Blum Ambassadors Council
The Blum Ambassadors Council functions as the student association of the Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation, attracting the brightest student leaders passionate about poverty action.
Student ambassadors are integral to the success of the annual Designing Solutions for Poverty Competition, the new online course on global poverty, and Center initiatives across the globe. Students have the opportunity to network with leaders in poverty alleviation, plan events, and develop the first student-run online magazine on poverty at UCI.
Applications for the 2016-17 Blum Ambassadors Council are closed.
Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation Student Ambassadors Council
Undergraduate and graduate students from all schools are invited to apply to the UCI Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation’s Ambassadors Council. The Blum Ambassadors Council functions as the student association of the Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation at UCI, attracting the brightest undergraduate and graduate student leaders passionate about poverty action.
Eligibility and Qualifications
Applicants to the Council should have the following:
- Desire to learn and be involved in the Center’s work on poverty alleviation
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
- Demonstration of commitment, innovation, creativity, and initiative
- Willingness to work independently and as part of a team
Students are required to have a 3.0 GPA to enter and continue in the program. Preference will be given to graduating seniors.
Students will be expected to attend mandatory weekly team meetings and Center events. Students must be able to commit to approximately 6 hours each week, with most hours being flexible and structured around academic commitments. Students will be appointed to the Council for a year-long term, through Spring Quarter. Positions are unpaid, though students may elect to receive academic credit.
How to Apply
Applications for the 2016-2017 year are now closed. Applications for the 2017-2018 year will open in Fall 2017.
For questions, please email the Blum Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.