FSHN Ambassadors

Food science and human nutrition (FSHN) Ambassadors represent the department and serve as hosts for activities and campus visitors. As an Ambassador, you will gain leadership skills, develop networks with alumni and other professionals and learn about departmental organization.

You will help plan and represent the FSHN student body at student welcome events, Homecoming, Celebration Banquet, External Advisory Committee meetings, and FSHN Days, as well as ad hoc events such as hosting of foreign visitors, speakers, or industry representatives. You will also meet regularly with the department chair to discuss student related topics and learn about department operations.

Applications for 8 FSHN Ambassadors will open Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, and will close Friday, Jan. 22, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. CST. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply. Students must be enrolled at Iowa State during the term of office.

Expectations:

  • Assist with FSHN Day
  • Greet attendees and assist with FSHN External Advisory Council meetings
  • Provide student input and advisement to FSHN department chair
  • Complete individual or group project to benefit department

Application procedure:

An email will be sent out when the application period opens.