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Orientation Leaders

Are you an outgoing and energetic student who is enthusiastic about Ohio State and seeking opportunities to welcome the newest members of our Buckeye community?

Orientation Leaders are a mix of international and domestic undergraduate or graduate student leaders who play an integral role in introducing new international students to Ohio State and the city of Columbus by connecting new students to university resources and policies and sharing their experiences as successful students. Orientation Leaders will be responsible for welcoming and transitioning new international students, answering questions on a variety of topics such as transportation tips, life on campus and things to do in Columbus, and leading orientation events (virtual or in-person) around campus and Columbus. Orientation leaders work in collaboration with Peer Advisors, Office of International Affairs (OIA) professional staff, and other Ohio State administrators to ensure that new students have an exciting and positive transition to Ohio State as our newest members of our community during orientation.


Orientation Leaders must be living in the United States and be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at Ohio State who has completed at least one semester at the time of application and whose degree will not be completed prior to Spring 2024. Orientation leaders should be in good academic and disciplinary standing. OIA is looking for individuals who are representative of the diversity of the Ohio State community in their experience and interests. orientation leader candidates should possess a variety of qualities, including (but not limited to):

Responsibilities and Expectations



Applications are currently closed. Contact Megan Lawther with questions.