Links are Penn College students hired to assist with the coordination and implementation of the Connections program, Penn College’s summer orientation. Through small and large group interactions, Links help prepare first-year, transfer and non-traditional students and their guests to become members of the Penn College community. They are called upon to present programs, lead tours, and help coordinate check-in and out for the program. Links are expected to serve as role models for program participants and they must be flexible, willing to learn and to accept responsibility. A high level of motivation, enthusiasm and dedication is also required of a Link in order to ensure the success of the Connections Program.
Links will also participate in fun and interactive training sessions in the weeks leading up to Connections. Some training events may include: country retreats, community service opportunities and team building challenges.
Qualifications Desired in a Link:
- Be responsible, reliable, confident and flexible.
- Possess strong communication skills in order to facilitate group discussions.
- Demonstrate a commitment to helping others and enjoy working with people.
- Demonstrate a sincere desire to learn about Penn College, its traditions, its policies, its people and its programs.
Benefits include: on-campus housing, food while in session, Fitness Center Membership and full-time pay.