Tuesday, March 22, 2016

University of Maryland College Park Foundation Ambassadors Applications Open

The University of Maryland College Park Foundation Ambassadors are looking for ten students to serve as the inaugural class of this elite organization. (For more information about the UMCPF, go to http://umcpf.org/)

MISSION:
Ambassadors will help advance our donors’ understanding and appreciation of the university and our students’ role in its growth and success. By sharing their own unique stories and experiences as Terps, Foundation Ambassadors validate the contributions of donors, alumni, friends, faculty, staff and students.

By networking with trustees, Ambassadors not only strengthen the connection between these closest friends of the University and our students, Ambassadors also gain access to valuable contacts and learn from successful business people.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Hosting Trustees on campus and at board meetings, and providing support at campus events that involve university trustees and donors
  • Completing a minimum of 20 service hours each month, mainly by attending trustee meetings, signing personalized thank-you notes and calling donors to thank them for their support

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • full-time undergraduates in their third year or above, by years (not hours), with at least one year at Maryland, or graduate students with at least one year at Maryland 
  • good academic and disciplinary standing
  • acompleted application and two letters of recommendation http://go.umd.edu/Ambassadors
  • minimum 3.0 GPA\
  • commitment to serve at least one academic year
  • preference for students with a great deal of campus involvement

APPLICATION CRITICAL DATES:
Because we are on a timeline for Ambassadors to attend the May 12-13, 2016 board meeting, if you are selected as a finalist, you will be contacted for an interview by Friday,  April 22.

Interviews for finalists for next year’s Ambassadors will be held April 25-29. Additionally, Ambassadors must be able to attend the spring board meeting here on campus on Thursday and Friday, May 12-13.

April 6.....................................Application deadline
(As a courtesy to recommenders, Letters of Recommendation are due to the Office of Donor Relations, 4110 Riggs Alumni Center, by April 15.)
April 15...................................Letters of recommendation deadline
April 18-20..............................Final evaluations and selection
April 21-22..............................Finalists notified for interviews
April 25-29..............................Interviews

Questions? Email donorrelations@umd.edu.


Go TERPS!