The Career Ambassador Program
The Career Ambassador program serves as a bridge between University Career Services and the Northwestern University student population. Career Ambassadors are trained to advise fellow students on quick career related concerns during UCS walk-in hours. In addition, Career Ambassadors conduct outreach presentations across campus and assist with marketing UCS programs and events. Career Ambassadors serve an integral role at UCS and wear many hats; that of educator, advisor, consultant, presenter, and campus liaison.
Program Description and Responsibilities
What Do Career Ambassadors Do?
- Advise students during walk-in hours on UCS services and resources, resume construction and editing, and other career-related inquiries.
- Give feedback on new and current UCS programs and initiatives.
- Conduct outreach presentations on topics like resume writing, interviewing skills, internship searching, and social networking.Staff UCS major events and actively market UCS workshops.
- Contribute to social media and marketing activities, such as blogging, Tweeting, helping to maintain UCS; LinkedIn and Pinterest accounts, and creating YouTube videos.
- Obtain and demonstrate extensive understanding of career development issues.Complete a final project on a career or student development related topic.