Remember your first O-Week? It was probably a pretty crazy week: meeting new people and making new friends, touring the campus, and moving into your dorm are just a few of the experiences we can all remember. But do you remember not knowing what to expect during your first O-Week? Right now, over 3,000 new students are wondering what to expect when they arrive in August — as an Orientation Leader, you can make sure they have an unforgettable experience. In case you need some convincing, here’s a few reasons you should apply to become an Orientation Leader!
1Volunteers Live Longer and Healthier Lives
No fake news here — it’s scientifically proven!
2It Counts for Volunteer Hours
Need to rack up some (fun) volunteer hours? As an Orientation Leader you’ll get 36 hours under your belt!
3 Nothing Beats Giving Back to the Big Red Community
Want to feel good about yourself? Knowing that you’re giving back to the community is the perfect way to do so!
4 It’s a Great Resume Builder
Stand out from the competition as a Cornell Orientation leader!
5 You Get a Free T-Shirt
Because you can never get enough of those while you’re in college.
6 You’ll Make Amazing New Friends
Whether it’s during training with your fellow Orientation Leaders or during O-Week with your new students, you’re bound to make a few fantastic friends along the way.
7You’ll Be a Role Model for New Students
With 8-12 students in your group, you have a great opportunity to be a role model and a resource for new students to turn to during their first few days here on the hill!
Applications close on March 21st, at 11:59 PM so apply today!