Graduate Student Ambassador

Duties of Ambassadors:

  1. Coordinate and provide graduate tours on campus for prospective and new graduate students
  2. Assist with on campus recruitment events
    • Group visits, UNT Preview, Grad Studies Expo, Graduate/Professional School Day, various recruitment events
  3. Communicate with prospective students about admissions processes, degree program options, visitor information and more.
    • Email, phone for various campaigns, write blog content, social media posts
  4. Assist with data entry of prospective students into database

Requirements:

  • Degree-seeking graduate student (full-time preferred)
  • Completion of at least one long semester at UNT
  • Preferred GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to describe experience as a UNT graduate student in an objective and professional manner
  • 20 hours each week, some Saturdays required
  • Attend at least one major recruiting event during the academic semester
  • Make satisfactory progress toward the completion of your degree

Application procedures:

Submit the following to dana.mordecai@unt.edu or bring to the ESSC, 3rd floor to the Toulouse Graduate School.

  • An application form
  • A current resume or CV
  • An unofficial transcript (can be found on my.unt.edu)
  • An essay of 250-500 words. Explain why you would like to be a Graduate Student Ambassador. Discuss the traits or skills that you have that will make you a good Ambassador and what you hope to gain by participating in the program.

Outline of position:

$11.50/hour rate for events or time in the office of 20 hours/week.  More hours occasionally required during periods of travel.

 

Position will be reviewed at the end of Spring 2018 for continuance.

Note: This position is not available to those who already hold an assistantship position within their department.