University Ambassadors

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How to apply

Time commitment

Ambassadors must have ability for two of the following shifts per week and for two to three Saturdays per semester. Campus tours typically last 90 minutes, but other work is needed before and after the tour.

  • Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to noon
  • Monday through Friday from 1:30 to 4 p.m.

In addition to work shifts, Ambassadors must be available for a weekly staff meeting throughout autumn and spring semesters. Two meeting times are offered — Mondays from 4 to 5 p.m. or from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. — and Ambassadors can choose to attend either meeting.

To be eligible to apply for summer, you must:

  • Be a current Ohio State Columbus campus undergraduate student
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75
  • Have started classes on the Columbus campus no later than autumn 2018
  • Be graduating no earlier than in May 2020
  • Be available for training in May and able to tour May through August

To be eligible to apply for autumn, you must:

  • Be a current Ohio State Columbus campus undergraduate student
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75
  • Have started classes on the Columbus campus no later than autumn 2018
  • Be graduating no earlier than August 2020
  • Be enrolled full time on the Columbus campus for autumn 2019

The hiring process

Hiring for University Ambassadors is a multi-step process.

  1. Students submit online applications that are evaluated by the University Ambassador leadership team.
  2. Selected students from the written application pool are offered a group interview.
  3. Following group interviews, selected students are called back for final individual interviews.
  4. After the individual interviews, final selections and offers are made.

Timeline for hiring and selections

  Summer 2019 Fall 2019
Application available
January 14
Application submission deadline
February 3 at 11:59 p.m.
Notification of group interviews
February 8
Group interviews
February 13, 14, 17, 19 or 23
Notification of individual interviews
March 22
Individual interviews
March 31; April 7 or 14
August 8-September 1
Final decisions
April 24
September 2
Training dates (you must be available for all of the listed dates)
May 6-12
September 20, 22, 27-29

Application

The 2019 application has closed. Please check back in January for the 2020 application.