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Clark School Ambassador

Rise students are expected to act as Clark School Ambassadors.  Abassadors visit high schools and encourage prospective university students to enroll in STEM subjects at university.  They will also prepare presentations for prospective high school students and meet with future engineering students visting the university.

The Clark School Ambassadors Program is seeking a talented and organized individual to assist with event planning and facilitation, in addition to other administrative and office related tasks.  As you may know, the Clark School Ambassadors program is a group of diverse and engaging engineering students who work outreach and recruitment events to communicate why students should pursue engineering, especially at Maryland.

As an Ambassador Coordinator, you will be expect to commit 10-12 hours in the office per week, attend a weekly staff meeting and when possible, attend Ambassador events which may fall on the weekends.  Possible duties include:

  • Scheduling visits for prospective students to shadow engineering students to class
  • Planning and directing outreach and recruitment events to ensure they run smoothly
  • Responding to emails from students, staff and prospective families
  • Reaching out to local schools to schedule outreach events for their students

Qualified applicants will possess an affinity for event planning and organization, a detail-oriented mind capable of facilitating events smoothly and an ability to lead and manage peers and other staff members.  If you feel you are qualified and interested in applying for this position, please submit a brief letter of interest explaining why you are interested, your relevant experience and what you feel you can contribute to the program and to the position to ambassadorengr@umd.edu no later than January 31 at 11:59pm.

Engineers without Borders

Engineers without Borders - USA supports community-driven development programs worldwide by collaborating with local partners to design and implement sustainable engineering projects, while creating transformative experiences and responsible leaders. UMD Chapter website.

Academic Achievement Programs (AAP) Academic Success and Tutorial Services (ASTS)

ASTS tutors provide peer-led one-on-one and small-group tutoring in a collaborative learning environment for UM undergraduates. For more information go to /sites/default/files/documents/AAP-ASTS.docx or contact Ms. Catherine Duchouquette at  cduchou@umd.edu