At Work With...Sarah Walsh

Sarah Walsh

WHO SHE IS: Associate Director of On-Campus Programs, Undergraduate Admissions

YEARS AT PENN: One year in July

WHAT SHE DOES: Walsh hires, trains and oversees Penn’s tour guides and ambassadors. “They don’t fit one profile,” says Walsh of the 100-plus guides she works with. “They’re just people who love the University and want to share their enthusiasm.” Walsh also leads information sessions and coordinates group tours.

HOW MANY VISITORS: By mid-March, Walsh says around 200 potential students (and parents) are visiting campus every day. By the end of March it’ll be up to 500. .

TOUR ROUTE: "We can’t touch on everything, but we try to give them an idea of what undergraduate life is like.” No two tours are alike, but “they always see College Green, the Quad, Franklin Field and Locust Walk."

CONTACT INFO: 215-898-2380

Originally published on March 17, 2005