Friday, March 12, 2021

Apply to be a summer orientation Peer Leader by Friday, April 16

CSE Academic Advising is seeking current CSE students to serve as orientation Peer Leaders for summer 2021. This is 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. The application deadline is Friday, April 16.
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 2021. 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
  • Assisting CSE Academic Advising in facilitating activities to prepare new students for registration and their transition to the University
  • Working collaboratively with peers and CSE Student Services staff
  • Enrolled in the College of Science and Engineering for fall 2021
  • Good academic standing
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Sound problem-solving skills
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Desire to share their experiences as a CSE student with incoming freshman and transfer students.
  • Commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Reliable internet connection, audio/video Zoom capabilities, and private work space
Preference will be given to students with a diverse, involved experience at the University, strong presentation skills, and a large amount of available time during the summer and not planning to take summer classes.
    Applications open Monday, March 15. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 16, 2021.

    To apply, visit the University of Minnesota employment site, click Students, and search for position title "Orientation Peer Leader."

    If you have questions, contact Kyle Kunzmann at or Claire Schmidt at

    CSE Academic Advising