Apply To Be A Peer

Contact Us

Office of Student Transition Programs
524 West 59th Street
Room L2.70.01NB
New York City, NY 10019
Office: (646) 557-4888
peerambassadors@jjay.cuny.edu

Monday-Friday
9:00AM-5:00PM

 

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