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Orientation & First-Year Programs (OFYP)


Dear College of Design Student,

Are you looking for an experience to improve your leadership, creative, and communication skills? Would you want to do all of this while getting paid and having fun? Orientation & First-Year Programs is recruiting students to be 2016 Orientation Leaders!

As a part of this valuable internship experience, you will:

  • Lead and facilitate groups of 15-25 students during Orientation
  • Train and supervise a group of 12-20 Welcome Week Leaders
  • Develop your leadership style through collaboration, flexibility, and real life experiences
  • Work in a dynamic, fast paced, engaging environment
  • Make $3,500 and room and board during Freshman Orientation

“I experienced working with a variety of people and found how to energize myself and instill my energy to them. Getting people excited about your ideas is huge in the design field.” Ashley Vanden Bosch – Architecture Major and former Orientation Leader

“For me, being in the College of Design, this experience was so valuable. When I am a graphic designer, I will be meeting with clients and have to be able to work in a team environment.” Amy – Graphic Design Major and former Orientation Leader

Attend an information session to learn more about the position. Presentations run every 15 minutes!

  • Monday, October 19 – 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 305 CMU
  • Friday, October 23 – 2:00-4:00 p.m. 304 CMU
  • Wednesday, October 28 – 12:00-2:00 p.m. 2-233 CSOM
  • Thursday, October 29 – 5:00-7:00 p.m. 127 Appleby Hall
  • Friday, October 30 – 2:00-4:00 p.m. 305 CMU

Time Commitments:

  • Winter Retreat: January 15-17
  • Spring Semester meetings every Wednesday from 3:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Freshman Orientation: May 22-July 15, August 24-August 29 (subject to change)
  • Welcome Week: August 31-September 5

To Apply:

Don’t pass up this opportunity – apply today. For more information about the position, please call at 612-624-1979 or go to www.ofyp.umn.edu/ol.

Sincerely,

Dalton Dahms (dahms027@umn.edu)
Kristen Lee (leex6758@umn.edu)
Patrick English (engli101@umn.edu)
Jordan Steger (stege046@umn.edu)
Student Program Coordinators

Orientation & First-Year Programs
612-624-1979
ofyp@umn.edu
www.ofyp.umn.edu