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Orientation Leaders

Applications for 2023 Summer Orientation Leaders are now available.

  • Want to help new students?
  • Want to get involved?
  • Want an on-campus job this summer?
  • Want to earn money?

Congratulations—you have come to the right place!

We are dedicated to providing incoming students and their families with all of the information and resources necessary to ensure that their transition to Drake is a smooth and enjoyable one.

We need you to help make this happen. Each year we recruit current Drake students to become part of the Orientation Leader staff. Orientation Leaders play a vital role in this exciting process, working closely with new students and their families on a wide variety of topics including academics, student involvement, housing options, and more.

You'll be well compensated for your time and effort and gain valuable skills that will assist you later in life. This website will provide you with more details about the position but if you have any questions, feel free to contact Marina Verlengia.

Click here to sign up for a session!

  • Wednesday, November 16 from 4-5pm in Olmsted Conference Room 310 
  • Thursday, December 1st from 6-7pm on Zoom 
  • Friday, January 27th from 12-1pm in Olmsted Conference Room 310 

Attendance at an information session is not required but is highly encouraged.

Some characteristics of Orientation Leader are, but not limited to:

  • Responsible
  • Positive attitude
  • Self-confident
  • Helpful
  • Flexible
  • Takes initiate
  • Passion for Drake University
  • Positive Role Model
  • Self-motivated
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