STAR Ambassador 2018

Attend a Callout on February 26th or 27th at 6:00pm in PHYS 203 to learn more about the STAR Ambassador position

Are you a proud Boilermaker that has great interpersonal skills AND free time this summer? Apply to be a STAR Ambassador! Get paid for what you do best; interact with people!

What is STAR?

Summer, Transition, Advising, and Registration (STAR) is a one day program, hosted by Student Success Programs, for new undergraduate students to receive academic advice, request fall courses, and conduct other important business on-campus.

What do STAR Ambassador do?
  • Welcome new Boilermakers and their families to Purdue!
  • Address questions and concerns throughout the STAR day
  • Assist with student a family check in, the class preference process, and other program logistics
  • Troubleshoot any problems that arise throughout the day and seek assistance whenever needed
  • Have fun and gain a rewarding experience
  • Undergraduate student at Purdue with at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA before and throughout the STAR experience. (NOTE: If you are selected to be an Ambassador and you fail to maintain minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA at the end of the spring semester, you will be dismissed from your role.)
  • Ability and willingness to promote Purdue and the Boilermaker experience in a positive light
  • Well informed about campus resources
  • Reliable, responsible, mature, and willing to help new students and their families
  • Ability to take initiative and be proactive
Job Requirements, Duties & Specifics:
  • Must be available from June 18th to July 13th 2018 (NOTE: You will be free on all weekends and on July 4th and 5th)
  • Must be available for four required trainings on April 23rd, June 13th, June 14th, and June 15th
  • Must be willing to complete other duties assigned
  • Must be living in or around West Lafayette and be able to provide your own transportation to and from campus throughout the summer
  • As a STAR Ambassador you will be compensated at a rate of 9 dollars per hour
  • As a STAR Ambassador you have the option to work full-time or part-time
    • As a full-time STAR Ambassador you must work between 30 and 40 hours per week (NOTE: In order to be a full-time STAR Ambassador you must not be enrolled in any summer classes)
    • As a part-time STAR Ambassador you must work a minimum of 20 hours per week (Note: As a part-time STAR Ambassador you may take either morning or afternoon classes, but not both.)
  • If you have another on-campus job you cannot work over 40 hours a week combined, between your STAR Ambassador position and your additional role.
    • NOTE: If you are an international student and you are required to take courses during the summer then you cannot work for more than 20 hours a week.
    • It is your responsibility to ensure you are within your work hour limits.
  • Lunch will be provided at a dining court on campus during all STAR working days.
Application Process:
  • The online applications will open on Wednesday, February 28th at 12:00pm EST and will close on Sunday, March 18th at 11:59p.m. EST
  • Interview – following the completion of you application, you will be directed to a page where you may sign up for a 20 minute interview on either March 28th or March 29th
    • These interviews will be reserved on a first come, first served basis.

Apply to be a STAR Ambassador

* Please contact Todd Braverman ( or Sarah Pacelli ( if you have any additional questions.

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