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Global Ambassadors

Global Ambassadors (GA) are an organized and mobilized group fo GPP alumni who work closely with the Global Projects Program in the IGSD to promote off-campus opportunities to the WPI community. Student volunteers act as a resource for students, alumni, and parents who are interested in learning about off-campus opportunities as well as to help returned students unpack their off-campus experiences upon returning so that students understand the added value of off-campus programs to their academic and professional lives.

What do the Global Ambassadors do?

  • Global Fair
    • Assist IGSD with set up and coordination of the fair, prior to and during the event.  Act as a resource to prospective students by answering site specific questions at project center tables.
  • Site Info Sessions
    • Attend site specific info sessions to talk about experience on site and answer student questions.
  • International Education Month
    • Assist with organization and set up of IGSD sponsored activities.
  • Back to Campus and Beyond! 
    • Attend returned student events to offer advice for returned students on how to stay involved with Global Ambassadors and how to articulate value of off campus experience.
  • Photo Contest
    • Assist with facilitating the Photo Contest, including selecting finalists and displaying photos for voting.
  • Goats Gone Global
    • Present an international or culturla experience at the Goats Gone Global event in D-Term.
  • The Towers Travel Column
    • Submit an travel colum to The Towers 
  • Other Events
    • Meet with alumni, potential donors, and other WPI colleagues to talk about the value of their project experience. 

How do I volunteer with Global Ambassadors?

Student may express interest by emailing gaadmin@wpi.edu.  Invitations will be sent out for volunteer opportunities to all past participants.