Innovation Ambassadors work with students, professors, and key entrepreneurial centers and the Big Ideas team to foster and engage the social innovation network on their respective campuses. The goal is to provide aspiring student entrepreneurs with a platform and the resources necessary to transform their innovative ideas into promising social ventures.
Each UC System campus will have at least one designated Innovation Ambassadors (IAs) responsible for outreach, event organization, advising, and research. IAs will receive personalized training and ongoing support and guidance from the Big Ideas team based at UC Berkeley. The role will take place from early September through mid-December, with an expected 10 hours per week commitment. A virtual training will be organized in early to mid-September to kick off the program. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning June 15, 2020.
The IA role consists of the following workstreams: