Student Ambassador & Mentorship Program
The Student Ambassador & Mentorship Program/SAMP offers leadership and professional development training and workshops to women, non-binary, and transgender students that prepare participants for leadership roles on and off-campus.
You are welcome to join SAMP as a Success Ambassador or a Success Scholar. SAMP Ambassadors and Scholars will participate in workshops, trainings, and social events that are aligned with the program's core values; leadership, professional development, and community. Additionally, SAMP Scholars are assigned a professional success coach and Success Ambassador that will provide supplemental support and guidance.
Benefits: General Membership
All Success Ambassadors and Scholars will have access to the following:
- An assigned professional success coach
- Ongoing leadership and professional development opportunities (i.e. workshops, conferences, training, etc.)
- Monthly social events, trips, and excursions
- A sense of community
Success Scholar Role:
HCC students who meet the eligibility requirements are automatically invited to be a Success Scholar. These students have access to exclusive workshops, trainings, mentorship, and social events hosted by the program. Each Scholar is assigned to a Success Ambassador and Success Coach who offer academic, professional, and personal support. If you would like to opt-out of this program please complete this form.
Success Ambassador Role:
Success Ambassadors act as a peer-mentor to a cohort of 20 Success Scholars. Each Ambassador is responsible for assisting with program communication and building community for their cohort. Ambassadors also receive 1:1 support from their Success Coach. Each Success Ambassador is matched with an on-campus internship where they act as an HCC Ambassador to that office. Here they set professional development goals and prepare for leadership roles on and off-campus. If you are interested in being considered for the Success Ambassador role, please this form
Success Ambassadors are required to attend a mandatory orientation at the beginning of each semester in order to participate. All trainings and professional development activities are paid.
Success Ambassador Compensation & Benefits
Success Ambassadors are paid at an hourly rate of $15/hour, can work up to 15 hours per week, and must be available to work a minimum of six hours per week.
Other benefits include:
- CougarCash stipend to be used on HCC Campus
- Access to your own technology and office space
- Mentorship and practical work experience in higher education
- Onboarding training and retreats
- Regular SAMP support meetings
- Success coach
- Flexible work schedules
Eligibility for SAMP Success Scholars
The Student Ambassador & Mentorship Program is funded by the Success Grant given by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
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