Science Ambassadors: Overview

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

Trainings

To become a volunteer, you must first attend a short meet & greet. 

Sept 1 | Sept 22 | Oct 3 | Nov 17

Sign up for a training today. 

 

We also offer training an as-needed basis via individualized apointments. Contact Rebecca Gascon at rsgascon@iupui.edu to schedule a training session or get more information.

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Sign up to volunteer here!

  • Science Welcome Picnic | Sept 15
  • JagDay | Sept 20 
  • Latino Career Day | Sept 22
  • Out-of-State Vist Day | Sept 23 
  • Regatta | Sept 23 
  • Fall Fest | Oct 6 
  • JagDay | Oct 11 
  • Fall Fest | Oct 13 
  • Fall Fest | Oct 20 
  • JagDay | Oct 24 
  • Fall Fest | Nov 3 
  • JagDay | Nov 6
  • JagDay | Nov 30 

Benefits

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

Responsibilities

  • Participate in student panel discussions for prospective students
  • Lead tours 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

Requirements

  • School of Science major or minor, or completed 12 credit hours in the School of Science
  • 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

Expectations

  • Science Ambassadors should attend all Science Ambassadors meetings possible.
  • Science Ambassadors should complete a training session as soon as possible with a senior ambassador.
  • Science Ambassadors are required to complete at least two (2) volunteering events to maintain an active status.