Work as a Student Ambassador

Find out how you can join the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering's paid Student Ambassador team.


The Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering is looking for some new student ambassadors. 

Becoming an ambassador is a great way to add valuable experience to your CV and Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR). Ambassadors are an important part of our departmental team. By joining us you’ll get the chance to represent the department, work with others, and help to inspire the next generation of engineers at our open days. 

Apply to become a student ambassador

Student Ambassador standing in Electronics Control Lab

Please note that you are welcome to apply to become a Student Ambassador for the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering even if you are already working as an ambassador in another capacity for the Faculty or University - for example, if you are already holding a position as an International Engineering Ambassador, a Faculty Champion, or as a Digital Ambassador.

What do Student Ambassadors do? 

Student Ambassadors support the department simply by being themselves! They meet with prospective students, share their experiences of living and studying in Sheffield and answer questions about life in the city. You are likely to get involved in the following activities when working as a Student Ambassador. 

  • Taking part in virtual open day events and live Q&A sessions
  • Attending open day events on campus and meeting prospective students
  • Helping out at recruitment and outreach events
  • Creating content for social media
  • Writing pieces for the online site

Who are we looking for? 

  • Current students in Electronic and Electrical Engineering at any level (Undergraduate, Masters, PhD)
  • Approachable, enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Confident speaking to individuals and large groups
  • Reliable, organised and punctual

Open Days

We have many Open Days from June - November so some student ambassadors will need to be available over the Summer Break. Most open days are on Saturdays so student ambassadors will need to be available to work on Saturdays.

Student Ambassador helping with outreach day in Electronics Control Lab

Why become a Student Ambassador?

By being a student ambassador you will gain:

  • Experience talking and engaging with the public about engineering. 
  • Money! For your work as a Student Ambassador you will be paid at a generous hourly rate
  • Work with professionals to make a difference to prospective students
  • The chance to develop presenting, communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills
  • Enhance your CV and  Higher Education Achievement Report with student ambassador work

To apply to become an ambassador for the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, please complete the form linked to below. We will be in contact in due course.

Apply to become a student ambassador

Top 10 in the UK

We're in the top 10 UK Electronic and Electrical Engineering Departments (QS World University Rankings 2021).

A global reputation

Sheffield is a research university with a global reputation for excellence. We're a member of the Russell Group: one of the 24 leading UK universities for research and teaching.