Engineering Ambassadors

Students at the 2017 UC Davis College of Engineering Ice Cream Social

Overview

The Engineering Ambassadors will represent the College of Engineering while developing leadership skills and furthering their personal and professional growth. Engineering Ambassadors are involved with activities related to recruiting, retention, outreach, and student success. The Engineering Ambassadors will promote the goals of the College of Engineering at UC Davis.

  • Responsibilities
  • • Perform tours of College of Engineering labs and spaces

    • Represent the College of Engineering at outreach/recruitment events such as Decision Day, Picnic Day, information sessions, college fairs, and university visit programs

    • Participate in student panels

    • Represent College of Engineering at industry and alumni functions

  • Expectations
  • • Student must commit to three quarters of service in Engineering Ambassadors

    • Attend monthly team meetings

    • Serve as role model for other Engineering Ambassadors

  • Benefits
  • • Personal and professional development

    • Networking with college leadership, faculty, staff, and students

    • Networking with industry and alumni

    • Unique and exclusive College of Engineering swag/clothing

    • Be part of a fun and exciting team!

  • Eligibility and Application Requirements
  • • Must have and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher

    • Must be an engineering major

    • Must have completed at least two quarters in the College of Engineering

    • Must submit an updated Resume; should include leadership, volunteer and work experience

    • Must submit one Letter of Recommendation, with an option to submit two (preference is for letter to be written by a faculty member)

    • Must include a personal Statement of Interest that includes:

         ○ The reason(s) for applying to the ambassador program

          ○ The skills, talents, and/or experiences you bring to the ambassador program

         ○ How the college has helped you achieve your goals

         ○ A high level of personal and professional character; willingness to develop leadership abilities; committed to serving on a team; dedicated to delivering more than what is asked

         ○ Enthusiasm about the impact of engineering, the College of Engineering, and UC Davis

Engineering ambassador live chat

Chat Live with an Engineering Ambassador

Want to hear directly from a UC Davis Engineering undergraduate student about their experiences with classes, research, clubs/teams and more? Register to attend a live chat with an Engineering Ambassador. Because live chats are hosted on Zoom, capacity is rarely an issue—we can accommodate up to 300 attendees per session!

Engineering Ambassadors are able to answer both general and specific questions about UC Davis and the College of Engineering. If you want to connect with someone from a certain major, please review the list under each date below and sign up for the session in which that major will be represented.

Friday, October 30
12:30pm - 1:30pm

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering

Register

Tuesday, November 3
10:00am - 11:00am

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering

Register

Thursday, November 12
12:00pm - 1:00pm

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Register

Wednesday, November 18
10:00am - 11:00am

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science

Register

Tuesday, December 1
10:30am - 11:30am

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Register

Meet the College of Engineering Ambassadors

Nathaniel Burmas

Nathaniel Burmas

Class of 2022
Chemical Engineering
Davis, CA

Izaack DeGuchy

Izaack DeGuchy

Class of 2022
Chemical Engineering
Sacramento, CA

Sasha Eckstein

Sasha Eckstein

Class of 2022
Biological Systems Engineering
Santa Rosa, CA

Namrata Elamaran

Namrata Elamaran

Class of 2023
Biomedical Engineering
Kuwait, India

Anya Guzman

Anya Guzman

Class of 2021
Biomedical Engineering
Roseville, CA

Sowbarnika Kannan

Sowbarnika Kannan

Class of 2021
Biomedical Engineering, Music & Technology Management (Minors)
Fremont, CA

Emily Laymon

Emily Laymon

Class of 2022
Mechanical Engineering
Antioch, CA

Vanessa Liera

Vanessa Liera

Class of 2022
Electrical Engineering
Los Angeles, CA

Victoria Liera

Victoria Liera

Class of 2022
Electrical Engineering
Los Angeles, CA

Ryan Ma

Ryan Ma

Class of 2022
Computer Engineering
Tracy, CA

Gloria Navarro

Gloria Navarro

Class of 2021
Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering
Morgan Hill, CA

Alyssa Powell

Alyssal Powell

Class of 2021
Biomedical Engineering
Vallejo, CA

Fatima Segoviano

Fatima Segoviano

Class of 2022
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Stockton, CA

Ravela Smyth

Ravela Smyth

Class of 2022
Computer Engineering
North Hollywood, CA

Ruben Sobreyra

Ruben Sobreyra

Class of 2022
Civil Engineering
Hollister, CA

Piyush Verma

Piyush Verma

Class of 2022
Computer Science
New Delhi, India