Leadership Programs

Graduate Orientation Leaders

The Office of Graduate Student Services is in search of those enthusiastic and knowledgeable NYU School of Engineering graduate students to be Graduate Orientation Leaders. Graduate Orientation Leaders are valuable team members of the New Graduate Student Orientation Team during the Fall and Spring semesters each year.

This is a volunteer position with the Office of Graduate Student Services (Graduate Life). As a Grad OL, you welcome new students to the campus and help them adjust to life as a graduate student. Grad OL’s help with the administration of various seminars and workshops the new grads will attend, answer questions the new graduates may have, and assist with the day-to-day operations during the week of New Student Orientation.

Being a Graduate Orientation Leader (GOL) is a great way to improve upon your transferable skill set!

Apply to become a GOL

There are no more GOL positions available for Fall 2014 at the moment. Please check after Fall 2014, for Spring 2015 updates.

For more information, contact us at nyuengrgradlife@nyu.edu

Graduate Orientation Leader Captain

A Graduate Orientation Leader (GOL) Captain is an individual who demonstrated excellent leadership and teamwork skills during previous Orientations as an Orientation Leader (OL). This passionate and experienced NYU School of Engineering graduate student will be in charge of its OL’s Team, and will manage particular processes during the week of training and Orientation.

GOL's are representatives of NYU School of Engineering’s community. They welcome new students to the campus and help them adjust to life as graduate students. Part of the job requires coordinating activities in various locations and to help with the development and preparation of:

  • Seminars and workshops
  • Tours and social events
  • Check-in processes

The GOL Captains’ suggestions and feedback are really important during the planning and organization of the New Graduate Student Orientation.

This is a paid position within the Office of Graduate Student Services (Graduate Life) that also provides a great way to improve upon your transferable skill set. In addition to the reward that comes with providing a valuable service and giving back to our community,  some of the other tangible skills include networking, time management, organizational, planning and leadership skills.

Qualities we’re looking for:

  1. Prior Experience as GOL
  2. Strong Work Ethic
  3. Cordial/Friendly Attitude
  4. Creativity
  5. Flexibility
  6. Outgoing
  7. Leadership
  8. Persuasive