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Science Ambassadors: Overview

Apply to be an Ambassador for the School of Science at IUPUI!

Complete the Ambassador Application

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Science JagDays: Feb 17 | Mar 4 | Apr 21

Spring Previews: Mar 6 | Mar 27 | Apr 10 | Apr 24

HASTI: Feb 6

Next Training Session: TBD*

WHY?

  • Meet new people
  • Contribute to the School’s growth through strategic recruitment efforts
  • Develop personal leadership and communication skills
  • Gain service experience for résumé

DOING WHAT?

  • Participate in a student panel discussion for prospective students
  • Lead a tour of the School of Science facilities for prospective students
  • Greet prospective students at recruitment events
  • Make phone calls to prospective students
  • Assemble promo folders and recruitment mailings
  • Join a marketing or event committee

DO I HAVE THE RIGHT SKILLS?

  • Completed at least 1 semester at the IUPUI campus (for panelists and tour guides)
  • Must be in good standing with the university
  • Proud of being part of the School of Science and interested in recruiting students
  • Enthusiastic about sharing experiences with prospective students and their families
  • Possess positive communication and teamwork skills
  • Dependable, reliable, and punctual
  • Must be flexible (opportunities often arise with little notice)
  • Ability to build relationships with diverse groups of people
  • Passionate about assisting students, families, faculty and staff
  • Represent the School of Science to the best of your ability

WHAT WILL BE EXPECTED OF ME?

  • Science Ambassadors must complete an application online: http://science.iupui.edu/volunteersignup
  • Science Ambassadors should complete a training session as soon as possible.*
  • Science Ambassadors should expect to serve 2-6 hours per month. Participation in multiple events is strongly encouraged.
  • Ambassador candidates should plan on attending the School of Science portion of a spring recruitment event as soon as possible to become familiar with the format and key messages.

*Ambassador trainings will take place on an as-needed basis. Check back for training schedule.