Paid Student Positions
Students working in OTE have the ability to enhance their leadership, communication and technical skills and abilities to prepare them for their future careers. These paid positions vary from hourly to stipend.
The Orientation Intern is responsible for planning, developing, and implementing content for orientation programming. With a focus on program logistics, the Orientation Intern will be involved in planning for Spring Transfer programming (January), and summer programming for new student and parent and family programs.
The Student Leadership Intern is responsible for recruiting, training, supervising and supporting student leaders and their implementation of transitional programming. With a focus on training, learning, and development, the Student Leadership Intern will be involved in spring and summer training for Orientation Leaders, Transfer Student Leaders, and Welcome Week Leaders. Additionally, the Student Leadership Intern will provide peer supervision and mentoring to all three student leader teams throughout Orientation and Welcome Week programming and preparation.
The Student Transition Experience Interns are responsible for the development and implementation of programs and communications serving first-year, transfer and second-year students. Specific duties will be divided between both Student Transition Experience Interns. This position reports to the Coordinator of Student Transition Experiences.
The Welcome Week intern will help manage the operational components that include planning, training, and execution of the Welcome Week program. This position reports directly to the Assistant Director of Welcome Week.
The Transfer Student Intern is responsible for coordinating and administering Transfer Orientation and Welcome Programs. They will assist in planning, overseeing, implementing, and evaluating the above programs through the effective and efficient use of personnel, funding, resources, communications, and campus partners. The Transfer Student Intern will work together with 4 other Interns as a team to implement training and programs.
The Marketing Intern works directly with sponsors, community partners, and University collaborators to manage OTE projects that help to offset program costs.
The Communication and Design Intern will assist with many projects related to New Student Orientation, Welcome Week, and other first-year programs. The ideal candidate should possess exceptional graphic design skills, a strong interest in communication strategy, and the desire to build on your experience as a communications professional.
Transfer Student Leaders (TSLs) assist Orientation staff in leading Transfer Orientation and Transfer Welcome Days.
The Orientation Program Assistant will assist in all aspects of Freshman Orientation and Welcome Week, including room set-up, program technical needs, supply management, check-in, luggage, accommodations, assisting new students and guests, supporting Orientation Leaders and Coordinators as needed, narrating Pieces of the Puzzle, and other projects as assigned.
The Orientation Leaders administer a successful New Student Orientation and Welcome Week, all focused on providing a quality transitional experience for new students.
The Operations Crew plays a crucial role in our office. This paid, leadership experience helps to ensure the success of Welcome Week (WW) from the front lines and behind the scenes. Members of the Operations Crew have strength in providing excellent customer service, managing details and logistics, and are committed to the success of new students.