Griffon Edge Mentor

As a Griffon Edge Mentor, you get the opportunity to lead a group of 20-30 first-year students through Griffon Edge. You’ll participate in high-energy social events, welcome and mentor incoming students, and compete in the highly contested Color Team Competition. We select 60 – 70 students for this leadership role each year. This role is a great fit for people who enjoy mentorship and want to support fellow students in having a great experience in college.

$400 scholarship (Direct Cost Rule applies)

All positions have been filled.

Orientation Leader

As an Orientation Leader you will work with a team of 10 – 15 other students to facilitate Missouri Western’s summer orientation program, Griffon Orientation (GO). Orientation Leaders will guide a new group of 10 – 25 students through a full day of programming, help answer questions, and communicate with freshmen following the GO session. Orientation Leaders may be asked to assist with limited online orientation sessions as needed. The Office of Admissions hires 15-20 Orientation Leaders each year. It is an hourly position, students must apply through the Human Resources website.

Hourly Student Employment Position 

Student Ambassador

Student Ambassadors are the face of Missouri Western. Student Ambassadors work in the Office of Admissions weekly throughout the semester giving tours to campus visitors. Because of their respected status on campus, Student Ambassadors are also chosen to represent the University at our most prestigious events including Commencement. As an Ambassador you will gain valuable skills in public speaking, versatility, and professionalism. Students applying for this role need to have availability to make a long-term commitment of attending two tour times a week for a full semester. Student Ambassadors are selected at the start and end of each semester.

Hourly Student Employment Position

Frequently Asked Questions

All student leaders will participate in training to build their university knowledge and group facilitation skills. Returning students will only be required to attend one training. Mentors will also have job-specific training that will be scheduled in coordination with the start date of their assigned role.

The Career Development Center offers great online resources, or you can stop into the Career Development Center to have them review your resume and suggest changes!

Yes! School always comes first. We will schedule make-up training for anyone who has a class conflict for an alternate time.