There are many opportunities to be involved in the new student transition as a student employee. Below are a number of opportunities to engage with the new student experience.

Apply to be a Student Executive Board Member

The student executive board helps to create, plan, and implement programs that aid new students and their parents & families in their academic, social, and personal transition to Washington University. Each student executive board member holds a specific chair position and works to implement our various programs.

Apply to be a WUSA

Washington University Student Associates (WUSAs – pronounced “woo-sas”) are upper-division student leaders who assist new students with their academic, social, and personal transition to Washington University. They serve as orientation leaders during Fall Welcome and then they serve as peer mentors for the student’s entire first year. Their primary duties are to remind residents about academic deadlines, policies, and resources and to help build community among first-year student groups.

Apply to be a TX Student Mentor

Transfer & Exchange Student Mentors (TXSMs) are upper-division student leaders who assist new students with their academic, social, and personal transition to Washington University. They serve as orientation leaders during Fall Welcome and then they serve as peer mentors for the student’s entire first year. Their primary duties are to remind residents about academic deadlines, policies, and resources and to help build community among transfer and exchange student groups.

Apply to be a Second-Year Student Associate (2SA)

The 2SA position (Two-SAH), or Second-Year Student Associate, is a semester-long student leader role that focuses on engaging with and supporting second-year students with their academic and social activities at WashU.

Apply to be a Student Graphic Designer

The student graphic designer is a student employee hired by Student Transitions & Family Programs to imagine, design, and create publicity materials that aid Student Transitions & Family Programs in meeting its mission. The student graphic designer will work on design projects remotely while attending one to two meetings monthly with Student Transitions & Family Programs Coordinator and the student graphic design team.

Apply to be a Student Photographer

The student photographer is a student employee hired by the Student Transitions & Family Programs to photograph Student Transitions & Family Programs, FYX, and WUSA League events.