Destination Iowa State
Team Leaders

The purpose of Destination Iowa State is to welcome all new students to Iowa State University and give them an opportunity to build a community with each other and transition to their new university home. Dedicated student leaders are needed to serve as Team Leaders to make this program a success. This leadership position is an excellent opportunity to get involved and welcome new students to Iowa State's campus.

Each Team Leader will create a team experience for 12-15 students that you will work with over the course of DIS. In addition, students selected for this position will be expected to:

  • Attend one of the Team Leader Social Dates (April 20, 21, 22, 2021)
  • Complete a Canvas course by August 13, 2021
  • Return to Ames and check in during Final Team Leader Training (August 18, 2021)
  • Be available to attend all programs and activities to facilitate Destination Iowa State (August 19-21, 2021)
  • Participate in follow-up evaluations and provide feedback for future programs
  • Provide ideas, leadership, and enthusiasm for this program
  • Be a full-time undergraduate Iowa State student at the time of application and through Fall 2021
  • Have a 2.2 cumulative grade point average at time of application and maintain a 2.0 grade point average throughout employment

There is no required commitment during the summer. By applying to be a Team Leader for Destination Iowa State, you will only be making a brief commitment during the school year, during the Destination Iowa State program, and complete a follow-up evaluation. Destination Iowa State Team Leaders will be paid $10/hour for approximately 35-40 hours of work.

Interviews for new Team Leaders will take place in a group interview format. Decisions will be made shortly after. Once the application closes you will be contacted to sign-up for a group interview if you are a new Team Leader applicant. Returning Team Leader applicants will also be contacted with next steps.

Contact Information:

For more information or if you have questions about the position, please contact New Student Programs at or call 515 294-0801.