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The Office of New Student & Leadership Programs offers four student internships. Each student intern reports to a Program Coordinator for New Student & Leadership Programs and assists with the marketing, promotion, coordination, and implementation of orientation and transition programs for new students, leadership development programs and initiatives, and student staff recruitment, selection, and training.

Applications are closed for the 2019-2020 internship positions.


Interested in becoming a Wave Leader? Learn more HERE.


Transfer Mentors serve as a resource for transfer students throughout Transfer Student Orientation, Fall Welcome, and the fall semester. These students will work with the Transfer Student Experience Intern employed by the Office of the New Student & Leadership Programs to coordinate the Transfer Mentor Program. Responsibilities for this volunteer position include facilitating transfer orientation small groups, planning the transfer student welcome event, and coordinating each transfer student mentor meeting throughout the fall semester. Transfer Mentors will work closely with incoming students to familiarize them with life at Tulane and offer guidance and support throughout their transition to college. Applications for this position are currently closed and will reopen in January 2020.


The Emerging Leaders Mentor position is a volunteer leadership position that supports the transition and retention of first-year and transfer students participating in Emerging Leaders throughout the fall semester. EL Mentors serve as a resource for all EL participants and will develop and present leadership curriculum during weekly meetings. Additionally, EL Mentors will aid in the recruitment and selection of the Emerging Leaders cohorts, lead small group discussion, plan weekly meetings, and conduct end of semester check-ins with EL participants. Applications for this position are currently closed and will reopen in January 2020.


The Board of Directors support the learning and development of first-year students in contributing to students' orientation and transition to the Tulane community. Board of Directors collaborate closely with professional staff to plan and execute New Student Orientation (NSO). As a team of student leaders, the Board of Directors oversee the recruitment, selection, training, development, and supervision of 100 Wave Leaders. A total of 8 Directors will be selected. Directors will each be responsible for planning and implementing a specific NSO event and sit on various orientation committees with professional staff. This is a highly selective leadership position with a stipend that requires students to demonstrate exceptional work ethic, supervision ability, and a blend of high-energy leadership, problem solving abilities, diverse involvement, and detail-oriented performance.

Applications are now closed. 

Meet the 2019 New Student & Leadership Programs Board of Directors!