SOE Student Ambassadors and Leads

Student Ambassador Program

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SOE Student Ambassadors serve as representatives of the Education, Society, and Human Development (ESHD) Undergraduate Major. Our Ambassadors are top-notch education students who support the vision and spirit of the SOE by collaborating with faculty and staff to provide engaging, informative, and personalized experiences for the ESHD community. Ambassadors participate in a variety of outreach and recruitment events on and off-campus and facilitate a wide range of student engagement workshops and opportunities for learning and mentorship. Students Ambassadors serve as role models, lending their unique insight and voice to the undergraduate experience and by helping shape a vibrant learning community.


  • Duties and Responsibilities

    As a student ambassador, you’ll dedicate five to ten hours per month to the School of Education, present informational workshops to classrooms, student groups, and campus organizations, and volunteer to sit on panels representing the program once per year.

    The following is a list of how you may support the SOE in the Student Ambassador Program:

    Attend 1-hour monthly meetings.

    Must attend at least 75% of the scheduled monthly team meetings/education sessions.

    Workshop presentations and/or marketing activities as scheduled

    1. Peer Mentorship.
    2. Support in the development of content, programs, and marketing materials.
    3. Present information workshops to classrooms, student groups, campus organizations, etc.
    4. Participate in at least three events or activities per quarter.
    5. Assist in the promotion of events through social media and other marketing outlets.
    6. Represent Undergraduate Education programs at high-profile recruitment events and outreach events (i.e., tabling events on Saturdays when needed).
    7. Provide staffing support at major SOE events, such as new student orientation, development events, recruitment events, commencement, etc.
    8. Volunteer to sit on panels representing the program once per year.
    9. Work individually and as a member of the SOE Ambassador Team to promote Undergraduate Education programs to fellow students.
  • Benefits of the Student Ambassador Program
    1. Professional development and experience.
    2. Network opportunities with faculty and campus administrators.
    3. Opportunity to help fellow UCR students optimize their experience through the programs and opportunities provided by Undergraduate Education.
    4. Earn a letter of recommendation outlining your initiative and contributions to the program.
    5. Fulfills 40 hours of fieldwork for Education, Society, and Human Development major.
  • Qualifications
    1. Declared Education majors in good academic standing.
    2. A demonstrated track of consistently strong GPA.
    3. Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    4. Demonstrated leadership skills.
    5. Able and willing to represent UCR in a professional and positive manner.
    6. Submission of application, resume, and two references (references should be a supervisor, Advisor, coach, instructor, etc.).
  • Selection Process
    • Applications are due March 1st, 2024.
    • Interviews will be scheduled beginning March 11th-15th, 2024.
    • Selection will be announced beginning March 22nd, 2024.
    • Potential Ambassadors must be available to participate in a mandatory orientation.
    • Potential Ambassadors must be able to serve for a minimum of one year.

Why SOE?

Our close-knit community. Our supportive advisors and staff. Our brilliant faculty. Those are just a few reasons that current students love learning and growing in the School of Education! Hear from three student ambassadors about their experiences at UCR and SOE in this Student Voices video.

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Richard Rangel

Richard Rangel 
​Undergraduate Academic Advisor
School of Education

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