Benefits of the Program
Gain valuable leadership and entrepreneurial experience Collaborate with professors and accounting/finance professionals Hone your presentation and social media skills Earn free IMA membership Promote your experience with an endorsement on your LinkedIn profile
Engaging Your Community
As a Student Ambassador, your mission is to help grow awareness of IMA and the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) credential on your campus.
IMA Student Ambassadors engage their campus communities in three primary ways:
While these are basic guidelines, you are encouraged to be entrepreneurial and innovative in your role as an IMA Student Ambassador.
Student Ambassador Stories
"The IMA Student Ambassador Program gives students the opportunity to be a leader in their own style."
- Alex Durham
University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Accounting
"Becoming a Student Ambassador started out as a way I could get involved on campus. However, it has turned out to be way more than that. The program helped develop my communication and organizational skills. I had the opportunity to plan travel and manage the chapter’s funding."
- Jean Oden
Washburn University - BBA in Accounting
"As a Student Ambassador, I’ve learned to improve upon my communication and marketing skills, which I find to be essential to the advancement of any career. Students should join the Student Ambassador Program, not only to build upon their soft skills, but to also spread awareness of the CMA designation and the rewards that come with it."
- Milo Foell
Pennsylvania State University, University Park - Accounting