Presentation on theme: "THE ENGINEERING AMBASSADORS PROGRAM NEW CANDIDATE INFORMAL MEET AND GREET."— Presentation transcript:
THE ENGINEERING AMBASSADORS PROGRAM NEW CANDIDATE INFORMAL MEET AND GREET
PRESENTATION OVERVIEW Introduction About the Engineering Ambassador Program Who We Are What We Do Intangibles Applying for Membership Meet the Ambassadors Question and Answer/ Networking Session
INTRODUCTION Diana Alarcon President Matt Page Executive VP Kelly Hallisey Administrative VP Aaron Wertz & Pablo Palomino Recruitment Directors Meet our Ambassadors at
THE AMBASSADORS: WHO WE ARE Official student representatives of the College of Engineering at the University of Florida Diverse group of the best students in engineering at UF Service based organization aimed at helping the Deans and the College of Engineering Leaders in student organizations around campus
THE AMBASSADORS: WHAT WE DO Provide tours of the college College of Engineering Special Events Community centered service and outreach events Strive to build and maintain UF’s reputation as one of the best engineering institutions in the country
THE AMBASSADORS: INTANGIBLES Build relationships with the Deans, Faculty, Staff, and other student leaders Form friendships with other Ambassadors and student leaders (mentor-mentee relationships) Learn how to effectively lead a group of people Build pride in Engineering and UF!
APPLYING FOR MEMBERSHIP: THINGS TO CONSIDER Candidacy Requirements Full-time engineering student Minimum 3.0 GPA Active involvement with the College or your department What We’re Looking For Passion for service to the College Energetic and personable Responsible and capable Leadership experience/evidence of leadership potential
APPLYING FOR MEMBERSHIP: THE APPLICATION PACKET Cover Page General Information Page Short Answer Responses Activities Resume Significant campus/community involvement, honors and awards, work experience, and conferences/retreats attended One Letter of Recommendation (minimum) Letters from Faculty are strongly preferred
APPLYING FOR MEMBERSHIP: THE APPLICATION PROCESS Complete an application Turn in applications Friday, January 25th at 5:00pm Turn in letters of recommendation at Weil 312, Division of Student Affairs Office Interviews to be conducted on Sunday, January 27 th Follow all instructions carefully!
FORMAL MEET AND GREET Mandatory for all EA candidates January 17 th 7:30 pm at Pugh Ocora
QUESTIONS?? Just ask someone in an ambassador polo or contact us at or