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Join the O-Team

Interested in working for New Student Orientation?

Be part of the O-Team! You can join us as an Orientation Leader, Reservations Specialist, or Reservation Coordinator. Please review the information on this page to keep updated with the application dates and deadlines.

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  • Be a current Sac State student
  • Have a 2.7 GPA or higher
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Have a positive attitude

New Orientation Leader Application

Orientation Leaders assist in the transition of new students and guests to Sac State through presentations, academic advising, and creating a welcoming environment. This is an on-campus position for Summer 2022. See our detailed job description.

Interview Timeline

  • November 2nd - December 3rd: Individual interviews for qualified applicants
  • Week of December 6th: Applicants will be selected for the position

If selected for the position, students will be required to attend 3-unit training class on Wednesday nights (5:30-8:20pm) during the Spring 2022 semester.

New Orientation Leader Application

Returning Leader Application


Returning Orientation Leaders are knowledgeable representatives of Sac State. They help introduce new students and guests to the university while also aid in mentoring first time Orientation Leaders.

  • September 16th: Returning Orientation Leader application are now available through Handshake. Individual interview sign ups coming soon.
  • October 3rd: Application deadline, submit by 11:59 pm.

Interview Timeline

  • October 11th - October 22nd: Individual Interviews take place
  • Week of October 25th: Applicants will be selected for the position

Returning Orientation Leader Application

Reservation Coordinator Application


The Reservation Coordinator is responsible for overseeing student and parent reservations, coordinates student/leader groups and room assignments, troubleshoots problems during check-in, and answers phone calls and emails. This position is part-time November thru May and increases to full-time during the summer.


No positions available at this time.

Reservation Specialist Application


The Reservation Specialist position is an opportunity to work in the New Student Orientation Office, preparing orientation materials, answering phone, emails and assisting students with their reservation. This position is part-time during the month of April and May and increases to full-time after finals week.


Applications will be available in February 2022.

Orientation Leader Information Sessions

If you would like to know about the Orientation Leader application process, attend an information session:

October 5th, 11:00-11:30am (IN PERSON) University Union Cottonwood Suite 2nd Floor

October 7th, 10:00-10:30am (VIRTURAL)

October 11th, 11:00-11:30am (IN PERSON) University Union Cottonwood Suite 2nd Floor

October 13th, 9:30-10:00am (IN PERSON) University Union Cottonwood Suite 2nd Floor

October 15th, 3:00-3:30pm (VIRTURAL)

October 19th, 12:00-12:30pm (IN PERSON) University Union Cottonwood Suite 2nd Floor

October 21st, 10:30-11:00am (VIRTURAL)