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SPAA Student Ambassador Program – Application

Be a part of this exciting leadership opportunity


By serving as a SPAA Ambassador, you will:
  • Enhance your leadership abilities, improve your team and relationship building skills, and strengthen your public speaking capabilities while gaining hand-on experience
     
  • Participate in monthly professional development sessions with SPAA Alumni
    • Topics of discussion include: Career Readiness for Nonprofit and Government Agencies; Networking; Elevator Pitch; Professional Mentors
  • Participate in trainings and activities representing SPAA throughout the year
    • Activities include: SPAA recruitment events such as open houses; SPAA public engagement events such as service days; Rutgers University events such as Rutgers Day and Giving Day
Qualifications:
  • Must be currently enrolled as a full-time SPAA student
    • Before starting as a SPAA Ambassador, undergraduate students must be a Junior or Senior; graduate students must have completed one semester of graduate work
  • Must demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills
     
  • Must have the desire to work with persons from diverse backgrounds
     
  • Must be available to participate in evening and weekend events
     
  • Must be able to attend all SPAA Ambassador meetings and trainings
Compensation:
  • SPAA Ambassadors are eligible for a $500 stipend at the end of each semester (based on satisfactory performance evaluations)
Fall 2022 Cohort Application Process:
  • Submit Application Materials by Deadline Date of March 1, 2022:
    1) Complete Online Application
    2) Email Resume, Transcript, and Recommendation Letter to spaa.ope@newark.rutgers.edu
    (All materials must be submitted/emailed by deadline date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.)
     
  • Decisions Made and Students Notified: By March 31, 2022