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Welcome Desk Student Employment

The Welcome Desk provides flexible on-campus work opportunities for University of Maryland undergraduate students. Visitor Services Associates (previously called “Welcomers”) represent the university and create a high-quality experience and welcoming environment for guests of the university. If you would like to help welcome thousands of prospective students, parents, VIPs, donors, alumni, and tourists to our campus, we look forward to meeting you.

Undergraduate students who have completed one semester at Maryland with a GPA of 3.0 or higher are welcome to apply. We value diversity and encourage people from all departments, majors, activities, interests and backgrounds to apply. Multiple language speakers are much appreciated.

Applications for summer and fall employment are typically accepted in March/April.
Applications for spring positions are typically accepted in October/November.

Associate Positions

The Welcome Desk is currently not accepting applications for the position of Visitor Services Associate

To learn more about the Visitor Services Associate position please read through the job description.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 301.314.7777 or


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