NYUAD Alumni Ambassadorships are voluntary, one-year, renewable positions to Introduce, Connect, and Support NYUAD. Choose as many or as few options as you would like. Each opportunity has different roles, duties, and expected time commitments. All Ambassadors will be featured on the NYUAD alumni website.
Be a resource for potential applicants or admitted students, sharing your personal experience of being a student at NYUAD. Ideal ambassadors are based in locations without a strong NYUAD presence, but everyone is welcome. The monthly expected time commitment is 0-5 hours, depending on the admissions cycle. Need will be higher during recruitment in late summer and early fall, and the admitted student decision period in early spring. Ambassadors will:
Training materials will be provided.
Be a resource for current students and alumni seeking career-related advice. NYUAD alumni have rich and diverse experiences in their professional journeys that we would like to share with the community. Ideal ambassadors are working in fields commonly pursued by graduates including education, social impact, consulting, technology, finance, engineering, or the arts, or have attended a graduate degree program. The annual expected time commitment is 3-10 hours, depending on need. Ambassadors will:
As our alumni community grows, some cities have developed into hubs of NYUAD alumni. Help organize the local alumni community in these hubs and serve as points of contact for the NYUAD Alumni Relations office. The expected annual time commitment is 5-10 hours. Alumni Ambassadors will:
Terms begin in August. The admissions recruitment period tends to be busiest during late August and early September, so we want our Introduce Ambassadors to have enough time to familiarize themselves with any new Admissions materials.
As many as you want! Become an ambassador and volunteer in any and all areas that interest you.
The expected time commitment varies between types of ambassadorships and the time of the year, but is generally 0-5 hours per month.
Yes! Even if your time at NYUAD was solely in Sama and the Downtown Campus, your experience is still valuable to potential and admitted students.
We will provide a welcome kit of helpful resources and information about the NYU Alumni Association. For “Support” Ambassadors — we will provide (non-financial) assistance with events and programs that you are interested in hosting in your city.
Yes! Ambassadorships are renewable and we highly encourage alumni to stay involved through the NYUAD Alumni Ambassador program.
Great question and there so many ways! Consider:
We ask that all volunteers abide by professional and ethical standards, upholding conduct of utmost respect.
A Volunteer Code of Conduct will be available for review soon.