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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. For more details, look below for upcoming Zoom information sessions.

  • October 2nd: Applications available via Handshake
    New Orientation Leader Application
  • October 26th: Application deadline @ 5:00pm.

Interview Timeline

  • October 28th - November 10th: Group interviews take place
  • November 10th - December 4th: Individual interviews for qualified applicants
  • Week of December 7th: 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 2021 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 18th: Returning Orientation Leader application are now available through Handshake. Individual interview sign ups coming soon.
  • September 30th: Application deadline, submit by 5:00 pm.

Interview Timeline

  • October 1st - October 15th: Individual Interviews take place
  • Week of October 26th: 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 2021.

Orientation Leader Information Sessions

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

October 2nd, 12-12:30pm
October 7th, 9-9:30am
October 13th, 6:30-7pm
October 16th, 4:30-5pm
October 19th, 11-11:30am
October 22nd, 6:30-7pm

Zoom link for all information sessions

Password: oteam2021
Meeting ID: 543 453 7539