Become an SOA

Interested in becoming part of the SOA team? Review the benefits, qualifications, and commitment information provided below. 

  • Benefits

    • Summer employment at a pay rate of $8.00/hour
    • Early Registration for Spring & Fall 2020
    • Summer membership to the Tech's Fitness Center
    • Exclusive textbook and merchandise discounts at the University Bookstore
    • Skills in effective communication
    • Extensive leadership experience
    • Exclusive t-shirts
    • Opportunities for developing or enhancing professional relationships with Tech administration, faculty, staff & new students!

  • Qualifications

    • Must be an undergraduate Tech student and NOT graduating in the Spring/Summer 2020
    • Have a positive attitude toward scholarship and the University
    • Have great interpersonal skills
    • Time to commit to the training schedule & orientation events
    • Earned a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better in college (or 3.0 in high school if you are a freshman)

  • Commitment

    • Orientation retreat in January 2019
    • Training sessions, held on Thursday afternoons from 4:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. during the Spring semester. *Note: These sessions are mandatory. Work & class schedules must be adjusted to accommodate training.
    • Orientation sessions in May, June, July, & August
    • Week of Welcome 2020
    • Students selected to serve as SOAs cannot take traditional on-campus summer classes. May-mester & online courses are acceptable as long as they do not conflict with summer orientation responsibilities.

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Application Information & Instructions: 

  1. Access the online application by clicking the button below, then follow each of the four (4) section's instructions.
  2. All applications must be submitted by Wednesday, September 26, 2018.
  3. REFERENCES - All new applicant references must be submitted by Friday, September 28, 2018. A link to the online reference form is also available below.
  4. Each application will be reviewed. Candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview during one of the two interview days.

2019 SOA APPLICATION - APPLY NOW!  Faculty & Staff Reference Form

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