Visitation Touring Internship

Penn State University

University Park Campus
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Office of the President
Undergraduate Admissions


The Undergraduate Admissions Office is looking to fill a spring internship position reporting to the Visitation Team. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, recruiting residence hall rooms and managing residence hall schedules to provide show rooms for prospective students visiting campus. Work cooperatively with Tour Coordinators from Lion Scouts and S.M.A.R.T. regarding tour guide assessments. Provide assistance with any visitation events and daily visits. Assist with manual scheduling of guides when needed. Provide information regarding University offerings to prospective students and their families. Serve as a tour guide when necessary. Take the initiative to solve problems or conflicts and answer questions that improve visitor experiences. Attend meetings with UAO staff, student volunteers, etc. Coordinate students into tour groups on-site. Help with hiring, managing, organizing and facilitating of the tour evaluators. Assist with other projects and duties as assigned. Candidates should have strong attention to detail and strong organizational and planning skills. Individuals should also be comfortable with conducting peer-to-peer assessments and offering constructive feedback. An ability to supervise and motivate a diverse group of student volunteers and the ability to relate well to prospective students and their families is also required. Availability during Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. is highly preferred. We are seeking one candidate to work about 20 hours. This position will be from January 8, through April 27, 2018. Please keep in mind Penn State students holding multiple paying positions at Penn State cannot work more than 40 hours/week total. Candidates interested in receiving credit for their internship experience may do so with the approval of the UAO and their academic department. Regardless of whether credit will be received, this internship will be paid at a rate of $10 per hour. Preference will be given to candidates with tour guide experience. Please include a resume and predicted work schedule (weekly calendar, not just a class list) in order for your application to be reviewed.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088