Entrepreneurship Ambassador Program

Student Leaders on a Mission


Become an Entrepreneurship Student Ambassador.

The application for the 2020-2021 academic year have now closed.

The Entrepreneurship Student Ambassadors program (ESAP) engages the entrepreneurship community at NC State through events and campus-wide programming. Members of the group serve as the student voice of NC State Entrepreneurship and are advocates for entrepreneurship programs across campus.

In order to be eligible to participate in the program, students must be degree-seeking and in good academic and conduct standing.

ESAP Benefits:

  • In-depth exposure to the entrepreneurial ecosystem at NC State
  • Broaden contacts among faculty, staff, students, NC State Entrepreneurship Alliance members,  local entrepreneurs, and investors
  • Supreme experience in public relations – meeting important visitors, public speaking, representing NC State Entrepreneurship at university events and programs
  • Entrepreneurship gear – t-shirts, polos, water bottles, etc.


  • Attend bi-weekly evening meetings throughout the academic year
  • Commit 10 hours to assist with entrepreneurship events or extracurricular activities each semester
  • Plan, market and execute major entrepreneurship events such as Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) activities and additional programming
  • Conduct entrepreneurship outreach on campus to inspire and motivate other student entrepreneurs

Application Process

Receiving a recommendation from an entrepreneurship program staff member can greatly increase a student’s chance of being selected for the program. If you have participated in an entrepreneurship program at NC State, please contact the program manager about nominating you prior to the deadline. Program managers can nominate students by sending an email to entrepreneurship@ncsu.edu.

Applications for the 2020-2021 cohort are currently closed. Sign up for our newsletter to be alerted when the next application cycle opens.

2020-2021 Entrepreneurship Ambassador Cohort

Anas Affane

Business Administration, Senior

Cedric Clyburn

Computer Science, Sophomore

Flynn Cruse

Mechanical Engineering, Junior

Ming Gao

Materials Science and Engineering, Ph.D.

Josh Guter

Technology Engineering and Design Education, Senior

Rachel Harris

Industrial & Systems Engineering, Junior

Aman Kumar

Industrial Engineering, M.S.

Katie Lawson

Industrial Engineering, Junior

Thien Nguyen

Business Administration, Senior

Marissa Noon

Textile Engineering, Junior

Joyce Wong

Science, Technology, and Society, Senior

Lindsay Wrege

Business Administration, Senior