Graduate Ambassador Program

Graduate Ambassador Program

Want to know more about what it’s like to be a Columbian College of Arts & Sciences (CCAS) graduate student at the George Washington University? Whether you’re starting to think about applying to a program or have already submitted your application, our Graduate Ambassadors are here to provide you with essential information you need to transition to the George Washington University.

The CCAS Graduate Ambassadors are available to answer any questions you may have- from finding housing, balancing academic and work life, to recommending the best food truck on campus. They are also happy to grab coffee with you and show you around GW’s campus!

The 2019-2020 Graduate Ambassador Program job postings have been filled. Be sure to apply in Summer 2020. Questions about becoming an ambassador? Email [email protected].

 


Program Overview

Graduate Ambassadors represent the George Washington University and the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences. Their primary responsibility is to provide a fair and accurate representation of the University. They provide support to a variety of projects and programs within the Office of Graduate Studies and are invaluable to prospective students searching for a peer's perspective on student life, academics, networking opportunities and the benefits of attending specific programs at GW.

This position is for 8 to 10 hours per week during the academic year. During peak times, the hours may increase slightly to accommodate the needs of the office. Hours are flexible with the ability to work from home. Some local travel around the D.C., Maryland and Virginia areas may be required. The desired start date is August 26, 2019.

Qualifications

  • Must be a current CCAS graduate student.
  • Must be in good academic standing.
  • Must be committed for at least one year.
  • Possess excellent communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Be well-presented and comfortable speaking to large groups.

Duties

  • Correspond with prospective and admitted students through various communication mediums including emails, phone calls, written letters and in-person interactions.
  • Enter prospective student contact information into our CRM.
  • Assist, organize and coordinate program information sessions, classroom visitations and college-wide information events.
  • Produces prospective student follow-up reports regarding activities and future plans.
  • Participate in large-scale graduate student recruitment programs such as Open House, Admitted Students Day and local/regional graduate fairs.
  • Participate in monthly online Grad Chats.
  • Serve as an informed representative of their program by participating in student panels for CCAS recruitment events throughout the year.
  • Send weekly/monthly reports to support assessment efforts.
  • Post on social media and contribute to the CCAS graduate student blog.
  • Provide school-specific tours for prospective students.
  • Assist with other office duties as assigned.

 


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