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Student Leadership Opportunities

Our office takes great pride in being a source of student leadership development. We employ, train and develop more than 80 student leaders during the course of an academic year. We have varying levels of leadership opportunities and encourage any student interested in enhancing their leadership skills while giving back to new students, their families and the UD community to apply and join our team. The recruitment process begins each fall semester and includes an application and interview. Contact our office for more detailed information.

The responsibilities for the different positions are listed below:
Recommendation Forms

All new applicants are required to submit one recommendation form. Recommendation forms are available on 1850! (Returners can skip this step.)

Blue Crew Counselor

  • Camp Blue: Assist with the planning and implementation of Camp Blue, serve as a primary student leader for an assigned team of First Year Students throughout Camp Blue, and participate in Camp Blue reunions
  • Move In: Work move-in day at assigned location as a Blue Crew Leader
  • Welcome Weekend: Assist with assigned logistical support during Welcome Weekend and other duties as assigned.

Apply on 1850 for the Blue Crew Counselor position and to be part of the 2021 Orientation Team!

Orientation Leader

  • Orientation: Serve as a student leader for virtual Orientation sessions during the summer for new, transfer, and UDSA student populations, facilitate group discussions during orientation days, and host activities with first-year students virtually throughout the summer

Apply on 1850 for the Orientation Leader position and to be part of the 2021 Orientation Team!

Student Coordinator

  • Assist STFP with all aspects of the planning and implementation of Orientation, Camp Blue, Move-In, Welcome Weekend, leader recruitment, Family Weekend, and Spring programming.
  • Support the STFP office with administrative duties including answering phones,  creating publications and marketing materials, copying/filing/etc., and responding to emails on behalf of the office.
  • Serve as the Peer Supervisor of the Blue Crew Counselors, Orientation Leaders, and Welcome Team Leaders, aassisting with all aspects of orientation staff training and development.

Student Coordinators for 2021 have been selected.

Welcome Team Leader

  • Move In: Assist with move-in at assigned location
  • Welcome Weekend: Serve as a primary student leader for all team time discussions, assist with all Welcome Weekend programming, and continue mentoring and communicating with their assigned student group beyond Welcome Weekend 

Apply on 1850 for the Welcome Weekend Leader position and to be part of the 2021 Orientation Team!

Opportunities for Graduate Internships

The graduate internship is a non-paid credit based experience that satisfies graduate degree program requirements for Higher Ed and College Student Personnel graduate students. The internships are secured by meeting with the Director of Student Transitions and Family Programs and are offered each semester.


Student Transitions and Family Programs

Gosiger Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0911