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Ambassador Badge Information

Ambassador Badge Information

Student Ambassador Badges fall into three categories: Identifying Leadership Styles, Professional Leadership, and Leadership in Service. The Student Ambassadors Program is part of the Public Health Leadership Program.

Badge Activity Options


Identifying Leadership Styles

Group study sessions: Plan, host or participate in two study sessions. Return a completed sign-in sheet and brief written summary to ODI leadership.

Lunch and Learn event: Attend a student organization-led Lunch and Learn event related to leadership, community service or a relevant topic.


Professional Leadership


UIC campus events: Attend a campus event related to academic leadership, professional leadership and/or career development.

Professional networking event: Attend an event related to professional networking, professional etiquette and /or professional communication.

Resume workshop: Attend a workshop on the development of a professional resume and cover letter. Minimum of three ambassador participants needed to qualify.

Social media training: Attend training on improving social media usage, particularly involving professional social networks.



ODI support: Assist ODI staff in the preparation and facilitation of two campus events.

ODI recruiting events: Assist ODI staff by attending and facilitating two off-campus recruiting events.



Ambassador incentives

Incentives vary, but could include:

  • Gift cards
  • UIC gear
  • Conference fee waivers
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Lunch with a public health opinion leader
  • Event tickets



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