Student Ambassadors

What is the Student Ambassador Program?

The Student Ambassador Program is a leadership opportunity for an honorary group of students who are dedicated to serving and representing Carl Sandburg College. Student Ambassadors provide campus tours, seek to enhance prospective students' knowledge about the various student support services and programs offered at Sandburg, serve as a Sandburg representative within the campus community, and perform duties at various Sandburg campus and community events.

 

What does a Student Ambassador do?

  • Develop an expanded knowledge of Carl Sandburg College.
  • Conduct campus tours for new students, schools, classes, and guests.
  • Assist with the preparation and implementation of Charge Up! New Student Orientation.
  • Represent Carl Sandburg College during college events.
  • Assist with duties and tasks related to events put on by various Carl Sandburg College departments.
  • Work with diverse populations and provide tips on being a successful student.
  • Assist with variety of office related tasks.
  • Attend monthly meetings and required trainings.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

Benefits of becoming a Student Ambassador

  • Develop a wide range of transferable skills to benefit both personal and professional ventures
  • Gain experience through community involvement and service
  • Gain leadership skills to enhance resume as well as university and scholarship applications
  • Create relationships that lead to letters of recommendation
  • Get further connected to Sandburg
  • Help students and the community learn more about Sandburg
  • Receive an official Sandburg polo and name tag

 

How to Become a Student Ambassador

Qualifications to Apply

  • Must be a currently enrolled Sandburg student for the application year.
  • Must have completed at least (1) semester or at least (6) credits at Sandburg before applying.
  • Must have a semester and cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Must be in good academic and disciplinary standing with the college.
  • Position has a one year commitment (July 1 - June 30).
  • Demonstrate strong communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Exhibit leadership, initiative, dependability, discipline and enthusiasm.

Student Ambassadors...

  • Are positive
  • Excel at communicating with others
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Have Charger Pride
  • Are open to learning new things
  • Have a commitment to diversity and cultural pluralism

 To apply:

  • Complete the Student Ambassador Application
  • Submit the application by May 1 for the upcoming academic year
    (i.e. May 1, 2018 for the 2018-2019 academic year)
Please note: Applying to the Student Ambassador program does not guarantee acceptance to the program.

 

Want to Nominate a student to be a Student Ambassador?

Simply complete the Student Ambassador Nomination Form and submit it by April 1. The nominated students will be reviewed and contacted to complete an application.

 

For more information:
Genny Stevens
Coordinator of Student Life/Student Ambassador Advisor
309.341.5332
gstevens@sandburg.edu