Nova is a student ambassador group that represents the Naveen Jindal School of Management (JSOM). The Nova team supports various departments in JSOM through recruitment events, student panels, prospective student/transfer events, undergraduate program events and more.
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Nova Ambassadors serve as the face of the Jindal School of Management. They represent the school to the community at large, the overall campus community, and to all students – past, present, and future.
Nova is a student ambassador group that represents the Naveen Jindal School of Management (JSOM). The Nova team supports various departments in JSOM through recruitment events, student panels, prospective student/transfer events, undergraduate program events, alumni events, and more.
Each Nova member who successfully completes the number of hours required for the fall and spring semester will receive a letter of recommendation by Jindal School Dean Hasan Pirkul. The advisory staff that sponsors the Nova team offers opportunities for professional development, networking opportunities, team-building activities, biweekly meetings with lunches provided and more. We want our Nova team to be fully integrated into every aspect of JSOM and to model all of the opportunities JSOM offers every students.
All materials for new applicants must be submitted no later than Friday, March 10. After applications have been considered, group interviews for students selected will take place on Thursday, March 23. Those who are selected for the final panel interview, will be notified by Friday, April 7, and a time will be selected based on the student and committee’s availability.
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The application for Nova should be filled out completely, with no blank fields. Incomplete, partial, or late applications will not be considered. The application will go live on Monday, January 16, and all applications must be completed and submitted by Friday, March 10.Apply Now
It is very important to the success of the Nova program that all members be a part of the biweekly meetings on Fridays at noon. If there are any concerns or questions regarding the application or availability, please contact the Freshman Recruitment office.
All prospective Nova members will have the opportunity to list one staff/faculty member as a recommender as part of the application process. Recommenders do not need to submit anything, but should be made aware that they may be contacted by the committee as part of the review process.
In addition to the application and faculty/staff recommendation, applicants to the JSOM Nova program need to submit a personal statement on “Why I Chose to Attend The University of Texas at Dallas”
- Full-time UTD undergraduate student
- Declared JSOM major
- Available for biweekly Meetings Friday at noon
- Minimum 2.70 cumulative GPA