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  • Students in the College of Engineering who are passionate about sharing the field of engineering, the College, and Penn State.
  • Individuals with exceptional communication and leadership potential.
  • Students who are active and involved in Penn State.
  • Individuals who are reliable and willing to prioritize the outreach goals of the Engineering Ambassadors and the College of Engineering.
  • Individuals with high personal and professional character who will stand out and be known within the College.

  • If this describes you, apply to be an Engineering Ambassador! 


    All Engineering Ambassadors…
  • Take ENGR 397: Advanced Engineering Communication (3 credits) upon entering the program. This course is required training and meets Wednesdays from 6-9:00 PM during the Fall 2018 semester.
  • Attend the Engineering Ambassadors Network Conference which will be held at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, MA during September, 2019.
  • Regularly participate in Engineering Ambassador meetings and events. Events include presentations, College of Engineering tours, and K-12 outreach. Meeting and professional development events will typically be held Wednesday evenings. Engineering Ambassadors should expect to commit about 50 hours of their time over the course of each semester.
  • Are able to commit a minimum of two semesters to Engineering Ambassador membership.
  • Are willing to prioritize Engineering Ambassador activities when needed.
  • Are able to be flexible and responsive the needs of the program.


  • Benefits enjoyed by Engineering Ambassadors include…
  • Receiving advanced communication training and experiences.
  • Personal and professional development opportunities.
  • Networking opportunities with College of Engineering administrators, faculty, alumni, and industry partners.
  • Concrete evidence to employers of their communication expertise.
  • Engineering Ambassador attire to be worn at events.
  • A monetary award for contributions to the goals of the program.
  • Making a positive impact on Penn State, the College of Engineering, and young students.
  • Being part of a fun and outstanding family of engineers!


  • If you are interested in joining our team, please apply here.

    Applications are due by February 3rd. This is a competitive process. A selection of applicants will be invited to interview for the program within a couple weeks. 


    If you have any questions about the EA application process, please contact Lori Miraldi, Director of the Engineering Ambassadors at  lorimiraldi@psu.edu.