The Wesleyan University Office of Admission is now hiring full-time staff for the months of June through August. We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic, courteous and professional individuals who are willing to work in a multifaceted position where you will have the responsibilities of a Tour Guide, Front Desk Receptionist, as well as a Clerical Assistant. The position pays $12.00/hour and will cover 50% of your daily summer housing rate! The location of summer housing is designated by the Office of Residential Life.
Think you are a great fit? If so, please visit the student employment website to submit an application online before the Friday, April 16, 2018 deadline.
Student workers will play an integral role during Reunion & Commencement weekend (May 24-27) as members of University Relations student staff by greeting guests at the registration site, assisting with activity and event preparation, escorting guests around campus in shuttle vans, and much more. This is a great opportunity to network with alumni and parents, as well as, spend some time celebrating with seniors as they prepare to graduate!
- Application Link: https://goo.gl/forms/A8qFiWZkhRr01vpo2
- Application Deadline: April 6, 2018 at 12pm
- Hiring Notification: April, 10th
Fred Wills ’19, Sophia Law ’20, Ainsleigh Caldicott ’21, and Iiyannaa Graham-Siphanoum ’21
Reunion & Commencement 2018 Interns
Office of Alumni & Parent Relations
330 High Street
The Gordon Career Center is partnering with Accessibility Services to offer a workshop on Disability Disclosure in the Employment Process.
The workshop will discuss questions such as:
- Should I disclose my disability?
- If I decide to, then when should I disclose?
- How can I professionally handle the disclosure and request for accommodations?
The workshop will be held on Thursday, March 1st, at Noon, in Boger Hall 112.
Register for the workshop on HANDSHAKE EVENTS: https://wesleyan.joinhandshake.com/login
Interested in helping other students navigate academic life at Wesleyan next year? Consider applying to work as an Academic Peer Advisor (APA) or New Student Orientation Academic Peer Advisor (NSO APA)!
APA is a full-year position, helping students both individually and in groups with course selection, time management, study strategies, and other topics.
NSO APA is a short-term position during orientation, working with the APAs to welcome new students to Wesleyan and help them transition smoothly!
Applications are due Monday, February 12th at 5pm!
The current APAs are holding an info session Tuesday, February 6th at 7pm in Usdan 114 about the job description and application process. Come talk to current APAs about what the two positions are like! There will be snacks and refreshments.
Info session event:
APA job description:
NSO APA job description:
The Tour Guide position is an opportunity for students of all majors to support the recruitment efforts of the Office of Admission. The office seeks 15-20 new guides who are mature, dependable, energetic, articulate, positive, outgoing and eager to share their Wesleyan experience.
In addition to giving informed tours of Wesleyan University each week, you will be expected to:
• Attend all 3 days of new Tour Guide training (Jan 22-24)
• Act in a professional and respectful manner while in the office and on tour
• Dress appropriately while on tour
• Attend tour guide staff meetings once per month
• Participate in Admission office events (Open House, WesFest etc…)
The position is open to students in the class of 2019, 2020 and 2021 who are in good academic standing. Compensation will be based on campus work study pay rates, although you do not need to be eligible for work study to apply.
• Applications are due on Wednesday, November 1 at 11:59 p.m. EST.
• Anyone who is offered an interview will be contacted by November 9.
• Interviews will be conducted the week of November 13-17.
• Those offered a position will be contacted before the Thanksgiving break.
• New guides will be required to return from winter break early for training (Jan. 22-24).
Reunion & Commencement Weekend ’17 is fast approaching (May 25-28), and University Relations needs student employees! Aside from getting paid, you’ll also have the opportunity to assist with one of Wesleyan’s biggest events and network with alumni. Potential jobs include working at the Registration site, being a Camp Cardinal Counselor, escorting guests around campus in shuttle vans, and much more!
Apply for a position here. The deadline is Friday, April 7th (12 PM), and you’ll be notified of your employment status by Tuesday, April 11th.
There will be a mandatory student employee meeting on Tuesday, May 23rd in Exley Science Center 150, at 5:30 PM. If you are hired, you must attend this meeting to receive your work schedule and event staff T-shirt.
If you have any questions, please contact
Amanda Yeoh ’19, Maxine Gibb ’19 or Jejomar Erln Ysit ’19 at email@example.com.
Academic Peer Advisors
The Deans’ Office is looking for talented and motivated students to become Academic Peer Advisors for the 2017-20178 academic year. Academic Peer Advisors are juniors and seniors who work during New Student Orientation (NSO) and throughout the academic year to support Wesleyan’s faculty advising program and enhance student access to academic resources. Academic Peer Advisors will receive training, give individualized peer advice and facilitate workshops for groups of students regarding metacognitive learning strategies, time management, public speaking, study, and exam preparation strategies. The Academic Peer Advisor position description and application can be found at:
NSO Peer Advisors
The Deans’ Office is looking for talented and motivated students to become NSO Peer Advisors for the 2017-2018 academic year. NSO Peer Advisors are sophomores, juniors and seniors who work during New Student Orientation to support Wesleyan’s faculty advising program and enhance student access to academic resources. The comprehensive position description and application can be found at:
The Wesleyan Sustainability Office is seeking frosh and sophomores to serve as Eco Facilitators for Spring 2017 and the 2017-2018 school year! The Eco Facilitators are a group of about 15 students who work closely with freshman dorms to promote sustainable and environmentally-friendly lifestyles on campus within the context of global climate change and social inequality.
In Spring 2017, EFs will enroll in a semester-long student forum focused on strategies for encouraging sustainable behaviors. Throughout the fall and spring of the 2017-2018 school year, EFs will be paid to apply their ideas through these strategies in dorms, and work with RAs to account for unequal access to resources while promoting sustainable living. Working as an EcoFacilitator is a great opportunity to gain leadership skills and take part in building a more sustainable, equitable, and inclusive campus community.
Applications are due by 11:59 PM on Monday, November 21st. There will also be an info session on Monday Nov 14th in Usdan 108 at 12:15 pm. More information, including an FAQ is available at bit.ly/EFs2017. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
The Office of Admission will hire one Intern this semester. The position is open to members of the Class of 2019 and 2020 who are in good standing. The Admission Intern position is an opportunity for students to engage closely in the recruitment activities of the Office of Admission. We seek hard workers who are mature, dependable and enthusiastic in representing Wesleyan to the public.
Admission Intern responsibilities include:
- general office work
- developing, coordinating and implementing activities for Open House and WesFest with prospective students, their parents and members of the Wesleyan community
- making phone calls and sending emails to fly-in participants
- recruiting overnight hosts or student panelists for events
- representing Wesleyan with Admission staff at area receptions when available
- other duties as assigned
The position begins Spring 2017, with the expectation that the Intern will return for the next academic year. Interns work 8-10 hours/week (sometimes more during event weeks). Work study is preferred, but not required for this position.
Online application available here:
Applications are due by Monday, December 5th at 12 noon.
The Tour Guide position in an opportunity for students to support the recruitment efforts of the Office of Admission. The office seeks diligent workers who are mature, dependable, energetic, and eager to share their Wesleyan experience. The position is open to students in the class of 2018, 2019 and 2020 who are in good academic standing. Tour guide responsibilities include leading campus tours and attending meetings/trainings periodically throughout the year. This position starts in January 2017. Compensation will be based on campus work study pay rates, although you do not need to be eligible for work study to apply.
The application is due on Tuesday, November 8th at 11:59p.m. EST. Anyone who is offered an interview will be contacted no later than December 2. For additional information or questions, please contact Jordan Nyberg at email@example.com.
Homecoming (Oct.21-22) and Family Weekends (Oct. 28-30) are fast approaching, and student employees are needed.
Aside from getting paid, you’ll also have the unique opportunity to help out with one of Wesleyan’s most important events, make lasting connections with alumni, and represent the student body to hundreds of visitors and guests. Potential jobs include working at the registration site, escorting guests around campus in shuttle vans, and much more!
To apply for a position, please fill out and submit the student worker application. Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, October 5th at 5:00 PM, and we will notify you of your employment status no later than Monday, October 10th.
Note: Homecoming is during fall break.
There will be a mandatory student employee meeting on Wednesday, October 26th at 5:00 PM (location TBD). If you are hired, you must attend this meeting to receive your work schedules, event staff T-shirt, and other important event information.
If you have any questions, please contact the APR interns at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nisha Grewal ’17, Avva Saniee ’17, Amanda Yeoh ’19 , and Maxine Gibb ’19
Homecoming and Family Weekend 2016 Interns
Office of Alumni & Parent Relations
330 High Street