Meet the 2019 Engineering Ambassadors

Program 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.


  • Perform tours of Engineering labs and spaces
  • Represent the College at outreach/recruitment events such as Decision Day, Picnic Day, information sessions, college fairs, and university visit programs
  • Participate in student panels
  • Represent Engineering at industry and alumni functions

Requirements for applicants

  • 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 two Letters of Recommendation; at least one from 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


  • Student must commit to three quarters of service in Engineering Ambassadors
  • Serve as role model for other Ambassadors


  • Personal and professional development
  • Networking with college leadership, faculty, staff, and students
  • Networking with industry
  • COE Engineering Ambassador swag/clothing
  • Be part of a fun and exciting team!


Applications to join the Engineering Ambassador team will launch later in the 2019-2020 academic year.