CASS Student Ambassador opportunities

CASS Student Ambassador, Daniel Hellig-Smith, Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics/Bachelor of International Security Studies 

Welcome to the College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS). CASS provides exclusive employment leadership opportunities for ongoing ANU students to become actively involved in the promotion of arts, humanities and social science disciplines as a student ambassador. In addition to gaining valuable professional experience and training, these roles are paid casual positions within the College.

If you have at least one year experience being a student at ANU, are enthusiastic, love meeting new people and are keen to share your positive university experience with potential students, we’d love to hear from you.

CASS Student Ambassador Role

Do you have a passion for sharing your university experience and inspiring high school students in their journey? We want you to apply now to become a CASS Student Ambassador!

Share your knowledge and experience of studying Arts at ANU with prospective students. You may be asked to provide advice on:

  • Bachelor degrees and/or graduate programs offered by the ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences.
  • Your area of study.
  • Moving to and/or living in Canberra.
  • Accommodation, services and resources on campus.
  • University life and any other aspects of your ANU experience.

As a Student Ambassador you would:

  • Receive training on CASS programs.
  • Work with the CASS Marketing and Communications team on events, web or social media content.
  • Be expected to positively represent the College at events, either locally or interstate.
  • Have the opportunity to develop essential professional, teamwork and communication skills.
  • Receive the opportunity to particpate in professional development and training opportunities throughout the year.
  • Be expected to write short reports on the outcomes of recruitment activities.

Student Ambassadors must:

  • Be enrolled in a CASS program either undergraduate or postgraduate. If you are studying a Flexible Double Degree, at least one of your programs must be a CASS program;
  • Have completed a minimum of eight courses at the time of your application
  • Attend training days for CASS program information;
  • Work at ANU Open Day on Saturday 31 August 2019;
  • Be willing to be profiled, photographed, and videoed for ANU promotional activities; and
  • Hold a Working With Vulnerable People card, or be willing and able to apply for a WWVP card.

The expected time commitment is around 30 hours in 2019, comprising:

  • Approximately 3 hours per fortnight during teaching weeks
  • 2-3 hours at the end of the semester for reflection/planning and debrief sessions.

Application process

Applications for the CASS Student Ambassador role are now closed.

Step 1
Read the CASS Student Ambassador program information and Position Description (PDF 90K).
Step 2
Complete the online application form (closed). Ensure you upload your resume/CV before you hit submit.
The online application will ask you to respond to the following question. Please use full sentences in your answers (Maximum 300 words).

What inspired you to choose your particular degree and how would you describe it to a potential student?


Contact officer:

Hayley Daley

Marketing and Recruitment Coordinator

ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

T: +61 2 6125 4813


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Updated:  26 August 2019/Responsible Officer:  CASS Marketing & Communications/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications