OTL for International Student Orientation 

OTL's for International Student Orientation (ISO) are a small group of exceptional student leaders dedicated to assisting new international degree-seeking and exchange students in their orientation experience at the University Wisconsin-River Falls.


  • Serve as a leader and role model to new students and their families.
  • Take an active role in supporting all new students during their transition to campus.
  • Lead a small group of students and acquaint them with campus resources, activities, and opportunities.
  • Assist in the organization and implementation of Week of Welcome activities and programs.
  • Conduct campus tours.
  • Communicate effectively with a wide range of students.
  • Exercise mature judgement and patience.
  • Support and encourage fellow staff members.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.


  • Reliable, responsible, confident, creative, sincere, flexible, willingness to help, and strong communication skills.
  • Genuine personality and positive attitude.
  • Basic knowledge of UWRF campus.
  • Able to attend all training sessions, retreat, and Week of Welcome program.
  • Eligible to register as a full-time undergraduate.
  • Not employed at UWRF as an OTL for International Student Orientation (New Student and Family Programs) or as a Resident Assistant (Residence Life).


  • Enhance communication and leadership skills.
  • $240 gross salary payable in one sum.
  • UWRF apparel and accessories.

Required Dates:

  • NSFP Training
    Sunday, March 30 from 9:30am-3:30pm.
  • WOW Training
    Sunday, 6 from 3:30-5pm
  • Off-Campus Training Retreat
    Sunday, August 24 through Monday, August 25
  • Additional Paid Work Days (optional)
    Tuesday, August 26 and Wednesday, August 27
  • New Student Move-In
    Saturday, August 30
  • Week of Welcome
    Sunday, August 31 and Monday, September 1
  • Academic Day
    Tuesday, September 2

Contact Us

New Student and Family Programs
M-F, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
115 South Hall