Student Ambassador

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Student ambassador taking campus tour

Requirements to Participate

  • School of Education (SOE) undergraduate or graduate student
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Full-time student status
  • Ability to volunteer a minimum of 5 hours per month

Benefits Include

  • Serve as an official representative for the School of Education
  • Elect student delegate to serve on SOE Dean’s Advisory Council
  • Hands-on experience working with faculty and administrators
  • SOE Teach, Motivate, Educate t-shirt
  • Letter of recommendation provided

Volunteer Opportunities

  • School Information Packet Creation – assisting in packet preparation for prospective students
  • Post Visit Contact – reaching out to prospective students after they visit campus
  • Facility Tours – providing guidance tours of SIU educational facilities to interested students, families, and groups
  • Event Preparation – assisting in event set up and planning
  • Clerical Duties – copying, file management and promotional material development
  • Living Learning Community (LLC) – assisting with developing and attending activities for the SOE LLC floor
  • Meet with Prospective Students – representing SOE and meeting with visiting students to share your SIU experience
  • Campus-wide Events – representing SOE at large, on-campus events like Open House, Academic Showcases, and SIU Days which can include setup, breakdown, greeting, decorating and other tasks as needed
  • Dean’s Advisory Council – share thoughts with the dean on school improvement along with other student ambassadors
  • Calling Campaigns – contacting admitted SOE students to connect with them and share SOE experience over the phone

Interested in becoming an SOE Student Ambassador? Complete the online application.

Questions about the program? Please contact Shannon Schroeder the School of Education Recruitment and Retention Coordinator at 618-453-6340.