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Applications Being Accepted for the Student Outreach Team

The Academy for Undergraduate Excellence is seeking applications for the Student Outreach Team, an ambassador group on campus. Applications must be submitted by Friday, April 1. The purpose of the Student Outreach Team is to promote the importance of programs within the Academy for Undergraduate Excellence including the Chellgren Student Fellows Program, First Generation Initiatives, Nationally Competitive Awards, and Undergraduate Research.  Activities could include, but are not limited to, representing our offices at UK events, such as new student recruitment and information sessions, mentoring new students, providing programming and recruitment feedback, etc.

Being a member of the Student Outreach Team will give you the opportunity to work with a group of high-achieving students committed to making UK a great place to learn. As a team member, you will have the opportunity to develop your communication skills for public presentations, answer questions from students and parents, learn a lot about services available to students, and get to know faculty and staff. This position pays $10 an hour.

Team members must

  • Be involved in one of the following:  faculty mentored Undergraduate Research, Chellgren Student Fellows program, a Nationally Competitive Award applicant, First Generation Initiatives.
  • Have a strong work ethic with attention to detail, dependability and willingness to be flexible and adaptable.
  • Have strong communication and presentation skills showing sophistication and strength of character.
  • Be in strong academic standing.
  • Be highly motivated, enthusiastic and energetic, and dependable.
  • Be able to attend the Student Leader training and monthly meetings throughout the year.
  • Be able to demonstrate leadership skills and work well in a team environment.
  • Be willing to travel and participate in evening and weekend activities.  (Weekly time commitment varies depending on events scheduled.)
  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings and training.
  • Be familiar with social media platforms:  Facebook, Twitter, blogs, etc.
  • Be interested in serving students and the community.
  • Commit to serving the team for the 2016 - 2017 academic year

If you are interested in being a team member next year, you will need to complete an application by Friday, April 1. Be sure to have a resume ready.

Apply here.