The Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering Student Ambassadors are dedicated to serving the UNLV College of Engineering. We engage all generations of learners – sharing the excitement of engineering through on-campus tours, presentations, and events within the community. Ambassadors strive to execute this through the effective communication of technical information to a wide variety of audiences while providing and developing valuable personal and professional relationships. If you’re interested in joining the team, please reach out to Rachel De Vera for an application.

Who We Are

Engineering Student Ambassadors are energetic and outgoing individuals. They are dedicated students with a passion to promote engineering and represent the college as primary liaisons between the college and current/prospective students, families, and visitors. Their primary functions are to help assist, attract, and recruit prospective students.

What We Do

  • Community outreach and school visits
  • Campus tours and presentations
  • Advocate for STEM education
  • Market engineering clubs

Why Join

  • Personal and professional development
  • Annual summer retreats
  • $1,000 scholarship per year!
  • Networking perks


  • 3.0 GPA
  • Full-time student
  • College of Engineering major

Meet Our Team

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Kayla Desoto

(Pronouns: she, her, hers)
Kayla De Soto was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada and graduated from the engineering program at Northwest Career and Technical Academy. She is double majoring in mechanical engineering and entertainment engineering and design. Her goals in life are to design roller coasters, immersive experiences, and other attractions for the entertainment industry and to travel to every continent.

Connect with Us

Undergraduate Recruitment Coordinator

Rachel De Vera

Rachel De Vera

Engineering Ambassadors


Student Involvement Center