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Director Recruitment

Your story with the Ascend IUB Chapter starts here.

Recruitment Timeline

Final Results

Application Open

Nov 1st - Nov 8  

11:59pm EST

Director Recruitment Call Out Meeting

Nov 1st,

7:30 pm, EST



2nd Round: November 13

Final Results

1st Round: Nov 10 - Nov 12

Nov 15
Welcome New Ascenders!

If you decide to join Ascend as a Director, please review the following information regarding the application process:


1. Understand the recruitment timeline and application requirements for the committees you are applying to.

Please make yourself available during the first and second-round interview dates. If you have a legitimate conflict, please email the committee VP.


2. Complete the application form by the stated deadline (November 8th, 2021, 11:59 pm EST).

You are welcome to apply to up to 2 committees, which will require you to attend 2 separate first-round interviews.

3. If you have been selected for interviews, you will receive an email containing the interview details from the respective committees.

Application Requirements

To apply, you must submit 3 relevant application materials:



of Interest /

Short Essay

Committee-Specific Requirements

Committee-Specific Requirements


Situational Question


Please prepare the following prompt: Imagine you need to explain how to take a shower to an individual who has never taken a shower or been in a bathroom. (you will be presenting this in the interview). 

  • Time limit of 5 minutes with any format you think is most suitable, including using a slide deck.


Select 1 from 3 provided questions and write 150 - 200 words.

  • A new technology that interests you the most. What are some of its applications of it (AI, Cloud computing, 5G, etc.)?

  • Choose a programming language or an analytical tool. What’s the application/usage of it and what are the advantages and disadvantages compared to other substitutions?

  • Showcase anything that you’ve done using new technology.


 Fundraising Idea Pitch 

Prepare a 1-2 minute pitch of a fundraising idea (you will be presenting this in the interview).


Marketing Idea Pitch

Prepare a 2-3 minute pitch of a new and exciting marketing idea and give a detailed explanation of the whole marketing plan (you will be presenting this in the interview).


Social Event Pitch

Prepare a 5 minute pitch of a social event (you will be presenting this in the interview). Explain how the event would work, what logistical requirements is needed, and what objective do you want to accomplish from this event.


Prepare ONE of the following options:

1. Sample Email

Write a sample email (Invitation to alumni for our events, contacting a recruiter, etc.)


2. Event Proposal

Create an event proposal (International recruitment workshop, an event topic you think is suitable and interesting, etc.)

Join us today and


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