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Student Transition Programs

Peer Ambassador Leadership Program

Tiffany Onorato
Coordinator of Orientation Programs
646.557.4797
tonorato@jjay.cuny.edu

Questions or Comments with respect to the information presented on this webpage should be directed to Tiffany Onorato, tonorato@jjay.cuny.edu -  212-237-4797

 

Interested in Applying?

Ambassadors are selected based on their demonstration of leadership, campus involvement, and academic achievement. The program provides each Ambassador with opportunities for mentorship, leadership, and volunteerism, as well as further increasing competencies in personal and career development. Applicants are interviewed by a screening committee comprised of cross-campus representatives. Approximately 30 talented and enthusiastic students will be chosen each year. We only recruit at the end of the spring semester, with summer training, for the following academic year.

Eligibility:

Interested undergraduate students:
- Must be enrolled full-time
- Have successfully completed at least 12 credits at the College
- Hold a minimum 2.8 GPA, 3.0 preferred

Interested graduate students:

- Must be enrolled full-time
- Have successfully completed at least 12 credits at the College
- If the graduate student has completed their undergraduate degree at John Jay, they must have graduated with a 3.0 GPA to participate as a first semester graduate student

I
n addition to the above requirements, all applicants should:
- Demonstrate the following criteria which will be reflected in your resume, interest letter, and letters of recommendation
- Demonstrated leadership experience (on or off campus)
- Possess strong interpersonal skills including effective communication, the ability to be self- motivated, a commitment to professionalism, etc.
- Demonstrate commitment to participate in ongoing training/meetings

- Possess a dedication to the group and ability to commit necessary time as described
- Possess a sincere desire to represent John Jay College
- Ability to adapt to a variety of situations
- Ability to work well with others
- Possess a sincere passion for increasing school spirit, pride, and tradition on campus


Click below to download a copy of the 2014-2015 Peer Ambassador Application:

New Applicants

Returning Applicants (students who have already served as a Peer Ambassador)

Applications due on Friday March 21, 2014 by 5PM to L2.70.01NB