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  • Become a President’s Society Ambassador!

    As a President’s Society ambassador you will join a unique program that will help you build a strong foundation of practical skills needed to be successful in life and compete more effectively in today’s changing job market. Through the guidance of mentors and trainers, you will gain real world perspectives, strategies, and tools to make smarter decisions and realize your potential.

    Your ambassador coaching will include comprehensive hands-on learning and off-campus experiences in four key areas: 

     

    • Career Planning: Interviewing, resume writing, networking with industry professionals
    • Communications and Comportment: Public speaking, etiquette and dress
    • Cultural Appreciation: Exposure to art, theatre, music and dance
    • Community Service and Leadership: Support fellow students and serve as “ambassadors” of the College

     

    The President’s Society FAQs

  •  What are the benefits of being an Ambassador?

    President’s Society ambassadors gain valuable skills to increase their preparedness and confidence as they transition from a student to a workforce professional. Ambassadors participate in a wide range of networking opportunities with professionals in various fields to help explore career options. Ambassadors broaden their horizons through dynamic cultural events and activities, and share memorable experiences with their peers, while building strong connections with influential supporters. They engage in meaningful community outreach and acquire insights for personal development, which will help distinguish them from other graduates in the job market. Ambassadors also receive a stipend of $2,000 for their participation and service. 


     

     What characteristics should Ambassadors have?
    President’s Society ambassadors are highly motivated students who ask questions, seek answers and demand more of themselves every day. Ambassadors have a will to change and are determined to reach their potential. They hold leadership positions at the College, maintain high grades, and demonstrate a consistent commitment to enhancing their lives and communities.
     I am interested in applying. What’s the criteria?

    The application process for the 2013-2014 President's Society program is now closed.  Look here for information about the 2014-2015 President's Society program application process beginning in Spring 2014. Be prepared to make a commitment to attend for the entire academic year. In addition, ambassadors should be:
     

    • Enrolled full-time at LaGuardia Community College.
    • In good academic standing and maintain a 2.0 or above GPA.
    • Available to attend weekly workshops, which will be held on weekdays from 6 – 8 p.m. (day to be determined).
    • Available on select weekends to attend cultural and community service events.
     How do I apply?
    The application process for the 2013-2014 President's Society program is now closed.  Look here for information about the 2014-2015 President's Society program application process beginning in Spring 2014

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