Student Ambassador Program

Student Ambassador Program

The Student Ambassador program is designed to meet one of UMD Dining Services’ missions-to foster a strong community. The role of the Student Ambassadors is crucial to the success of UMD Dining Services' goal to be a leader in college dining.

Three student ambassadors working on an Instagram Story


  • Are the “eyes and ears” of UMD Dining Services, providing valuable insight into the wants and needs of our dining community
  • Gain valuable skills, such as leadership, time management, networking, and customer service, that will help prepare you for a career after college
  • Have fun while building friendships and connections

By participating in the Student Ambassador Program, students will receive compensation for time worked up to 30 hours per semester. 


  • Have completed at least one semester at the University of Minnesota Duluth campus
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Be able to commit to a minimum of 20 hours per semester up to 30 hours per semester
  • Undergraduates must take a minimum of 6 credits per semester and  be seeking a degree
  • Must be on a Meal Plan
  • Attend mandatory Student Ambassador training at the start of each semester
  • Be able to attend occasional day and evening events
  • Show up on time and as scheduled for events, dressed professionally
  • Have the ability to follow instruction 
  • Adhere to the UMD Dining Services’ Code of Conduct
  • Like and follow UMD Dining on Facebook and Twitter
  • Like at least one post per week on Facebook and Twitter
  • Commenting/replying, sharing/retweeting is encouraged, but not required
  • Be well versed in the UMD Dining Services website
  • Interview eight individual peers throughout the semester regarding their dining needs, menu choices, etc. Forms will be provided with instructions
  • Attend at least one UMD Dining Services Event
  • This commitment commences the first day of the semester and ends the Friday before finals