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Be a Library Ambassador

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The Library Ambassadors promote CMU Libraries’ resources and services through direct peer-to-peer interactions. Students selected as Library Ambassadors are trained in coordination with the Library Marketing Committee to make known the ways in which students can connect, collaborate, and succeed through engagement with the Libraries. Ambassadors also provide feedback to help shape the student experience.  


Benefits of serving as a Library Ambassador 

  • Represent CMU Libraries by promoting its resources and services and by helping to shape the student experience at the Libraries. 

  • Get a behind-the-scenes view of how the Libraries operate 

  • Fun tangibles including a t-shirt, buttons, food, swag, and more! 

  • Receive a professional reference describing your contributions.  

  • Gain professional skills, develop experience, and build your resume through: 

    • Peer-to-peer marketing and outreach 
    • Grass roots advocacy  
    • Social media engagement 
    • Networking with your peers 
    • Photography 
    • Public speaking 
    • Usability testing 
    • Event planning 
    • Project management  
    • Leadership  
Co-leadership Opportunities 

  • After one year of service, returning ambassadors have the opportunity to apply to serve in a leadership capacity.
How to become a Library Ambassador 

  • Applications for the 2017/2018 academic year have already been collected. Please check back for future submission deadlines. 

  • Qualifications:
    • Currently enrolled CMU student 
    • Be in good academic standing, minimum 2.0 GPA 
    • Have an interest and enthusiasm for libraries  
    • Able to serve for at least one academic year 
  • Contact Laura Thompson or a current Library Ambassador for more information.