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Student Leadership Opportunities 2015-16

Student Leadership offers HNU students a chance to explore interests, develop skills and new passions, gain leadership experience, improve communication and organizational abilities, and build an appreciation for the diverse community in which we live.

The following positions are available for the 2015-16 Academic Year. Please click on the name of the position for the job description:

*For College Mentor applicants only – please submit cover letter, resume, and official transcripts directly to Yalie Kamara at kamara@hnu.edu.

Information Sessions

We will be holding three information sessions at which you can learn more details on all open positions. Staff will be on hand at these sessions to answer any questions you may have about the open positions.

  • Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 12:30 pm in Public Market
  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 7:00 pm in Hawk’s Nest
  • Monday, January 26, 2015 - 12:30pm in Public Market

How to Apply

In order to apply for any of these positions, you must have:

Frequently Asked Questions

What class standing do I have to be to apply for these positions?

For the Student Judicial Board, College Mentor, Student Orientation Intern, Peer Mentor, and Orientation Team Member positions, you must have sophomore standing for the next academic year to apply. For the Summer Resident Assistant and Resident Assistant position, you must have junior standing (60 or more units completed) for the next academic year to apply.

Can I apply for more than one position?

Yes, you may apply for multiple positions by indicating so on the application. You must complete the applicable essay questions for each position applied for. In addition, if you apply for the Peer Mentor position, you must be enrolled in CALP 191.

What does the interview process entail?

The interview process consists of a group interview followed by an individual interview. Group interviews take place on Friday, February 6, 2015. Individual interviews take place during the dates of February 13-27, 2015. You must attend both parts of the interview process in order to be selected to a position.

When will I find out if I get selected for a position?

Every candidate will be notified regarding their status (selected or not) by Wednesday, March 18.

When is the application due by?

The application due date is Friday, January 30 by 5PM. You must have all application materials submitted by that point or your application will not be considered.

What type of references do I need?

It’s helpful to include at least one professional reference (a supervisor/boss, professor, advisor, etc.). We suggest not putting down your friends as references but rather those who can speak about your strengths as someone qualified for the position(s) you apply for,

I don’t have a resume. Can someone help me create one?

Not a problem! You can go to Career Services in Brennan 40 and they can help you in creating one.


December 4 – Applications available online
January 14 – First info session (12:30PM) Public Market
January 20 – Second info session (7:00 PM) Hawk’s Nest
January 26 – Third/final info session (12:30 PM) Public Market
January 30 – Applications Due
February 6 – Group Interviews
February 13-27 – Individual Interviews
March 18 – Offer letters sent out