Wharton Connect

Student Life Fellows

Description

Councils, WGA EDs and First Year Student Life Representatives
- Recruit the next SLF Class
- Advise first year student on extracurricular activities/opportunities
- Advise the Office of Student Life

Duties

Student Life Fellows (SLFs) are charged with maximizing the student life experience for first years by enhancing the core value of "community" at the Wharton School. SLFs provide advice and encouragement on student life activities, create opportunities for building social and professional networks, and assist in fostering school spirit at the cluster level.
- Host Pre-Term SLF Weekend, the Pep Rally and the Wharton Olympics
- Host First Pre-Term Pub Night
- Host Cluster Suppers with Student Life/Wharton Updates
- Host the Quarter One Salute
- Support Cluster Cup Events each month
- Work closely with the Welcome Committee on Winter and Spring Welcome Weekends
- Work closely with the Cluster Directors, Cluster Presidents, Cluster Councils, WGA EDs and First Year Student Life Representatives
- Recruit the next SLF Class
- Advise first year student on extracurricular activities/opportunities
- Advise the Office of Student Life

Number

40 Student Life Fellows, 10 per cluster

Length

Fellowship begins with the SLF Retreat in March and run through the next selection process in February.

Selection Criteria

A Student Life Fellow-
- has a keen belief in the community
- has dedication to the cause
- has emotional intelligence
- understands and practices empathy
- demonstrates team spirit
- plays well with others
- has a strong sense of humor
- is involved on campus
- possesses and practices Wharton School Spirit

Information Session

December 2 and 3 at noon

Applications Due Date

December 4

Selection Process Dates

Interviews with Cluster Director in December - January
Interview with Deputy Vice Dean (optional)
Interviews with Current SLFs in February
2016 SLF Class announced February
Interviews with Cluster Director in December - January
Interview with Deputy Vice Dean (optional)
Interviews with Current SLFs in February
2016 SLF Class announced February 26

Commitment Time/Dates

SLF Retreat, Spring and Winter Welcome Weekends, Pre-Term Weekend, Cluster Suppers, Bi-Weekly Meetings.

Conflicts with other Fellows programs

Student Life Fellows and Leadership Fellows are mutually-exclusive.