Sweet Briar College JYF in Paris

JYF Ambassadors

If you are returning to your home college after studying in France with JYF, you may want to be a JYF Ambassador and 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.

Personality Traits and Skills

The ideal JYF Student Ambassador is an individual who:

  • has a high sense of responsibility, reliability and maturity;
  • has the ability to communicate well and to address prospective students’ concerns, expectations, goals, etc. with regards to their study abroad plans;
  • is dynamic, creative and resourceful;
  • can work independently and take initiatives;
  • has good organizational and leadership skills; and
  • is enthusiastic about her/his experiences in France and passionate about encouraging others to study with JYF!

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!