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Florida International University (FIU) Student Ambassadors are a select group of students who serve as hosts and hostesses for visiting dignitaries at numerous university and community functions. These events may include conferences held at FIU, convocations, guest lectures, athletic tailgates, President’s Council meetings, campus tours, Regan House tours and the annual Torch Awards Gala. The offices of the President, Vice Presidents, Deans, Alumni Relations and other prominent areas within FIU work with Ambassadors for their various needs. Student Ambassadors are vital to the mission of the university.

To be selected as an Ambassador is an honor and an excellent opportunity for personal and professional growth. Students who are selected as Ambassadors possess strong interpersonal skills, consider philanthropy important, have excellent leadership qualities, and have a genuine interest in meeting new people, as well as a sense of school spirit and pride.

Mission
The FIU Student Ambassadors are the Official Ambassadors of Florida International University. We serve the prominent offices of the University to advocate and represent the greatest needs of FIU, the needs of our students, future Panthers, and alumni. The FIU Student Ambassadors support the mission of the University by enhancing the student experience, educating students on the importance of philanthropy, traditions, and their lasting relationship with FIU.

Your Role 
  • Represent the university as official hosts and hostesses at various university and community events, both on and off campus.
  • Provide Reagan House and university-wide tours to visitors and prospective students.
  • Lead the student body in philanthropic efforts geared towards FIU, including but not limited to creating awareness and raising funds to benefit our student scholarships and university goals.
  • Provide support and leadership, as needed, for the FIU Alumni Association events and meetings, including set up and preparation.

The Benefits

  • Interact with distinguished university alumni, administrators, faculty, staff, legislators and state officials
  • Learn important interpersonal skills while gaining professional experience
  • Gain valuable information about FIU, Miami, the State University System and higher education events
  • Meet and network with FIU officials and donors, as well as alumni, staff, administrators and community leaders
  • Gain leadership skills by participating in retreats and networking opportunities with business and scholarly leaders for future professional and academic endeavors
  • Free admission and reserved seating at select special events and programs
  • Official Student Ambassador Polo and name badge
  • Priority registration for academic classes
  • Free attendance to professional development workshops, seminars and meetings, such as the Business Etiquette Dinner, resume writing workshop, etc.
  • Opportunity to participate and present at annual CASE ASAP Conference
  • Other merit-based Student Ambassador apparel and prizes