Prospective tour guides


Thanks for your interest in becoming a member of the Visitor and Parent Services team. We are looking for enthusiastic, well-spoken, and diverse students to join our staff of campus ambassadors. If you would like to help welcome prospective students, parents, VIPs, donors, alumni, and other guests to our campus, we look forward to meeting you.

We generally hire undergraduate students who have completed their first semester and have at least a year remaining on campus. We require new ambassadors to work the first summer after being hired. The position pays about $10 per hour and offers about five-seven hours work per week, depending on the season. We value all-around diversity and encourage students from all departments, majors, activities, interests, and backgrounds to apply. Multiple language fluency is much appreciated.

This application is the initial way for us to get to know you. Please spend some quality time composing your answers.

*Note: All fields are required. The form will return an error if you do not fill it out completely.

All applicants must be available to audition on Saturday, January 25, 2014, and to work during Summer 2014.

Applications are due 5:00 pm, Tuesday, November 12, 2013.

Important Dates

  • Tuesday, November 12, 2013: Application deadline (5:00pm)
  • Saturday, January 25, 2014 : Auditions
  • Late January 2014:  Interviews and Notification
  • Saturday, February 1, 2014: New ambassador orientation
  • February 2014: Paid training begins
  • March 2014:  New ambassadors begin leading tours

Please contact Visitor and Parent Services at if you have any questions.

Your Name *

Birthdate *

Local Address

Street *
City* * State * Zip *

Local/Cell phone

Area Code and Number *

E-mail Address *

Permanent/Home Address

Street *
City * State * Zip *

Permanent/Home phone

Area Code and Number *

College or School: (example: L&S, Chemistry, Engineering, etc.) *

Major(s): *

Expected date of Graduation *




(Classroom/Group Announcement, Flyer, Website, E-mail from an Adviser, Friend, etc.) *

Language Skills: (Indicate languages, other than English, that you speak and your fluency (slightly, partly, mostly, fully). If none, please specify.) *

Why you would make a good Campus Ambassador for Berkeley? (150 word limit) *

Tell us your Berkeley story. (150 word limit) *

What is one thing you have gotten or learned at Berkeley that you did not expect? (150 word limit) *

Are you involved in any extracurricular activities (especially campus groups and organizations)? Please list and explain your involvement. *

List any special skills, training, awards.  *

Thank you for your interest and application!