What is a Graduate College Student Ambassador?

The Graduate College Student Ambassadors are graduate students who serve as representatives of the Kennesaw State University graduate student experience.

The Graduate College Student Ambassadors are a select group of graduate students representing various academic disciplines on KSU’s campus. Ambassadors support the Graduate College and its mission by participating in on-campus and off-campus recruiting activities, sharing their experiences with prospective students, mentoring new graduate students, and assisting with Graduate College events. Each college offering graduate degree programs are eligible to have an assigned Graduate Student Ambassador.

Purpose

The purpose of The Graduate College Student Ambassador Program is to recruit current and incoming graduate students to play pivotal roles in leadership by building and facilitating a mentorship community at KSU. Graduate Student Ambassadors engage with potential, new and current graduate students.

Responsibilities

Graduate Student Ambassadors will:

  • Assist in actively recruiting new students to The Graduate College by:
      • Participating in recruitment events
      • Sharing information, and answering questions from prospective graduate students.
      • Managing Social Media platforms
  • Serve as mentors for new graduate students

Qualifications

  • Graduate College Student Ambassadors serve one-year terms and are given leadership training prior to assuming duties.
  • Open to domestic and international students
  • Strong academic background
      • For current students: You must be in good academic standing (3.0 GPA or higher, no holds on account)
      • For incoming students: This will be determined by your undergraduate transcripts.
  • For international students: 100 on the TOEFL or 7.0 overall on the IELTS at the time of admission (for current and incoming students).

Duration and Compensation

  • Graduate College Student Ambassadors work for one academic year and are compensated through a $1,000 stipend per academic year.
  • Applications will be accepted in the Fall of 2017.
  • Start date for accepted Graduate College Student Ambassadors will begin in January 2018 (Spring 2018 Semester).

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