Become An Ambassador

Eligibility

Membership is available to a limited number of students per academic year. The term of membership is for one full year. An attempt shall be made to ensure that ambassadors will be representative of student diversity at Georgia Tech and within the Ivan Allen College.

To be eligible to apply for membership, interested students must be:

  • Enrolled during fall and spring semesters

  • Have successfully completed at least two semesters as a full-time student at Georgia Tech (by end of Spring)

  • Hold a minimum 3.0 GPA

  • Be available to complete the required service hours each semester (5 hours of service each month during the fall and spring (these hours include a group meeting every 3 weeks) and 10 hours total during the 14 week period of summer)

  • Willing to serve one semester as an intern in the Office of Enrollment and Student Affairs, GT1000 TL or Summer Orientation Leader

  • Commit to attending the mandatory weekend training session in November.

Qualities Sought

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Campus programs, activities awareness/familiarity

  • Ability to present effectively and communicate to audiences of all sizes

  • Possession of good interpersonal skills, including: the ability to be self-motivated, a commitment to professionalism, and a friendly, positive attitude

  • Willingness and ability to participate actively each month

  • Commitment to learn the history, statistical data, programs, and opportunities in the Ivan Allen College

  • Exhibited Ivan Allen College pride and spirit!

Benefits

Becoming a Student Recruiting Ambassador is designed to benefit you as well.​

  • Unparalleled experience in public relations (meeting people, public speaking, representing the College), which develops the skills and confidence vital to success in job interviews and career advancement

  • Opportunity to work with and learn from College Administrators and Associate Deans

  • Broaden contacts among faculty, staff, students, and administration for pleasure, help on campus, and references upon graduation

  • Opportunities to develop leadership skills-  Paid internship opportunities each semester in Deans Office, Priority selection for GT1000 TL positions*

  • Knowledge on successfully executing an event or project

  • College recognition and admiration

  • Confidence through inspiring and motivating others

  • And cool ambassador shirts, name badges, free food, and lots of swag throughout the year!

Summer 2019 Ambassador Welcoming Freshmen at Orientation

How To Apply

A formal application must be completed and reviewed by the Selection Committee. The Manager of Enrollment and Student Affairs for the college will contact candidates who meet minimum eligibility and will coordinate personal interviews. Because the group will be limited to no more than 25 members, candidates will be ranked and selected until all openings are filled.

Ambassadors who are successful throughout the academic year will participate in an annual evaluation process. Selection of returning students will always be completed prior to selection of new students each Spring.

Training and Meetings

We want you to be the best ambassadors on campus and feel confident in your abilities to represent the Ivan Allen College; therefore, we have developed a fantastic weekend training program and activities to help you get up and ready to serve! The weekend training program is mandatory to serve as an ambassador and will occur in January 2020.

One hour mandatory meetings will occur every 3 weeks and are scheduled far in advance. Meetings are currently scheduled on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 11-12. Day and time subject to change each semester based on a vote amongst the ambassadors.