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New Student Services
Kansas State University
122 Anderson Hall
919 Mid-Campus Dr. North
Manhattan, KS 66506

 

785-532-6237
785-532-6108 fax
nss@k-state.edu

Opportunities

New Student Services offers a wide-variety of ways for current students, professionals and alumni to be involved in our various programs. For specific opportunities available at this time, please find the category below that best describes you and contact our office.

Admissions Representative

Share your K-State story with future students and help enroll the next generation of Wildcats. View the Admissions Representative position announcement, including information on how to apply, here.  Application deadline is February 5, 2016. Start date is July 5, 2016.

Coordinator for Orientation Programs

Join an energetic department and provide leadership for the orientation programs for domestic undergraduate students. Apply your student development theory knowledge to design an effective program and mobilize a team of 50 current students to share the history, tradition and spirit of K-State. View the Coordinator for Orientation Programs position announcement, including information on how to apply, here. Application deadline is February 12, 2016. Start date is April 1, 2016.

 Current K-State students

Student leaders play a significant role in facilitating the successful transition of new students to the K-State campus. New Student Services Team Members recognize personal needs of prospective students and their families when they are visiting K-State. Additional role responsibilities include:

  • Representing the University to internal and external audiences
  • Leading campus tours
  • Scheduling campus visits
  • Assisting with office related tasks    

Cat Crew

If you are interested in assisting with on campus events like Junior and Senior Days or off campus events like K-State Celebrates, pizza parties, and Hot Career Nights, or helping create a personal K-State touch, please log onto OrgSync and search for the Cat Crew Membership Application!

New Student Services

If you are interested in applying to work in New Student Services, there are two opportunities: New Student Services Ambassador and New Student Services Ambassador - Telecounseling

Applications are taken on a rolling basis and students are notified when there are openings. If you have questions, please contact New Student Services at nss@k-state.edu

Students interested in completing an internship in New Student Services should contact our office via phone (785-532-6237), to discuss opportunities.

Orientation Leaders and Wildcat Warm-up Counselors

Student leaders play a significant role in facilitating the successful transition of new students to the K-State campus. The orientation and enrollment programs are comprehensive and structured programs recognizing the academic and personal needs of new students entering K-State and their families. 

Applications can be accessed here. Applications will be due February 5th by 5:00 p.m.

If you have questions, please contact Dr. Emily Lehning at 785-532-6237 or lehning@k-state.edu

Undergraduate/Graduate students

Undergraduate and Graduate students interested in completing an internship, assistantship or practicum with New Student Services are asked to fill out the following application to provide further information, including uploading a current resume. Questions should be directed to Jessica Arnold via phone 785-532-6237. 

Parents and family member volunteers

One way be connected with K-State is to participate in the K-State Parent and Family Association. The Association is designed to formalize the opportunity for parents and family members of current K-State students to be more actively involved in the K-State experience! As a volunteer, you provide valuable assistance in informing parents and family members about opportunities and benefits associated with the PFA and K-State.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact pfa@k-state.edu or (785) 532-2222.

Alumni volunteers

K-State alums have the opportunity to share their K-State story with prospective and new students and families.  Volunteers assist with college fairs, pizza parties, K-State information sessions and hot career nights.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact to learn more about opportunities in your area (785) 532-6318.

Teacher ambassadors

As a teacher, you can become a member of the Teacher Ambassador Program, which helps promote K-State to potential students. Through participation in the K-State Teacher Ambassador Program, students you work with will have up-to-date information about K-State through packets of information in the fall and spring semesters and electronic newsletters. As an ambassador you will play an integral role in providing information about K-State to your students, including notices of upcoming events both on and off the campus.

If you are interested in serving as a Teacher Ambassador please e-mail Kiley Moody, kmoody@k-state.edu.