Become a Graduate Ambassador

Graduate Ambassadors 

Ambassadors are Rice graduate or post-doctoral students who serve as representatives for the Doerr Institute. As an ambassador, you access to special leadership coaching opportunities and network with top student leaders at Rice. Meet our current Graduate Ambassadors.


  • Graduate or Post-doctoral student at Rice
  • A passion and interest for sharing your Doerr experience with others and its impact on your leader development
  • Completed one or more Doerr Institute programs (Activation, Synthesis, Catalyst, Excursions)


  • Attend semester kick-off meetings
  • Host two info sessions each semester with Institute support
  • Participate in Doerr scheduled outreach events
  • Maintain consistent communication with the Doerr staff team


  • Priority access to new programs
  • Access to additional coaching and Doerr Institute programming
  • An inside perspective of a leadership development organization that is unique among U.S. universities

Applications Open on April 1, 2024

Questions, please email Stephanie Taylor at