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Student Leadership & Employment

Student Leadership & Employment

Live it! Lead it! Love it!

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.

Recruitment Quick Facts

More information 

Interested in becoming a Student Coordinator, Blue Crew Counselor, or Summer/Fall Orientation Leader? Connect with the STFP office in Gosiger Hall, Room 131 or email us at


We are looking for Orientation Leaders and Blue Crew Counselors.

  • Applications will open on Monday, January 27th, 2020 via 1850.
  • Applications are due Friday, February 28th, 2020 by 11:55 p.m.

Opportunities for Undergraduate Students

Student Coordinator

Blue Crew Counselor 

Summer/Fall Orientation Leader

Click here to learn more!

Recruitment Process

Fall Semester

Our fall recruitment process consists of applications and interviews for Student Coordinators, Blue Crew Counselors and Orientation Leaders. Student Coordinators participate in individual interviews and Blue Crew Counselors and Orientation Leaders participate in a group interview process.

Spring Semester

Our spring recruitment process consists of applications and interviews to fill any remaining 2020 Blue Crew Counselor and Orientation Leader positions. Both positions participate in a group interview process.

Applications for NSO 2020 are available on 1850:

Opportunities for Graduate students

The office of Student Transitions and Family Programs offers two distinct opportunities for graduate students, the Graduate Assistantship and the Graduate Internship.  

Graduate Assistant

The graduate assistantship is a year round contracted and paid position that is filled through the Division of Student Developments' Graduate Assistant Interview Conference.  For more information, please click here for graduate assistantship and here for graduate programs at UD.

Graduate Intern

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