Overview of the Career Ambassadors’

The Career Development implemented the Career Ambassador program in August 2012. This program consists of a team of students who are leaders at NSU and who are enthusiastic and outgoing while promoting the many resources the career office offers. The purpose of the Career Ambassador program is to bring awareness and market the Career Development at NSU. The Career Ambassadors serve as leaders to spread the word peer to peer at NSU. The Career Ambassadors support the mission and vision of the office, which is to support NSU students and alumni in the implementation of successful career plans from choosing a direction to securing employment or continuing their education through consulting, partnership with employers and faculty. The Career Development strives to educate students and alumni.

The Career Ambassador program not only builds a student-to-student connection for the office, but also helps mold and shape the leaders of NSU. Through this program, students that are picked to be career ambassadors learn a variety of resources that not only assist fellow students but themselves. Career ambassadors create and use target events to help students from various majors and years. As an Ambassador, one is not only learning what he/she needs for their own professional goals, but helping create the NSU experience for others in order to take full advantage of the resources available for NSU students.

Our team consists of enthusiastic NSU undergraduate leaders who will represent the Career Development services and events while marketing and giving feedback and advisory opinions at the request of the career development staff. The purpose of the Career Ambassador program is to bring awareness and market the Career Development to NSU from one student to another.
Each Career Ambassador will have their designed roles, but all of the career ambassadors share these responsibilities:
  • Attend and support career-related events and programs
  • Serve as a “buddy” to visit the Career Development and career related events
  • Inform students about career services; make classroom announcements, meet with student organizations, attend NSU career events, etc.
  • Create pre-event buzz on campus by handing out flyers, making announcements, etc.
  • Use promotion tactics such as social media and tabling at events such as SEA Thursday, etc.
  • Take photos or videos of events and post on the career social media outlets
*This position requires between 6-8 hours a week*

Meet Career Ambassadors

Chiara BrownMy name is Chiara Brown, I am from Orlando, Florida. I am currently a sophomore elementary education major here at Nova Southeastern University. In the future, I hope to become a principal once I get my masters in leadership education. This is also my second year as a career ambassador, and I could not be any happier getting to help students on their journey to success. In my down time I enjoy giving my time to others, being with friends and wishing my life was more like an 80s movie.
ergio CorrenteI’m Sergio Corrente, I was born and raised in Maracay, Venezuela. I’m a Junior at NSU majoring in Marketing with a minor in International Business, I’m a member of Alpha Kappa Psi the business fraternity, and I have worked in projects with the American Marketing Association. I like learning new languages, watching and playing Futbol (soccer), and I will be writing some of the delightful posts you’ll be reading in this blog throughout this semester.
Serena GhodasraMy name is Serena Ghodasra and I from Voorhees, New Jersey. I am currently a sophomore at Nova Southeastern University majoring in Biology in the (3+4) Dentistry Dual Admissions Program with a minor in Business.  At Nova, I am involved in various clubs such as treasurer of Operation Smile, Pre-Dental society, and Indian Student Association. I was also an orientation leader for the 2014-2015 academic school year. After I complete my undergraduate years at Nova, I plan on attending dental school and becoming an orthodontist. In my free time, I enjoy playing the piano, painting, reading and playing tennis and volleyball.
Stephanie LipariMy name is Stephanie Lipari and I am from Long Island, New York.  I am a junior at Nova Southeastern University majoring in Marketing.  I am a member of several different organizations on campus including: the President’s 64, American Marketing Association, and the Residential Student Association.  I am also a Southern Tide College Ambassador as well as a Harding-Lane College Ambassador.  After I complete my undergraduate degree at Nova, I plan to move back to New York and continue to graduate school.  In my free time, you can find me at the gym, running or weight lifting.
Vanessa MatamorosMy name is Vanessa Matamoros and I am from Port St. Lucie, Florida. I am a senior at NSU with a major in Biology and a minor in Business. I am involved in various clubs such as the Pre-Dental Society, American Association of University Women, and Operation Smile. I am also an active brother of the co-ed business fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi.  After I complete my undergraduate years at Nova, I plan to attend dental school.  In my free time, I enjoy cooking, reading, playing the piano, and playing sports such as soccer and tennis.
Sarah PersonelliMy name is Sarah Personelli and I am from Long Island, New York. I am a freshman at Nova Southeastern University majoring in Business Management. I am a proud member of Razor’s Edge as well as various other clubs. I am also on the NSU Cheerleading Team. After I complete my undergraduate year at Nova, I plan to move back to New York and attend graduate school in the New York City. In my free time you can find me at the beach soaking up the sun.
Chrissy Tabulov, Career AmbassadorEmail: ct764@nova.edu
Major: Biology
Classification: Sophomore
Hello. My name is Chrissy Tabulov and I am from Palm Harbor, FL. I am a senior at Nova Southeastern University majoring in Biology in the Pharmacy (3+4) Dual Admissions Program. On campus, I am involved in Pre-Pharmacy Society and Alpha Phi Omega. After my undergraduate studies, I plan on attending pharmacy school and become a clinical pharmacist. Some of my hobbies include going to the gym, baking, hanging out with friends, and going to the beach.


Benefits of Becoming a Career Ambassador

This is a leadership position through the Career Development, and it requires a 6 hr/week commitment at $8.50 an hour paid bi-weekly.

Students selected for this opportunity can benefit by consistently networking with key professionals and employers for potential career opportunities as graduation nears. This leadership position allows you to develop professionally, as well as improve skills that will serve you in the future, such as networking, team building, and time management.

Career Ambassador Positions


How to Become a CA?

The Career Development is looking for motivated, dedicated, well-rounded students who love to promote services to the entire student body. Being a Career Ambassador is a great way to network and learn more about establishing a career in your chosen field, as you get the opportunity to associate with a variety of professionals both at Nova and around the community.

To apply to be on the Career Ambassador team you must:

  1.   Fill out the application on Job X (job number 1055)
  2.   After applying on Job X, Contact Carsyn Crane at cc2338@nova.edu or (954) 262-7206 to set up phone/in person interview

Meet with a Career Adviser to prepare your resume!
Contact the Career Development at (954) 262-7201,
Monday–Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m.−5:00 p.m. 
We are located in the 1st Floor of the Horvitz Administrations Building, Room#152


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