Strive for Success students on community college campuses have an opportunity to participate as a LINCT Ambassador or as a Strive for Success Student Success Leader (SSL)—a paid on-campus, leadership training internship and peer mentoring program.

Peer Mentoring Model

First year CUNY students–from LINCT or a Community-Based Organization partnership arriving at one of our partner campuses–are eligible to apply to be a LINCT Ambassador.

Ambassadors are considered important leaders who create a sense of community for themselves and others!

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Working 10-12 hours a month throughout the academic year
  • Conduct presentations at partner high schools and provide insight into what it means to be a college student
  • Greet high school seniors during CUNY Placement testing days and provide campus tours
  • Represent the LINCT in College Ambassador Program at new student orientations and other events
  • Participate in scheduled training and regular check-ins

 Eligibility Criteria:

  • Any former LINCT student attending one of our seven CUNY partner colleges in fall 2015
  • In good academic standing (80 or above H.S. average on transcript)
  • Have a maximum adjusted gross family income that is at or below 200% the federal poverty guideline
  • Able to manage responsibility well and lead by good example

 Ambassador Benefits:

  • Earn $11/hour
  • Leadership and Social Media Training
  • Opportunities to network and build connections
  • Develop public speaking and communication skills
  • Build workplace skills and a strong resume

Contact Laura Myers at Laura.Myers@cuny.edu for more information.