Apply to be an ambassador!

Are you interested in making an impact for students, UF and the Gainesville community during your time in the specialized master’s program? As an ambassador, you will grow personally and professionally through the connections made with peers, employers, UF staff and faculty. Applications will reopen in April 2024.

Resources and Benefits

  • Gain professional experience
    • Leadership and project management
  • Competitive advantage for internships and full-time employment
    • Letters of Recommendation, References
  • Strengthen your network with industry professionals and current students
  • Liaison between students, UF faculty/staff, and employers
  • Ambassador and executive board exclusive networking events and opportunities
  • Recognition and awards
    • Exclusive program-specific merchandise and graduation regalia

Program Requirements

  • Must serve at least one semester in the program if admitted
  • Attend the mandatory Ambassador Retreat for onboarding and training
  • Attend mandatory bi-weekly GBMs throughout the semester
  • Attend separate committee meetings lead by committee director
  • Earn 7 points awarded by committee director for hosting and attending events
  • Participate in at least two events outside of assigned committee
  • Attend 1 information session for prospective students


  • Good academic standing
  • MIB, MSM, MSMAR program student
  • Graduating at least one semester after application is submitted (cannot graduate in the same term that you applied)

Selection and Interview Process

Applications are reviewed by the Executive Board and the Program Advisor. Once the application cycle has closed, qualified applicants will be given a 30-minute interview with members of the Executive Board. After the first interview round, selected candidates will be given a 15-minute interview with the Program Advisor. Applicants are asked to indicate their committee preferences during the application process. Committee assignments are announced at the mandatory Ambassador Retreat.