Visitation Touring Intern

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Undergraduate Education
Undergraduate Admissions


The Undergraduate Admissions Office (UAO) is looking to fill an internship position reporting to the Visitation Team. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: Recruiting for residence hall rooms and managing residence hall schedules for show rooms for prospective students visiting campus. Work cooperatively with Tour Coordinators from Lion Scouts and Student Minority Advisory Recruitment Team (S.M.A.R.T.) regarding tour guide assessments. Provide assistance with any visitation events, and daily visits. Assist with the tour guide scheduling system of guides. 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. Coordinate students into tour groups on-site. Help with hiring, managing, organizing and facilitating tour evaluations. Assist with other projects and duties as assigned. Candidates should have strong attention to detail, organizational and planning skills and some independence while working on projects. 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 a.m. to 3 p.m. is highly preferred. We are seeking candidates to work about 20 hours. This position will be from August 26th through December 13th. Please keep in mind Penn State students holding multiple paying positions at Penn State cannot work more than 20 hours per week during the school year. Candidates interested in receiving credit for their internship experience may do so with the approval of the UAO and their academic department. Regardless if credit will be received, this internship will be paid at a rate of $10.00 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. Also note that a full background check will be required for employment.

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