ECE Ambassador Program

Do you find yourself explaining what ECE is all about to your friends and family? Are you looking to gain professional experience, training and networking opportunities? Are you passionate about ECE, Engineering and the University of Toronto and want to share that enthusiasm with prospective and incoming students? Then you are a perfect candidate to be an ECE Ambassador!

What is an ECE Ambassador?

ECE Ambassador is a volunteer position for electrical and computer engineering students to represent the department at various recruitment, outreach and alumni activities and exclusive events held throughout the year. Ambassadors act as liaisons between the current student community and external groups such as prospective students, their parents, and alumni.

Duties:

  • Positively represent the student body, and act as an ambassador to alumni, prospective students and parents at various recruiting events, campus open houses, high school visits, and other events as assigned.
  • Assist in hosting recruitment and outreach events on behalf of the department
  • Attend informational, training or pre-event sessions

Qualifications:

  • Genuine desire to help ECE remain one of the top engineering departments in Canada by putting our most polished and professional face forward, and recruiting the best and brightest students
  • Enthusiasm for and experience with ECE programs and facilities
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Punctuality and attention to detail
  • Comfortable speaking about your personal experiences with all aspects of school and Skule, potentially in front of large groups
  • Ability to organize and lead large groups from place to place in busy surroundings

Rewards:

  • Gain a greater understanding of ECE
  • Sharpen communication and public speaking skills and boost your confidence
  • Meet and network with alumni and future students
  • Gain access to exclusive events
  • Boost your résumé with great experience
  • Become a potential candidate for a University of Toronto Student Leadership Award
  • Make new friends
  • Serve as a representative of your class, and become a conduit for your peers to share their insights with the Chair of the Department

Time commitment:

Expect to spend an average of at least three full days over the course of the year, either at a few full-day weekend events or several afternoon and evening weekday events, or some combination of the two that fits your availability.

All ECE students are encouraged to apply. Please fill in the simple application form and attach your resume. For more information, please email Laura Brown, Event Planning Coordinator, at eceinquiry@utoronto.ca.

Apply now to be an ECE Ambassador in 2020-2021!