Campus Outreach

Recruit prospective students and represent our programs on the UF campus. This committee is responsible for identifying and presenting at clubs and classes on campus, running tabling and booths at UF events, and assisting with info sessions for the MIB/MSM/MS Marketing Programs.


Be a Grad Student: Undergraduate students interested in a graduate business degree are invited to shadow ambassadors in their classes and learn what graduate school is like. Students are given a tour of Hough Hall and experience graduate level courses while engaging with program ambassadors throughout the day.

Ambassador stands behind table in Heavener Hall with materials spread out on it
Two ambassadors in Heavener Hall at a table with various items on it

Tabling and Info Sessions: Provide information and share experiences with prospective students via in-person and online learning opportunities. Ambassadors engage with interested students and help recruit qualified candidates for the master’s programs.

Application Workshop: Students interested in applying to the specialized master’s programs learn how the process of applying works and can gain valuable feedback on their application from the program offices and ambassadors.

Community Engagement

Volunteer and engage with the Gainesville community. This committee is responsible for growing the program’s network by identifying local leaders, organizations, and companies for collaboration, as well as planning community service-related events.


Ambassador with another individual by a Peaceful Paths sign with bags and boxes full of items stacked below it

Neighborly November: Worked with Peaceful Paths to collect and provide non-perishable meal kits during Thanksgiving. Over $1,000 in purchased food and Publix gifts cards were donated.

Ambassador at table with orange and blue pens and colored papers

Random Acts of Kindness Day: Give master’s students a boost during finals week and Random Acts of Kindness Day with handwritten notes and words of encouragement.

United for the Holidays: Partnered with the United Way of North Central Florida in a toy drive for children and teens in six counties around Gainesville. Over $1,000 worth of toys were distributed between United Way’s Community Impact Partners to deliver toys to kids in need.

Ambassador Gator Chomps by new toys collected
Stack of new toys in the back of a vehicle

Student Engagement

Execute professional and social development events for our current students. This committee is responsible for developing career-related events like seminars, coffee chats, and alumni panels to connect students to employers, companies, and industries. This committee also hosts social events for students to engage with one another.


Students mingle in Hough Hall

Welcome Back Mixer: Welcome and connect students to the start of the spring semester and module 1. Allow students to engage with their peers and the ambassador program to get to know one another and explore graduate student involvement opportunities on campus.

Cans for Karaoke: Partnered with the Community Engagement committee to support students on campus in need by donating food cans for Hitchcock Field and Fork Pantry. Students can participate in karaoke festivities while also contributing to a community resource for peers.

Virtual Alumni Event Panel: Host 12 MIB, MSM, MSMAR and even MBA alumni from across various industries and functions to speak with current specialized master’s students about their experiences. In breakout rooms, students can talk one-on-one with alumni about companies of their interest, network, and explore potential career paths.

Diversity and Inclusion

Foster understanding and support for our multicultural and international students. This committee is responsible for identifying and distributing UF resources for international and underrepresented students and planning events that connect them to the UF and Gainesville community.


Resume Workshop: Partnered with Business Career Services to host traditional and international students looking to learn tips and tricks on resume format, structure, and content as well as 1:1 attention from Grad CAP mentors to finalize resumes before Career Showcase.

Four ambassadors sit at a table in a classroom

OPT Info Session: Information session for F-1 students interested in learning how and when to apply for optional practical training. By partnering with UF’s International Center, international students can learn firsthand how the process of applying for OPT works.

International Cookbook: Honor our diverse community by culminating student recipes into a cookbook and international festival event. Provide students the opportunity to connect with different cultures, traditions, and cuisines.