Essence College Ambassador Program ReOpens for Second Year

June 11, 2016
Essence College Ambassador 2016

Essence Magazine is back with its second annual college ambassador search and they are looking for you! Are you a game-changer? Are you in college? Do you love Essence Magazine? If you answered “yes” to all of these questions, then listen up for the ultimate scoop on how you can be one of three college ambassadors for one of the nation’s top magazines.

If you’re a college student that thrives off of bold moves and living authentically, you are invited to apply to be one of Essence’s second class of ambassadors. College ambassadors will “assist [Essence] in advocating [its] mission and values in a voice that is recognizable as well as relatable to their community.”

Essence College Ambassador 2016

“Selected candidates will be paid for their work (ten hours per week), with real-world experience in enhanced research, leadership, and communication skills — not to mention the perks of some exclusive invites to Essence events.” Ambassadors will have involvement with blog posts and on-camera appearances, in addition to capturing the spirit of Essence on their campuses.

If this sounds like something that interests you and you love Essence, have amazing writing skills, and can do well on-camera, then apply here. The deadline is June 24, 2016 at 5PM EDT.

Submission Guidelines:
  1. Must attend an accredited 4-year College /University in Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Georgia, Michigan, North Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Washington D.C. (ONLY)
  2. Male or female between the ages of 18-25 years old
  3. Must have a minimum of a 2.8 (on a 4.0 scale) Cumulative GPA
  4. Must submit two fun and creative 250 to 300 word essays on why you should be an Essence College Ambassador along with your resume.

Three lucky ambassadors will be chosen to represent Essence on their campus. Selections will be made September 20th. For more information and details on the submission process, please visit:

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