Careers Ambassadors

 

Would you like to become a Careers Ambassador to support the work of the Careers Service? 

 

This is a volunteering opportunity open to students from second year and above. 

 

Careers Ambassadors support a range of activities to promote the Careers Service including: 

  • Assist at employer talks, careers events and pop-up promotions (remotely and if possible, on campus). 
  • Increase student awareness of the Careers Service by talking with peers about events and activities. 
  • Provide feedback to the team on students' career related concerns.
  • Attend regular planning and review meetings in Semester 1 and 2. 
  • Share insights with other Careers Ambassadors.   
  • Inform students about the Careers Service social media accounts and promote activities. 

The benefits of becoming a Careers Ambassador:

  • Gain volunteer work experience during your studies that will make your CV stand out. 
  • Develop skills sought by employers, such as communication, teamwork, public speaking, independent working, networking and flexibility. 
  • Connect with employers through promotion and participation in careers events.  
  • Take part in dedicated professional development sessions for Careers Ambassadors. 
  • Achieve a certificate of completion. 
  • Get a free Careers Ambassador hoodie and welcome package. 

Is this for you?  

  • Are you in second year or above? 
  • Would you like to develop your communication skills and meet new people?
  • Do you have enthusiasm for increasing student awareness of the Careers Service? 

 WHAT'S INVOLVED IN BEING A CAREERS AMBASSADOR?  

  • Start early to mid-October until the end of April.
  • Receive relevant induction training as a volunteer and attend an introductory workshop for the programme. 
  • Commit to approx. 10 hours per semester as a Careers Ambassador (Flexible with your timetable). 
  • Fulfil the role during core semester weeks that will not impact on exam time.  

If you would like more information on the Careers Ambassadors Programme contact us on CareersCork@mtu.ie. 

 

How to apply

Applications open March 2022. 

 

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