Friday, February 21, 2020

Apply to be a summer orientation Peer Leader by Friday, April 3

Are you looking for a fun summer job that will help you build your resume with communication and leadership skills, while welcoming new students to the University of Minnesota? Apply to be a CSE Orientation Peer Leader by Friday, April 3.
Gain valuable leadership skills while you share your experiences as a CSE student!

CSE Academic Advising is seeking current CSE students to serve as orientation Peer Leaders for summer 2020. Peer Leaders have the unique opportunity to partner with CSE Academic Advising and other Student Services staff in welcoming and acclimating new students to the College of Science and Engineering.

Peer Leaders serve as resources for incoming freshmen and transfer students during one of their most important experiences—orientation. Peer Leaders will develop and refine their leadership skills by:
  • Presenting information to incoming students in one-on-one and group settings
  • Providing logistical support to the CSE Academic Advising team in preparing for and leading orientation sessions
  • Assisting CSE Academic Advising in facilitating activities to prepare new students for registration and their transition to the U of M
  • Working collaboratively with peers and CSE Student Services staff
Qualifications
  • Current CSE students in good academic standing who will be enrolled in Fall 2020 courses
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Flexible, positive, and energetic
  • Initiative and sound problem-solving skills
  • Excellent customer service and organizational skills
  • Desire to share their experiences as a CSE student with incoming freshman and transfer students.
Preference will be given to students with a diverse, involved experience at the University. Presentation experience is strongly preferred, as candidates will be presenting often during their employment. Preference will also be given to students who are not planning to take summer classes.
    Applications open Monday, March 2. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 3, 2020.
    Visit z.umn.edu/CSEPeerLeader for more information about the position and how to apply.

    If you have questions, contact Molly Bauman at mbauman@umn.edu.

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    CSE Academic Advising
    612-624-2890
    cseadvising@umn.edu