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Science Ambassadors

Overview

Benefits

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

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

  • 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

Expectations

  • Science Ambassadors must complete an online Science Abassador application 
  • Science Ambassadors should complete a training session as soon as possible.
  • Science Ambassadors are required to complete at least one (1) volunteer hour or opportunity per month to maintain status as an active Science Ambassador

Trainings

To become a volunteer, you must first attend a short training. Scheduled trainings for Spring 2017 are Fridays 12pm - 2pm on the following dates:

1/20 | 2/03 | 2/24

Sign up for a training today

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

Upcoming Ambassador Opportunities

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

  • Science Jag Day | February 21
  • Experience Day | March 6
  • Science Jag Day | March 7
  • Decision Day | March 24
  • Science Jag Day | March 28
  • Decision Day | March 31
  • Destination Day | April 7
  • Science Jag Day | April 13
  • Destination Day | April 25