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Become an OA

Each year the Office of First-Year Experience selects a dynamic group of dedicated student leaders to assist with orientation programs. Orientation Assistants (OAs) are a resource for incoming students as they make their academic, social and personal transition to the KU community. Being selected to the OA team is an honor and a rewarding opportunity.

OAs develop outstanding leadership and communication skills and will strengthen their abilities to work as part of a team, problem-solve and adapt to diverse situations. Furthermore, the OA experience calls for student leaders to challenge themselves both personally and professionally.

The OA experience is a paid leadership position, with responsibilities throughout summer, Hawk Week and the fall semester.

The OA team represents the best and brightest KU students. The application for the 2017-2018 team is now closed. Look for the 2018-2019 application in Oct. 2017.

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