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Graduate Ambassador Program

2017 Graduate Ambassadors

About the Program

The Melbourne School of Design is looking for passionate and dedicated students to join the 2018 Graduate Ambassador Program.

Graduate Ambassadors will participate in a range of activities to help promote the disciplines of the MSD by giving a first-hand student's perspective to stakeholders such as future students, alumni and industry partners.

More information

Graduate Ambassador Responsibilities

Ambassadors will participate in marketing, recruitment and alumni events such as:

  • Open Day, prospective student information sessions and Pre-Semester programs to speak about their studies and transitioning to life at Melbourne
  • Run workshops for prospective students to promote the disciplines of the MSD
  • visit schools to promote the disciplines of the built environment
  • talk about their discipline learning experience at industry and alumni events
  • contribute to social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • participate in photo and video shoots as required

The position requires a minimum time commitment of approximately 30 hours across the year.

For more information, refer to the Position Description.

Benefits of being a Graduate Ambassador

This is a volunteer based opportunity designed to assist students in gaining work experience and valuable leadership and marketing skills.

While no financial remuneration is provided, Ambassadors will be supported with Professional Development workshops and experiences to develop interpersonal and communications skills in a professional environment.

Who can apply?

Graduate students who have successfully completed at least 1 semester (50 credit points) of study of a Masters level MSD program (with a minimum 70% average).

Pathway students who have successfully completed a University of Melbourne Bachelor degree with a minimum 75% average and are now enrolled in a Master degree at the Melbourne School of Design.

Successful students will be selected based on their ability to demonstrate passion and dedication for their program and an interest in gaining leadership and marketing experience.

How to apply

If this sounds like something you would be interested in please download the Position Description. Applicants will need to submit a CV, Statement of Results and a document addressing the selection criteria to Holly Chandler at msd-info@unimelb.edu.au. Applications close Sunday February 25. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview during week 1 of semester 1.

Meet our Graduate Ambassadors

Hazel Shi Ting Chen
Master of Construction Management

Guillermo Gomez
Master of Urban Planning

Claudia Lombard
Master of Urban Planning

Mariko Kimura
Master of Property

Trevor Du
Master of Property

Iris Wai Tung Fong
Master of Landscape Architecture

Harsh Bansal
Master of Construction Management

Frances White
Master of Architecture

Eugenie Ji Mei Foo
Master of Architecture

Nathania Widjanarko
Master of Architecture