Thousands of new UW–Madison students gather in the Kohl Center for a formal welcome from University leadership, sat on-stage at the center of the arena.


The Office for Student Transition and Family Engagement (OSTFE) hires over 130 student employees each year for paid internship and staff positions. Student employees can expect to gain valuable leadership knowledge, improve communication and facilitation skills, and have fun representing UW-Madison to incoming, first-year, and transfer students. All of our student positions help develop leadership skills, provide experience working on a team and require strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Are you looking for a meaningful job? Apply to work for us!

SOAR welcomes more than 16,000 new students and family members each year, and we could not do it without our amazing student leaders on SOAR staff. If you are a current UW-Madison undergraduate student, you can work for SOAR and help welcome the next class of incoming Badgers!

All our employment vacancies have been filled at this time. 

Questions? We can help!

Questions about the application process for any of our positions? Email our front desk staff at