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TRU International Social Media Ambassador Awards

Share your TRU experience with thousands of future international students and their families by being a Social Media Ambassador.

Each semester the International Marketing department awards students who:

  • are enthusiastic, creative, and relate well to students from around the world
  • think TRU is an amazing school
  • have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • have been involved in student-related activities at TRU

What do Social Media Ambassadors do?

  • Promote TRU as a study destination through social media channels
  • Attend and promote events through social media (Orientations, International Days, Back to School BBQ, WolfPack games, etc)
  • Blog on a variety of topics on
  • Produce weekly digital content to be posted on TRU World’s social media channels
  • Respond to comments and inquiries across our social platforms

How to Apply

  1. Fill out the SMA Application Form.
  2. Create a Create a multimedia piece outlined in the application.
  3. Read SMA Terms and Conditions.



What is the Application Process

Social Media Ambassadors are hired for the Fall (August – December), Winter (January – April), and Spring (April – August) terms.

  • Online application opens 2 months prior to each term.
  • We will review applications the following day of the deadline.
  • Successful applicants will be contacted for an individual interview.
  • Hiring decisions would be made in the week following the interview.
What are the qualifications?

The International Marketing department aims to build a team of Ambassadors that are passionate about TRU.

Education requirements:

  • Must be a full-time student (minimum 9 credits) for the semester appointed as an Ambassador
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5

Other requirements:

  • Able to commit 10 hours per week in the semester term
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven leadership ability
  • An enthusiasm for sharing their TRU experience
What are the benefits of being an Ambassador?
  • Financial award
  • Social media training
  • Cross-cultural communication skills
  • Experience for resume
Where can I find samples of Ambassadors' work?

Ambassadors work on a variety of projects:

Who can I contact for more information?

Reid Maisonneuve 
Manager, Digital Marketing
Thompson Rivers University - TRU World

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