Sweet Briar College JYF in Paris

JYF Ambassadors

“We do not learn from experience…
we learn from reflecting on experience.”
― John Dewey

When you return to your home college after studying in France with JYF, consider sharing your experience by being a JYF Ambassador to help us promote our program among your peers.


There are many ways you can help according to your preferences and your time:

  • Be a contact person for student questions about JYF at your college/university.
  • Assist JYF at your college/university’s study abroad fair.
  • Organize an event on your campus to help promote the JYF program and share your experience with JYF with others.
  • Write a blog post about your JYF experience for the JYF Blog.
  • Be profiled on the JYF website to share reflections about your experience with JYF in Paris.

Benefits include the opportunity to:

  • Share your stories, enthusiasm, and inspiration with others
  • Reflect on your experience in Paris while helping others plan theirs
  • Encourage others to have the transformative experience abroad that you had
  • Enhance your leadership, teamwork and communications skills through event planning and on-campus presentations
  • Make new friends and have fun!

Duration of Assignment

The initial commitment is for one semester, but you can reapply every semester until you graduate.

What We Offer

  • A stipend of $75 per semester
  • Cost of expenses to organize events
  • Business cards with the student ambassador’s name and contact information

If you are interested in being a JYF Student Ambassador, contact us at jyf@sbc.edu. We look forward to welcoming you back as a member of the program!