve skills in marketing material design, effective communication, and social media management, using a variety of online tools and software like Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher), Adobe Acrobat Pro, Photoshop, InDesign, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, and Canva.

Become an IMA 

Hiring decisions will be made based on the applicant’s qualifications, completed online application, interview, and/or performance on assigned project. Skills in photography and video editing are preferred. Please stay tuned to our Facebook page and Instagram to learn when a position is open. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to bring them to International Education or email Linda Du.