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2018 New Student Orientation Committee Application

As you complete this application, please keep in mind that the New Student Orientation Program welcomes all new students, including first-year, transfer, visiting, and combined plan.  The application will close on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 12:00 p.m.

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Compensation for 2018 NSOP Committee

  • Free housing during interim periods and summer terms
  • $4,500 stipend to be paid throughout the summer 
  • Two weeks off during the summer

Important Dates and Expectations for 2018 NSOP Committee

Please review the important dates and information for the 2018 NSOP committee. Students must be available for ALL dates listed below to be considered for the positions. 

  • Always maintain a positive attitude towards Columbia University and NSOP.
  • Respect and follow the directions of the NSOP staff.
  • Participate in the interview process for crew chiefs when class schedules do not conflict.
  • Attend the OL Group Interview and Information session on Sunday, March 4 from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • Participate in OL interview process  Monday, April 2- Monday, April 9 when class schedules do not conflict.
  • Attend the NSOP Crew Chief Meet-and-Greet on Friday, March 2 from 12:00-1:00 p.m.
  • Attend the NSOP Study Break on Wednesday, May 2 from 2:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Attend off-campus retreat from Tuesday, May 29- Thursday, May 31.
  • Live on campus during the summer when not on scheduled vacation break.
  • Be available at all times for training and assignments throughout the duration of NSOP, which concludes on Monday, September 3.
  • Although there will be free time, committee members should expect to work every day of NSOP.
Applicant Information
Desired Position

Please rank the position (first, second, third) for which you are applying (see job descriptions for explanation, no prior NSOP experience or minimum class year is required for any of the positions).

  • NSOP Student Chair
  • Student Leader Coordinator
  • Community Events Coordinator
  • Social Events Coordinator
  • Social Media and Marketing Coordinator
Short Answer Questions

Please limit your responses to 250 words or less.

Including Clubs/Organizations, Internships, employment, etc.
Schedule of Availability

Interviews for the 2018 committee will be a two step process. First, candidates will be invited to participate in a group interview with other candidates. After the group interview, candidates may be invited to participate in an individual interview to meet directly with the NSOP staff. Please mark ALL the times you are available for a group interview on Friday, January 26 as well as for individual interviews from Monday, January 29- Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

Must choose at least one 1.5-hour session. If you are available for both time slots, please choose both.
By clicking "Submit" I acknowledge that: I am a currently enrolled undergraduate student in Columbia College or The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science in good community standing. I must remain in good University standing in order to serve in this role. I agree that my academic status may be verified by the Berick Center for Student Advising. I agree that my disciplinary history and current status will be verified by Student Conduct and Community Standards. Undergraduate Student Life will confirm my fulfillment of the Sexual Respect Initiative requirement. Submission of this application takes the place of my legal signature, and I affirm all the information contained herein is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge.
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