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Apply Now to be a 2019 Orientation Leader!

Student Success Programs is looking for 2019 Orientation Leaders!

Are you looking for a chance to develop your leadership skills and leave yOur Legacy on the NDSU campus? Consider applying to be a 2019 Orientation Leader (OL)!

This is your chance to connect with incoming students and family members and showcase all that NDSU has to offer.  OLs will be paid at a rate of $11.00/hour plus overtime for weeks where they work more than 40 hours in the summer. Additionally, there are no evening or weekend commitments during the summer.

“Being an orientation leader is an opportunity to help new students make the transition into being college students. You get the opportunity to help young people at a pivotal moment in their lives. It is extremely rewarding to meet prospective students at orientation and help their first college experience be as welcoming and gratifying as possible.”                                                                                                                 – Kane Ueland, 2016 and 2017 Orientation Leader

We are accepting applications now!  

If you have questions about the OL position or application process, please contact Alyssa Teubner at or 701-231-9610.

 Position Description

Application Process:


Applications are not considered complete until the online application is submitted and all application materials have been received via email.

If you have questions about the OL position or application process, please contact Alyssa Teubner at or 701-231-9610.

Orientation Leaders

Orientation Leaders consist of students who will serve as leaders, facilitators and mentors during Summer Orientation. Members will begin building relationships with prospective students and new freshmen.

Orientation Leaders will:

  • lead student discussions during orientation, accurately describe student life to new students
  • give campus tours, answer student questions, and
  • provide customer service for incoming students and family members

This position provides an opportunity to promote the university, gain professional experience, and earn money. Orientation leaders will gain valuable experience in the fields of student services, customer service, communication, leadership, and organization.

2018 Orientation Leaders

 Suridh Adhikari

Major: Biotechnology
Hometown: Kathmandu, Nepal
Ryan Alstad
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Albertville, MN   
Kylee Arndt
Major: Electrical Engineering
Hometown: West Fargo, ND  
Griffin Birmingham
Majors: English & Computer Science
Hometown: Fargo, ND
Guo Chen
Majors: Marketing and Global Business
Hometown: Chongqing, China
Cal Evoniuk
Majors: Sociology & Women & Gender Studies
Hometown: Dickinson, ND
Grace Ihry
Major: Nursing
Hometown: Valley City, ND
Alex Meyer
     Major: Apparel, Retail Merchandising, & Design     
Hometown: Fargo, ND
Berto Moncera
Major: Instrumental Music Education
Hometown: Bottineau, ND
Bruno Pareja Lozano
Major: Strategic Communications
Hometown: Shakopee, MN
Alyssa Roberts
Major: Biochemistry
Hometown: Prior Lake, MN
Syrine Saada
Major: Finance
Hometown: Tunis, Tunisia
Courtney Skare
Major: Architecture
Hometown: Spicer, MN
Taylor Thiets
Major: Pharmacy
Hometown: Maplewood, MN
Kirsten Whaley
Major: Accounting
Hometown: Fordville, ND

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Orientation and Student Success
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8379 or Toll free: +1 (800) 488-NDSU menu option 2 / Fax: (701) 231-6253
Campus address: West Dining Center Lower Level
Physical/delivery address: 1340 Administration Ave., Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 2838 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
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