Caltech Admissions Ambassadors
The Admissions Ambassador team encompasses several members of the Caltech community, including:
Using the framework of your experience at Caltech, lead prospective students and families around campus on guided tours to provide them with a better understanding of what Caltech is all about.
(Paid position - application available now! Deadline: April 6th, 2018 @ 5:00 PM)
Phone & Postcard Campaign Volunteers
Help congratulate students who are admitted to the incoming fall class! You will spend the time writing personalized postcards and making phone calls to each admitted student to provide the personal touch to Caltech's yield efforts.
(Volunteer position - application available now!)
Caltech In A Day Hosts
Show Prefrosh a day in your life as a Techer! Prefrosh will be visiting campus on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from mid-February to late April, and would love for you to show them around. They'll eat lunch with you, attend your classes, experience club meetings or sports practices, and maybe even attend your house dinner. In short, this is the perfect chance to get to know your future classmates and share the Techer experience with excited Prefrosh! (Paid position)
Overnight Hosts & Volunteers for Prefrosh Weekend (PFW)
As an Overnight Host, you will serve as a welcoming, responsible overnight host for a Prefrosh and act as a resource for them to make the most of their PFW experience. Event volunteers will help the Admissions Office prepare for the arrival of hundreds of Prefrosh and their families, as well as staff events such as check-in, icebreakers activities, and the Annual PFW Club Fair. (Volunteer position)
Prefrosh Yield Committee (PYC) Members
The PYC is tasked with planning and executing the admissions office's yield activities from the moment Prefrosh receive their acceptance letters until the matriculation deadline of May 1st. The PYC strives to maximize the Caltech community's engagement with Prefrosh in order to share with them why Caltech is such a unique place. You'll have the opportunity to help plan Prefrosh Weekend and lead outreach to Prefrosh through events and social media. (Volunteer position)
Provide prospective students with a first-hand look into the life of a Caltech student as a student blogger! Write about your experiences and share them here. (Paid position)
Panelists for admissions-related campus events
Speak about your experiences as a Techer to prospective students, families, and distinguished visitors to our campus. As a panelist, you would serve as a representative of the Caltech student experience at different admissions events including Prefrosh Weekend, Summer Previews, Women in STEM, Caltech Up Close, and more! (Volunteer position)
Interested in getting involved?
Contact the Admissions Ambassador coordinator, Kristin Robbio, at firstname.lastname@example.org.