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Orientation Intern

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.


  • Developing Unit Descriptions that outline the role and functionality of all factors of orientation programming

  • Assist in orientation programmatic scheduling

    • Orientation Leader and Transfer Student Leader Schedules

    • Parent Program Scheduling

    • Classroom reservation management

    • Catering reservation management

  • Provide support to Student Leadership Intern in OL, TSL, and WWL recruitment

  • Serve as program presenter for orientation programming

    • Freshman & Transfer University Welcome

    • Various Freshman Orientation presentations

  • Manage on-call evening responsibilities during Freshman Orientation (June/July dates), while living in the residence hall

  • Engage in active communication with peers and supervisor

  • Offer support and assistance to professional staff through engagement in various projects

  • Pursue a supporting role in maintaining front desk operations, including answering phone calls

  • Supporting office initiatives and events related to the matriculation process

  • Attend two all student staff professional development trainings per month (Oct-Apr)

  • Balancing academic responsibilities with the requirements of the position


  • Four semesters of completed coursework at university/college level
  • Previous leadership experience
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher to be maintained throughout employment and reviewed each semester
  • Enrolled full time (13 credits) as a student through Fall 2021 semester
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • Can positively receive and utilize constructive feedback
  • Ability to receive and delegate tasks
  • Self-accountability
  • Availability during the Fall, Spring, and Summer to be able to fill the required hours of the position
  • Not planning to study abroad before September 7, 2021 and will not graduate prior to December 2021

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experiences as an Orientation Leader or Transfer Student Leader, or OTE office experience preferred
  • Prior event planning experience
  • Prior public speaking experience
  • Strong organizational, administrative, customer service, and leadership skills including the ability to effectively communicate, delegate, and work to develop a team
  • Self-motivated and possesses a desire to work in a flexible team and focused atmosphere


The Orientation Intern is paid $13.00 per hour. They are eligible for overtime pay for weeks requiring more than 40 hours. The Orientation Intern can anticipate working 10-15 hours during the Fall semester, and 15-20 hours during the Spring semester. Summer work hours will range from 40-50 hours per week.

Full Position Description

View the full position description including position timeline, COVID-19 remote work plan, and important dates: Orientation Intern Position Description.

How to Apply

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