Washington State University

Student Ambassadors

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Student Ambassadors



  • Candidates must have completed at least 24 WSU semester credits by Fall 2016.
  • Work-study not required, but is preferred.
  • Strongest candidates will be actively engaged in the WSU community.
  • Candidates must be comfortable communicating with the public.
  • Candidates should have a minimum 2.5 WSU cumulative grade point average.


Ambassador Roles

  • Campus tour guides for prospective Native student groups.
  • Join Native Outreach Coordinator in representing WSU at college fairs, school visits, and community events.
  • Contacting prospective Native students to answer questions.
  • Assist in planning prospective student events including EXCEL, Native Youth Sports Summit.
  • Student panelists for Future Cougs of Color and other visitation events.


Criteria Selection Committee Considers

  • Academic strength: Students who can take on the ambassador responsibilities without affecting their academic standing.
  • Involvement in Native Programs/university activities: We are looking for students who are engaged in the Native community and university in some way (clubs, community service, etc.) and who demonstrate a desire to improve the recruitment and retention of Native students at WSU.
  • Ability to communicate and work well with others.
  • Personality: The ability to connect with others.  Not every ambassador has the same personality traits and strengths – and that’s okay!


What are the benefits of being a Student Ambassador?

  • Development of leadership, public speaking, and presentation skills
  • Experience working with campus staff, administration, faculty, prospective students, parents and community members.
  • Leadership experience for your résumé
  • Earn money while going to school - $12/hour


What are the time and availability commitments of a Student Ambassador?

  • Student Ambassadors must be available to work 8-10 hours a week during the fall and spring semesters. Summers may be a possibility.
  • Hours are typicaly 4-8pm weekdays, with some flexibility. Occasional weekend hours are required.
To Apply

Deadline to apply is August 25, 2017!

Native American Programs, PO Box 641046, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-1046, 509-335-8618, Contact Us