OPCD Student Ambassador Description:
The Student Ambassador (SA) Program equips and develops select student influencers to serve as Ambassadors for the Office of Personal and Career Development. Because the SAs are all liberal arts majors, from a variety of disciplines, the program allows our office to better serve students throughout the campus. (This can be seen in the current class of Ambassadors’ bios: link)
Through peer-to-peer outreach, the Ambassadors generate positive campus-wide student awareness of and weekly engagement with the OPCD. Outreach can take the form of oral presentations to student groups as well other creative mediums of communication student respond to.
Benefits to Students:
- Receive special training on a variety of personal and career development topics.
- Have the opportunity to share ideas to shape the OPCD’s outreach efforts as valued members of the team.
- Assigned a personal mentor with whom they will meet.
- Receive special access to OPCD administrators, such as our Vice President Andy Chan, as well as referrals to networking contacts to assist in their own personal and career development.
- Develop leadership, presentation, creativity, and teamwork skills.
- Must be a current sophomore or junior who will be on-campus during the Spring 2014 semester.
- Plan to declare or are currently a liberal arts and sciences major/minor.
- Desired skill set includes: public speaking; ability to take initiative; creativity; written and oral communication; conscientious; exhibits maturity and excellent judgment, ability to connect with other students.
- Not over-committed to other student organizations; a willingness to commit to weekly meetings (approximately 1.5 hours/week) and to prep for and execute 10 hours of outreach per semester to student.
Want to apply? Applications are open until Friday Dec 6th at 5:00 pm. Click here for the application.