Category: Ask an Ambassador


What Leadership Can Look Like as a CSU Engineer

The Engineering Student Ambassadors atop the roof of Scott Bioengineering

What Leadership Can Look Like as a CSU Engineer While most people think of the stereotypical engineer as someone who does math all day at a desk, there is actually a lot of social and relationship navigating when it comes to engineering. Engineers have to learn how to communicate, learn, and teach within a group. This is […]

Research 101: A Guide to Research for Undergraduate Engineers

Mechanical Engineering Laboratory Support Engineer Ryan Saunders with undergraduate student, drill press instruction Engineering Manufacturing Education Center teaching laboratory January 2020

Research 101: A Guide to Research for Undergraduate Engineers Hi everyone! My name is Ananya and I am a third-year student studying Chemical and Biological Engineering. As you may already know, there are tons of involvement opportunities on campus and my favorite one happens to be undergraduate research! So if you are looking to learn […]

5 Non-Academic Questions to Ask Yourself When Selecting a University

Student ambassador Katy Rodriguez as a first year at the Oval

5 Non-Academic Questions to Ask Yourself When Selecting a University Hello everyone! My name is Katy, and I am a fourth-year student studying Environmental Engineering with a minor in International Development. Hopefully, you found your way to my blog because you are trying to pick which university you want to attend, just like I was […]

What Does Being an Engineering Student Ambassador Look Like?

The engineering student ambassador team with their mascot, Walter

What Does Being an Engineering Student Ambassador Look Like? Do you want to make a positive impact on someone’s life? Do you love talking to people and sharing excitement? Do you enjoy the field of engineering and being a part of a team? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then an engineering student ambassador […]

Productivity Apps and Items for the Everyday Engineer

Outreach and Equity Coordinator Claudia Hernandez works with student ambassador Camille Milo in the Engineering Success Center, January 2020

Productivity Apps and Items for the Everyday Engineer Hey folks! My name is Camille Milo, and I am a fifth year studying Biomedical / Chemical and Biological Engineering. As an engineering student, or really a student in general, productivity is the name of the game! Here is a list of my favorite productivity apps and […]

The Differences Between Civil and Environmental Engineering

Difference between civil and environmental engineers meme

The Differences Between Civil and Environmental Engineering Hello everyone! My name is Katy, and I am a fourth-year student studying Environmental Engineering. Hopefully, you found your way to my blog because you are trying to determine the difference between Civil and Environmental Engineering and which one to pick, just like I was doing four years ago! Introduction to Civil and Environmental Engineering At […]

A Love Letter to Biomedical Engineering: Why I Chose BME

Michelle at a computer doing research

A Love Letter to Biomedical Engineering: Why I Chose BME Hello there, reader. My name is Michelle Hefner and I am a fourth-year student in Biomedical Engineering and Chemical and Biological Engineering here at CSU. The impact of BME Imagine having the power to make a difference in millions of people’s lives around the world by innovating […]

How to Build Your Schedule for Engineering Exploration Week

Students walking on Colorado State University's campus

How to Build Your Schedule for Engineering Exploration Week Engineering Exploration Week for Spring 2021 is coming up! Here’s how to attend. Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Engineering Exploration Week is February What is Engineering Exploration Week? Engineering Exploration Week (EEW) is a week-long virtual event that will […]

Battling Digital Burnout

Sami with Cam the Ram

Battling Digital Burnout Achieving balance has always been a challenge, even before the COVID-19 pandemic gave the term “work-life balance” a whole new meaning. I certainly don’t claim to be an expert in battling digital burnout and finding that perfect balance in this newly virtual world. I too experience feelings of apathy, short attention span, and […]

Why I Decided to Stay In-State for College

Kate Boyd in front of the Flatirons

Why I Decided to Stay In-State for College Hi all! My name is Kate, and I am a third-year student studying Chemical and Biological Engineering. Today I’m happy to share with you why I decided to stay in state for college. First off, I hail from Boulder, Colorado. If you know anything about Colorado schools, you know […]