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Wentworth Student Leader Selection Powerpoint


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Wentworth Student Leader Selection Powerpoint

  1. 1. What is the BESTWentworthexperience?<br />
  2. 2. Leadership Opportunities<br />Challenging Academics<br />Hands-on Experience<br />
  3. 3. Now is a time for you to consider…<br />Be a student leader!<br />Resident Assistant<br /> Career Peers<br />PEAK <br />Community Standards Board<br />WOW Team<br />NSO Team<br />Admissions Representative <br />Engagement Coordinator<br />
  4. 4. You can be one of us!<br />
  5. 5. 2010-2011 Student Leader SelectionInformation Session<br />
  6. 6. Topics<br /><ul><li>Why be a student leader?
  7. 7. Application requirements
  8. 8. Application and selection process
  9. 9. Overview of available positions
  10. 10. Training information</li></li></ul><li>Why Be a Student Leader?<br />Acquire professional skills<br />Teamwork<br />Problem solving<br />Effective communication<br />Conflict resolution<br />Appreciation of diversity<br />“Just send me student leaders.”(Co-op employer)<br />Academic performance<br />Time management<br />Balance<br />“My time management has gotten a lot better. My GPA has gone <br /> up half a point and it’s still getting better.” (Wentworth student)<br />Personal development<br />Better communicator<br />Conflict resolution<br />Meet other student leaders<br />“I have more friends at school now. I see people that I know everywhere. I feel that I’ve found the real me and the person that I want to be.”(Wentworth student)<br />
  11. 11. Application Requirements<br />2.500 cumulative GPA; 3.0 for graduate students <br /><ul><li>We do not round up; 2.499 does not meet requirement</li></ul>Currently in good academic & judicial standing<br />Watch information session (done!)<br /><ul><li>Make sure you fill out the survey at the end</li></ul>Complete the application by Monday,February 1<br /><ul><li>Website will close @ 5pm</li></ul>Attend group process onSaturday, February 6<br /><ul><li> Group activities & interview</li></ul>Be able to attend Student Leader Training<br /><ul><li>March 12 to March 14
  12. 12. Starting August 19</li></li></ul><li>Application<br />Applications MUST be completed through the Student Leader Selection 2010-2011 website <br /><br />
  13. 13. Application<br /><ul><li>Complete personal information under “Apply” tab
  14. 14. Complete & submit essay questions
  15. 15. Submit a resume (make sure to stop by Career Services for help)
  16. 16. Email both essays and resume to
  17. 17. PDF format to avoid format shifts
  18. 18. Label fileslastname.firstname.essay</li></ul>APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, February 1, 2010 @ 5PM<br />Late applications will not be accepted <br />
  19. 19. Group Process & Individual InterviewsSaturday, February 6 (8am to 4pm)<br /><ul><li>Group Process
  20. 20. In small groups, you will be asked to participate in team activities
  21. 21. Individual Interviews
  22. 22. You will be interviewed by two people.
  23. 23. One full time professional staff member
  24. 24. One senior RA, Orientation Coordinator, or second staff member.
  25. 25. Approximately 30 minutes</li></ul>Your specific interview time will be provided on or before Group Process day <br />
  26. 26. Student Leader Training<br />Full Day Training<br />Spring 2010:<br /><ul><li>March 12th to March 14th(Spring Break Week)
  27. 27. Special arrangement for students involved with alternative spring break or co-op</li></ul>Summer 2010: <br /><ul><li>RA/WOW/EC: Starting August 19th
  28. 28. CP/CSB/AR/PEAK: Starting August 25th</li></ul>All those selected for Student Leader positions MUST attend training<br />
  29. 29. Positions Available<br />Admissions Representative (AR)<br /><ul><li>Give tours of the school to prospective students
  30. 30. Assist in the Open Houses for prospective students
  31. 31. Show your pride in Wentworth</li></ul>Career Peer (CP)<br /><ul><li>Help review student cover letters and resumes
  32. 32. Offer workshops to your peers
  33. 33. Aid in the co-op search process</li></li></ul><li>Positions Available<br />Community Standards Board (CSB)<br /><ul><li>Hear discipline cases (on panel with other students, faculty, and staff)
  34. 34. As a panel make recommendations for sanctioning, if panel finds student responsible
  35. 35. Uphold the Code of Conduct</li></ul>Peers Educating and Advancing Knowledge (PEAK)<br /><ul><li>Help Wentworth students live healthy lives and make healthy choices
  36. 36. Host programs in the residence halls
  37. 37. Share knowledge through information </li></ul>tables and displays<br />
  38. 38. Positions Available<br />New Student Orientation Leader (NSO)<br /><ul><li>Help guide new students during orientation
  39. 39. Introduce new students to Wentworth academics, traditions, and life
  40. 40. Lead students in activities and educational sessions</li></ul>New Student Orientation Assistant (NSO)<br /><ul><li>Assist with design, plan, and implementation of Orientation
  41. 41. Work behind the scenes; vital to the operation of the program
  42. 42. Coordinate nighttime programming during Orientation</li></li></ul><li>Positions Available<br />WOW Team Leader<br /><ul><li>Lead new students through Wentworth Opening Week (WOW)
  43. 43. Provide information about campus and WIT life
  44. 44. Help transition students through intentional activities</li></ul>WOW Program Assistant<br /><ul><li>Assist with design, plan, and implementation of WOW activities
  45. 45. Work behind the scenes; vital to the operation of the program
  46. 46. Coordinate nighttime programming during WOW</li></li></ul><li>Positions Available<br />Engagement Coordinator (EC)<br /><ul><li>Plan and implement Service Day in conjunction with the Center for Community Learning & Partnerships and New Student Programs
  47. 47. Lead a service oriented pre WOW experience for new students
  48. 48. Train students leaders in preparation for Service Day</li></ul>Resident Assistant (RA)<br /><ul><li>Help students build a community
  49. 49. Provide educational and social programs for students
  50. 50. Aid in students’ personal development</li></li></ul><li>Caveats <br />You cannot be an RA and a WOW staff member at the same time. BUT, you can be an RA and New Student Orientation (NSO) staff member.<br />You cannot be an RA and a Community Standards Board member at the same time due to potential conflict of interest.<br />New applicants who will be taking classes during the summer cannot be part of the NSO team.<br />
  51. 51. Timeline<br /><ul><li>Complete application by Monday, </li></ul> February 1, 2010 before 5pm through email:<br /><ul><li>Attend Group Process/Interview day on Saturday, February 6, 2010
  52. 52. Position(s) offers will be extended on February 19, 2010
  53. 53. Training will start in March 2010</li></li></ul><li>Applicant Resources<br />Application questions<br /><ul><li>Q&A Session
  54. 54. Thursday, January 21, 2010
  55. 55. 5:00pm, Blount Auditorium
  56. 56. Resume Assistance
  57. 57. Online Tool (
  58. 58. Resume Writing Workshop
  59. 59. Thursday, January 21, 2010
  60. 60. 5:30pm, Blount Auditorium
  61. 61. Resume Review @ Career Services
  62. 62. Special walk-in review
  63. 63. 1/28, 1/29, 2/1---- 9-4pm</li></li></ul><li>Additional Information<br />Position descriptions available at:<br /><br />Email us anytime at<br />Be sure to fill out the survey after this presentation<br />
  64. 64. Be a student Leader!Make Wentworth a better Community!Apply Now!<br />
  65. 65. Thank You!<br />
  66. 66. Survey<br />Please fill out this survey so we can keep track of your attendance<br /><br />