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Every year, 100 current Marquette students welcome the incoming class to Marquette by serving on Orientation Staff at SPARK (Summer Priority Advising & Registration Kick-off) and New Student and Family Orientation. Positions include the Orientation Planning Team (4 students), Team Leaders, Group Discussion Leaders, and Transfer Group Discussion Leaders.

Orientation Planning Team

Students selected for the Orientation Planning Team (OPT) work part time during the Spring semester, and full time from late May through the end of August, to plan and coordinate events and staff training. Students chosen for this position generally have experience either with Orientation programs or other large scale programs or events and are expected to demonstrate strong leadership skills. Preference is given to students with at least two full years of college experience at the time of application. This application for next year will open in fall of 2018.

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Team Leaders

Team Leaders (TL) are chosen to facilitate small group discussions and staff student and family events at SPARK (summer sessions), and New Student and Family Orientation (week before classes begin in August).These Leaders are expected to demonstrate strong leadership skills, and they are paid a stipend for their work during SPARK.

Group Discussion Leaders

Group Discussion Leaders (GDL) are student volunteers that facilitate group discussions, staff events, and generally provide a welcoming atmosphere to new students during New Student and Family Orientation. The time commitment for Group Discussion Leaders is concentrated in late August.

Transfer Student Group Discussion Leaders (GDL)

Transfer Group Discussion Leaders (GDL) are transfer student volunteers that facilitate group discussions and staff for events specifically related to incoming transfer students. Transfer students looking to be apart of staff can apply to work with either first-year students or transfer students. The time commitment for Group Discussion Leaders is concentrated in late August.


Questions? Contact Katie Radtke, Coordinator for New Student and Family Programs, at katherine.radtke@marquette.edu.

 

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