Become a Destination Iowa State Team Leader!

Are you a returning undergraduate student ready to embark on an exciting leadership journey? Look no further – we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Paid Leadership Opportunity

Get ready to turn your leadership skills into real-world experience! As a DIS Team Leader, you’ll be at the forefront of fostering connections and creating a vibrant community for new students.

Returning Undergraduate Student

As a returning student, you know the ropes, and now it’s your chance to pass on your wisdom. Share your experiences, insights, and tips to help others thrive in their academic and social ambitions.

Connect, Guide, Lead

You’ll be the main person responsible for building bridges between new students, ensuring they feel welcomed and supported from day one. Your passion for creating meaningful connections will be the driving force behind a strong, inclusive Iowa State community.

Destination Iowa State Adventure

You will have the opportunity to participate alongside your students in Destination Iowa State and become a crucial part of the unforgettable journey for incoming students. Lead the way as they explore and discover all the excitement and opportunities that await them at Iowa State!

Develop Your Leadership and Team Development Skills

This isn’t just a job – it’s a chance to develop and enhance your leadership and team development skills. Take advantage of this opportunity to grow personally and professionally while positively impacting fellow students' lives.

Ready to be the guiding force that shapes the beginning of someone else’s journey? Join us as a Destination Iowa State Team Leader and make a difference from day one! Apply now and be part of something extraordinary.


  • Participate in Team Leader interviews – March 27 or March 28 (New Team Leaders only)
  • Attend the Team Leader Social – April 28 (New Team Leaders only)
  • Complete a Canvas Course by August 16
  • Attend Final Team Leader Training – August 21
  • Participate in all programs and activities of Destination Iowa State – August 22-24
  • Complete follow-up evaluations
  • Be a full-time, undergraduate Iowa State student at the time of application and through Fall 2024
  • Have a 2.2 cumulative GPA at time of application and maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA throughout employment.
  • Paid up to $400 for your work

Contact information

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

Student leader application