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Exploratory Student Ambassadors

 

Exploratory Student Ambassadors

The application for the 2017-2018 year has closed. Please check back next year to apply for the 2018-2019 school year.

Purpose

The Exploratory Student Ambassadors are student volunteers dedicated to representing the Exploratory Program at Western Kentucky University and supporting Exploratory/Undeclared students. The group is comprised of students who wish to provide leadership and serve as peer mentors for students who have not declared a major.

Role

Exploratory Student Ambassadors will be expected to participate in the following:

  • Serve as peer mentors for Exploratory/Undeclared students
  • Communicate with mentees at least once a month through email or text and arrange one meet-up per month
  • Assist with WKU’s Topper Orientation Program (TOP) and MASTER Plan
  • Promote and help set-up or facilitate Exploratory events and programs including the Majors and Minors Fair
  • Meet with and communicate with current Exploratory students on choosing a major

Requirements

  • Must have at least a 2.5 GPA
  • Must be enrolled in at least 12 hours or a full-time student
  • Must have the ability to attend required training(s)
  • Must have the ability to attend at least 2 events each semester, in addition to a portion of MASTER Plan in August and September 19 for the Majors and Minors Fair

Benefits

  • Network with students, faculty, staff, and alumni from all over WKU
  • Complete volunteer hours and gain leadership experience to add to your resume
  • Become more engaged with campus life and the community
  • Have fun interacting with WKU students and sharing your personal story

Application

To apply to become an Exploratory Student Ambassador, complete the attached application form and return to the Academic Advising & Retention Center at Downing Student Union 2141 or email to exploratory.programs@wku.edu by 4:30 PM, Monday, April 10.

You will be notified if you have been selected for an interview.

Questions

If you have any further questions, they can be directed to either Kassy Sweeney (kassy.sweeney@wku.edu or 270-745-5065) or exploratory.programs@wku.edu

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 Last Modified 4/19/17