CWE & SOS Application Information

 
Camp War Eagle Counselors

Camp War Eagle

Successfully Orienting Students

Successfully Orienting Students

Join us at our Information Session:

Thursday, October 4th at 7pm in Lowder 110

 

How to Submit a Complete Application:

  1. Read all requirements and mandatory dates and ensure there are no conflicts. Click on the buttons above for more information about each position.
  2. Review the application details found here so you can be prepared to submit your application.
  3. Submit your application by Tuesday, October 9 at noon.
  4. Sign up for your Round 1 Interview in the First Year Experience Office in Foy 189 by Tuesday, October 9 at noon.
  5. Review the next steps about the interview process here.


Which position is best for you? 

Did you know? You can apply for multiple positions (Camp Counselor, Parent Counselor and Orientation Leader), however you can only hold one position for the year. If you are unsure about which position is best for you, we suggest applying for any of positions that fit your time commitment and passion areas. This will allow you a greater opportunity to be selected to serve in one of the roles. If you apply for more than one position, the FYE staff will determine where you would best fit during the interview process. 

CWE Camp Counselor  CWE Parent Counselor SOS Orientation Leader 
Who do you primarily serve? Freshmen Parents and Guests of Freshmen Transfer Students and their Parents and Guests
What do you do? Lead small group sessions that explain the University's resources, lead walking campus tour, class registration assistance, be an encouraging and supportive mentor to incoming freshmen. Lead small group sessions with a partner that explain the University's resources, answer parent questions and share your experience at Auburn, and share your knowledge of Auburn on a bus tour of campus. Lead small group sessions that explain the University's resources, lead walking campus tour, class registration assistance, answer questions from students and parents, be an encouraging and supportive mentor to incoming transfer students.
Do you get the opportunity to serve the other group at orientation sessions? Yes! You will get to help parents during check in, breakout sessions, and check out. Yes! You will get to help freshmen during Early Arrival (the programming the night before the session), check in, breakout sessions, and check out. Yes! As an OL, you will get the opportunity to serve both the parents and the transfer students. One session you may have a student group, and the next you could have a parent group.
Can you take summer classes? It is possible, but must be approved by the CWE Director. If approved, the class must NOT interfere with any CWE session or meeting. Yes. You will need to get approval from the CWE Director on the class time to ensure it does not conflict with the CWE schedule.  Yes. There is no summer commitment for OLs. Just make sure you are available for the May and August sessions which are right after the spring semester and right before the fall semester.
What is unique about the role? The continued contact from the freshmen. It is great to be a resource for them after they leave CWE and during their first semester. How fun parents are and that they truly care about their students! They are very interested in hearing the real life stories of what it is like to be a student at Auburn. Your group members are usually your age and could be in your classes, so you can really become friends with them and help them find their place here at Auburn.

Last modified: October 1, 2018