SLO Days Leader and WOW Leader Positions Open

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We are so excited to announce that our applications for the SLO Days Leader and WOW Leader positions are now open! Both of these positions offer students incredible leadership skill growth, professional growth, and the opportunity to shape over 4,000 students’ first experiences at Cal Poly and with Cal Poly students.

SLO Days Summer Crew Leaders 

SLO Days Summer Crew is responsible for guiding incoming students and supporters as they make connections with other participants, current students, and campus/community partners while exploring Cal Poly during their SLO Days visit. SLO Days Summer Crew Leaders work to create a positive, inclusive, and welcoming experience for all new students and their supporters throughout the summer. 

The SLO Days Summer Crew position is a paid position. For more information about the position, visit our SLO Days Summer Crew application info hub to apply for this position, you will need to complete both the written application and the video submission. All SLO Days Summer Crew applicants will also be interviewed by the Orientation Leadership Team. To view and submit the application. This application is due Sunday, April 4th at 5PM. 

WOW Leaders 

Week of Welcome Leaders are responsible for guiding incoming students through their transition to their new community. WOW Leaders will be assigned a small group of new students and will host them through a week of building community, making connections, navigating the Cal Poly cultural climate as well as learning to find their way around the physical layout of the land where we learn. Leaders learn how to lead a group with a co-leader, welcome new students to Cal Poly, and expand their knowledge on a variety of training topics. 

The WOW Leader position is a volunteer position. For more information about the position, visit our WOW Leader application info hub. To apply for this position, you will need to complete the written application. If you are interested in being a CCE WOW Leader, a Transfer WOW Leader, or a member of our WOW Event Staff, you will fill out the same application and indicate your track preference at the end of the application. View and submit the application. This application is due Sunday, April 18th at 5PM. 

SLO Days and WOW Leader Information Sessions 

Attend one of our SLO Days and WOW Leader Information Sessions! The Zoom ID code for these sessions is: 850 3581 1160. 

  • SLO Days and WOW: Tuesday, 3/30/21 from 10AM – 11AM 
  • SLO Days and WOW: Thursday, 4/1/21 from 12PM – 1PM 
  • WOW: Tuesday, 4/6/21 from 10AM – 11AM 
  • WOW: Thursday, 4/8/21 from 12PM – 1PM 

If you or any members of your organization have any questions about these applications, please don’t hesitate to email us at or, and a member of the Orientation Leadership Team will respond to you as soon as possible. For more information and updates, follow our Instagram @cporientation! 

The Cal Poly College of Engineering understands there has been an enormous amount of turmoil and transition due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). As we continue offering support to our students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends, we also continue providing critical updates as well as college highlights. Ours is a college full of creative and bright engineers and staff. For more information on COVID-19 visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website. For more information on how Cal Poly is responding to COVID-19, visit the Cal Poly Coronavirus website Coronavirus website.

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