Student Program Ambassador

Master of Environmental Studies Program (MES)


Reports To: Assistant Director


Hours: Varies – average of 4 hours per week (40 hours per quarter) in Fall and Winter quarter, and 10-20 hours total in Spring Quarter. Two or three positions available.


Duration: Ambassadors start in mid-September for training and new student Orientation and end in April after Admitted Student Day.


Compensation: $11.50/hour; may be paid completely or partially through work-study funds, depending on student eligibility


Start Date: Negotiable. Preference may be given to students who can attend a two hour Ambassador training the week of September 16. Ideally all Ambassadors will support new student Orientation on Monday, September 23.



  • Must be a second or third year MES student who is enrolled for at least 2 credits in Fall, Winter, and Spring of 2019-20
  • Excellent communication skills – phone, email, and in person
  • Professional
  • Interested in meeting new people
  • Flexible schedule


Job Duties:

  • Meet with prospective MES students for campus tours, or coffee or lunch (MES pays or provides reimbursement)
  • Call prospective students, applicants, or admits to answer questions or remind about application deadlines
  • Attend regular meetings and/or trainings with MES Assistant Director
  • Represent MES at fairs, events, or panels
  • Support planning and implementation of Admitted Student Day in April, 2020
  • Write or solicit one blog per quarter for MES website
  • Other promotional duties as assigned
  • Advise Assistant Director on certain recruitment/marketing decisions


How to Apply:

  • Submit a resume and a short statement explaining why you’re interested in being a Student Ambassador, to MES Assistant Director Andrea Martin at Preference given to applications received by 5pm on Friday, May 31. If needed, interviews will be held the week of June 10.