First Year Fellow Selection 2018-2019

Join our team as a First Year Fellow Join our team as a First Year Fellow

Expose. Encourage. Engage. Empower.

First Year Fellows support the purpose of the Office of Academic Enhancement through their efforts to expose students to campus resources and opportunities, encourage students by serving as an advocate and mentor for their professional and personal growth, engage students by connecting them with faculty and campus partners, and to empower students by motivating them to take ownership of their education and learn to advoacate for themselves along their journey.

 The Office of Academic Enhancement seeks academically engaged students interested in gaining leadership experience and providing guidance and mentorship to first year residential students.  Join our team, and apply to become a First Year Fellow! 

 FYF Recruitment Tables

Come learn more about the position, what we're looking for, and what it's like to be a part of our team!  All applicants are required to check-in at an FYF Recruitment Table where we are going to cover some important information about the position, such as some requirements, but also for some current FYFs to share their experiences.

Recruitment Tables Offered before Winter Break

It is recommended that applicants come to one of the recruitment tables in the fall semester, however, we are offering two options in the spring semester for those who become interested in the position after Winter Break.

  • Wednesday, 11/8 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the School of Communication Courtyard
  • Tuesday, 11/14 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the Mahoney/Pearson Dining Hall
  • Thursday, 11/30 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the UC Breezeway
  • Monday, 12/4 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the Hecht/Stanford Dining Hall
  • Thursday, 12/7 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the Eaton Lobby
  • Monday, 12/11 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Foote Green near the Library
Recruitment Tables Offered after Winter Break
  • Tuesday, 1/16 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM on the Hecht/Stanford Bridge
  • Wednesday, 1/17 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the UC Breezeway

Job Description & Terms of Employment

Review the job description and terms of employment for the FYF position.  As part of the Office of Academic Enhancement, we emphasize our purpose: expose, encourage, engage, and empower, which drives our decision making and plays a large role in our initiatives.

 Application Process

The application period for the 2018-2019 academic year is now closed.  Please check back after November 1, 2018 for the 2019-2020 academic year.

All applicants are required to:

  • Check-in and sign-in at one FYF Recruitment Table (schedule above)
  • Submit an online application with a cover letter and resume
  • Submit two online recommendations completed by two different references that speak to your knowledge, skills, and abilities related to academic engagement and work ethic.


Selection Timeline

Wednesday, 1/24 at 11:59 PM Online applications due with cover letter and resume
Friday, 1/26 to Sunday, 1/28 Eligible candidates contacted to select an interview date/time
Tuesday, 1/30 to Wednesday, 2/7 Interviews
Friday, 2/2 at 11:59 PM Online recommendations due from two references
Friday, 2/16 Positions offered
Friday, 2/23 by 4:30 PM Acceptance of the position due
Sunday, 4/15 FYF Training Kickoff


Contact Michael Stokes, Sr. Advisor, Residential Colleges via email at