Student ambassador programme

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Student ambassador programme

Applications for the 2016/2017 student ambassador programme are now closed.

We are recruiting active and enthusiastic students for our Student Ambassador ProgrammestudentThe programme is an exciting initiative designed to give people considering higher education a real insight into student life at the institute. 

Prospective students, parents and teachers really value our current students' view and as an institute representative, you will have the opportunity to encourage them to engage in higher education by giving your view of college life and describing your own experiences.

As a WIT Student Ambassadors, you will be part of a diverse group drawn from across the disciplines in WIT, from our international cohort, from our clubs & societies and our sports scholarship programme. 

Throughout the programme, you will be involved in a wide variety of activities, including:

  • Student registration and induction

  • WIT open days and information events

  • Online Q&A sessions

  • Careers fairs

  • Campus tours

  • Testimonials

Representing WIT as an ambassador is a rewarding experience and offers numerous benefits including:

  • Great addition to your CV

  • Improve your confidence and communication, networking, leadership skills

  • Meet new people and make new friends

  • Get paid!

Hours of work

You will be part of a panel of student ambassadors and will be asked to work at pre-planned events and as initiatives arise. Much of the work will be between 9.00am and 5.00pm but you may be asked to work outside those hours from time to time.

Remuneration

Student ambassadors are paid €9.25 per hour.

Requirements

Ambassadors will need a PPS number and an Irish bank account to be paid.

Payroll checklist

Our payroll department has created a handy list to ensure our ambassadors understand what they need to do to get paid correctly and on time: payroll schecklist  Student Ambassador payroll checklist

Applications for the 2016/2017 student ambassador programme are now closed.

If you have not applied and are interested in becoming a WIT ambassador, we may open up a second round of applications in September so watch the WIT website and our social channels.

Please fill out the word document short application form and return to [email protected] by Friday, 7 August 2015.

If short-listed, you will be asked to attend a short interview in mid August.

Application form

Download the word document application form


Skills requirements

  • An active member of the WIT community
  • Motivated,  enthusiastic and reliable
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills
  • Capable of working as part of a team
  • Interested in learning new things
  • Some knowledge of WIT campus, facilities and services