Our Career Ambassadors Program is an integral part of the services we provide in the Career Development Center. Career Ambassadors play a vital role in educating and serving their peers across campus by providing workshops for groups ranging from 5 to 200+ students.
Presentation topics include resume writing, career fair prep, interviewing skills, ePACK, and Career Development Center services. Career Ambassadors also represent the office at career and information fairs around campus throughout the school year.
Role of Career Ambassadors
- Present programs in residence halls, as well as clubs & organizations
- Facilitate Professional PackPros Series Workshops
- Represent the Career Development Center at events and career fairs
- Train students on using ePACK
Do you know someone who would be a good Career Ambassador? Or are interested in becoming a Career Ambassador?
- Please nominate them here: Career Ambassador Recommendation
- Learn more about the Career Ambassador role: Career Ambassador Description
Why is being a Career Ambassador is so special? Hear stories from some of our Career Ambassador Alumni.
2019-2020 Career Ambassadors
Hi y’all! My name is Cassie and I am a 4th year studying Business Administration. This will be my 3rd year as a Career Ambassador. In the past year I have completed a Disney College Program and started an internship with Chick-fil-a. Through these experiences and being a Career Ambassador I have learned a lot about the professional world and developed my career readiness skills, and I am looking forward to passing along that knowledge to my fellow students!
Business Administration Senior https://www.linkedin.com/in/cassiealphin
Hi! I am Maggie Avis and I am a senior in the College of Sciences studying Mathematics with a minor in Economics. I’ve been an ambassador since I was a freshman, and the memories from this program are so special to me. Such as, meeting Kevin Keatts or presenting to a crowd of 182 students! The program has instilled so many skills in me, such a communication and teamwork, I’m excited to see how I use these skills after I graduation. Mathematics Senior
Hello everyone! My name is Kristen Blake and I am a pre-Optometry Junior in the Biological Sciences BA program with a concentration in Zoology and a minor in Anthropology. This is my second semester as a Career Ambassador, and I am looking forward to further developing my professional abilities while helping others do the same.
I’m Alex Blanton, a sophomore in Poltical Science. This will be my first year as a Career Ambassador and I am so excited to be apart of the program. I am especially looking forward to engage my peers, students of NC State, and myself in the skills necessary to succeed after college. Political Science
Hey everyone! My name is Will Burns and I am a senior majoring in Industrial and Systems Engineering. This is my fourth semester as a CA and unfortunately, it’ll be my last. Being a CA has had such an unbelievably positive impact on my life, from forming meaningful relationships with my fellow CAs to the plethora of opportunities to help my peers gain the confidence they need to enter the professional working world, the CA program is truly a wonderful group. My favorite part is all the free food at our meetings, but I guess the invaluable professional experience is a nice benefit hahaha. I’m excited to continue empowering my peers in creative and engaging ways. Go pack!! Industrial and Systems Engineering
Bonjour! My name is Margot Clyburn and I’m a senior in Biological and Agricultural Engineering pursuing a minor in French. I attended the LAUNCH series (now known as PACKPros) and felt more informed about topics I was curious about and decided to join the Career Ambassador team to help promote all the resources we offer! I joined to become a friendly face to talk to and improve my public speaking skills. Outside of class I enjoy biking and reading fantasy novels. Biological and Agricultural Engineering
My name is Emily Fomin and I am a senior majoring in biomedical engineering and minoring in psychology. This is my fifth semester as a Career Ambassador and it has been one of my favorite programs. As a student, I have done biomedical research in chemotaxis and protein analysis for Alzheimer’s disease. In the future, I hope to conduct biomedical research within the field of abnormal psychology. In my free time, I enjoy playing music, being outside, and traveling. Fun fact: I have been to 16 countries! Biomedical Engineering Senior
My name is Ciara Jones and I am a fourth-year junior. In college, I have taken on a minor in Business Administration, traveled to China and Africa with NC State’s Study Abroad program, and Co-Oped at an engineering firm. I am also heavily involved in the Goodnight Scholars Program, and volunteering for Habitat for Humanity and Rise Against Hunger. My hobbies include reading, solving the Rubix cube (I know I’m 10 years too late), playing board games, and last but not least, watching HGTV. Aerospace Engineering Junior
My name is Jillian Lewis and I am a Junior studying Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and a Minor in Journalism. This is my third semester as a Career Ambassador, and my favorite thing about being involved in this program is the lifelong friendships and professional skills developed with each new semester. In my free time I like hiking, traveling and jumping off cliffs at Eno Quarry (check it out). Business Administration, Junior
Hello! My name is Sindhura Maale, and I am a sophomore majoring in Bioprocessing Science with a minor in Biomanufacturing. I have had many new and fulfilling experiences here at NC State including being a part of the Impact Leadership Village, being on a dance team, and taking a canoeing class! Through the Career Ambassador Program, I hope to gain career readiness knowledge while aiding my peers in their professional journeys as well. Bioprocessing Science, Biomanufacturing, Sophomore
Hello everybody! My name is Joe McConnell and I am a Junior studying Industrial and Systems Engineering. The upcoming semester will be my fourth semester as a Career Ambassador. I am excited to work on teams with students from other career paths, prepared to delve into the different workshops of the program, and make a positive impact on others career and professional development. Industrial and Systems Engineer
Hello! My name is Adam Pecoraro and I am a Senior studying Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. My time at NC State has brought me many incredible things, and one of them is undoubtedly the Career Ambassador Program. Since joining the program in 2017, I have learned an extensive amount of information pertaining to professional development, professional networking, and general career management. Biochemistry, Molecular Biology
Hey! I am Sade Proctor, a sophomore here at State who is planning to major in Political Science. This is my first year as a Career Ambassador, and I am so excited to be able to gain knowledge and skills that will help me in the world of professionalism, and to be able to assist others in this aspect as well. I’m looking forward to embarking on this journey. English, Second Year
My name is Britney Paul and I am a sophomore majoring in Human Biology with a minor in Music Performance. This is my first semester as a Career Ambassador and I am excited to get to know everyone in the program! I am also eager to share the valuable information that I learn through being a Career Ambassador to help my peers be more prepared and competitive applicants in their future endeavors. Human Biology, Second Year firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.linkedin.com/in/britney-paul-rajamanickam-010245174/
My name is Gabby Ramchandani and I am a senior majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and I am minoring in Political Science. This is my third semester as a Career Ambassador and I am so excited to meet everyone and share my knowledge of career readiness and learn from others their knowledge of career readiness. Business Administration, Marketing, Senior email@example.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/gabrielle-ramchandani/
Hi everyone! My name is Kyndra Reed, and I am a Senior in Neurobiology and Integrated Physiology with a minor in Biotechnology. This will be my third semester as a Career Ambassador, and I have not only seen myself grow as a professional, but also many of my peers from the workshops. I hope to help students feel more confident and prepared in accomplishing their goals. Neurobiology and Integrated Physiology, Senior
I am Savannah Russell and I am a senior double majoring in Communication and Political Science, with the intention of going into the broadcasting and political communication fields. This will be my 6th semester being a CA and have sense also become a teaching assistant for a career development class because I have loved my work as a CA so much! I love getting to help my peers at NC State develop their professional development skills. Communication – Media and Political Science, Senior
Hi! My name is Rani Shah and I am a sophomore majoring in Genetics and minoring in Biotechnology. This is my first semester as a Career Ambassador, and I am looking forward to getting involved with the campus and sharing ideas in order to grow. I can’t wait to work with other students in order to educate, explore, and build relationships all throughout the workshops. Outside of school, I love to run, cook, and really anything to do with the outdoors!! Overall, I know that we all will learn so much in order to become strong public speakers and leaders, all while creating experiences in order to push us forward. Genetics, Second Year
Hello! My name is Elizabeth Shin and I am a senior majoring in Food Science. I have been a Career Ambassador since my first year at NC State and I love how the program has developed me in becoming a dependable team player, leader, and professional. A fun fact about me is that I love to dance and take part in Fusion Dance Crew and KPACK! I am very honored to be in this program and always eager to learn more and most importantly, have fun! Food Science, Junior
I am a senior here at NC State pursuing a major in Communication Media and a minor in Arts Entrepreneurship. In my free time, I love catching up with friends and taking time to relax. Currently, I am an intern to the Assistant to the Chancellor for Communication at State and work on the correspondence of Chancellor Woodson. For my future career plans, I hope to have a communication marketing role for a company where I can fulfill my passions to work with people and market to them. Communications Media, Senior firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.linkedin.com/in/haleyteeples/
I am originally from Venezuela and moved to the United States for college three years ago. I have always been very driven and optimistic, since I am convinced there is good in everything. Through my time at NC State, I have come across many meaningful experiences and people, and Career Ambassadors has been one of the most important programs I have gotten the opportunity to be involved with because of how much I have grown here with the help of some wonderful people. I hope in the future to become a consultant or a data analyst, and I am sure my experience here will be a great factor at the time of achieving this goal. Economics (BS) minoring in Statistics with an Honors Program on Data Analytics, Senior
Hi! My name is Jadyn White. I am a sophomore at NC State majoring in Business Administration. My concentration is Human Resources. This is my first semester as Career Ambassador. I am excited to begin developing my career readiness and leadership skills, namely communication and public speaking and passing these skills onto my fellow NC State peers. My hobbies include cooking, nature walks, and reading Science Fiction Literature. Business Administration, Sophomore
My name is Elizabeth and I’m 19! I’m a very open hearted person and love helping others. I’m from Greenville NC and hope to one day become a federal defense attorney for the US federal court system. My hobbies include going to the gym, reading, writing and listening to music. English and History, Second Year
Business Administration/Human Resources
My name is Haohao Yu. I’m a junior studying in Statistics and Japanese with a minor in Mathematics. I could speak Chinese and English. This is my first semester as Career Ambassador and I cannot wait to learn all the skills to help other students! Statistics; Foreign Language and Literature- Asian concentration, Junior, email@example.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/hyu14/
Contact Maggie Avis firstname.lastname@example.org, Career Ambassador Coordinator