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Orientation & First-Year Programs (OFYP)


Dear College of Science and Engineering student,

Are you interested in a leadership opportunity to develop your networking, teamwork, and creativity skills? 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

“There were a lot of logistical components to orientation, and being an engineering student, this helped me try and implement better strategies in tasks that I saw fit. I also had a lot of networking and communication experience throughout the process. Orientation was very much like a puzzle; there were definitely a lot of trial and error situations, and incredible amounts of observations and learning going on.” Bonnie – Industrial & Systems Engineering Major, 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