FYE Peer Leader
Peer Leader Applications for 2014-15 are now closed.
What’s the Point?Peer Leaders (PL) are charged with the mission of guiding first year students to success. This year long commitment includes: New Student Orientation, Buff Branding, Convocation, and FYE office hours. In supporting this mission, PL’s will purposefully help new students:
What would you do?Position Description
Peer Leaders are an integral component of the WTAMU team. They serve as academic and social role models for new and prospective students, sharing their own successes and setbacks in developing study habits, taking advantage of campus resources, managing their time, and navigating the campus. PL’s work to develop good rapport with new students, and they are often the first member of the instructional team to whom new and prospective students confide their fears and uncertainties. We select exceptional undergraduate students who give evidence of interpersonal and intellectual skills. Essential functions of this position include the ability to communicate effectively to large and small groups of people, relate to others, and exhibit appropriate dedication to academic and campus life.
Peer Leaders are required to complete training throughout the spring semester and for a set number of days prior to the first NSO.
They are required to serve on the following dates during the summer and other listed semester activities.
CompensationPL’s will obtain personal development and master skill sets from various areas not limited to the following:
In addition to the educational benefits each PL will receive $3500* to be divided and paid out over the course of the internship starting in May.
What is the Application and Selection Process?
Interested students must submit an application, attend one of the mandatory group interviews (TBA) and meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above.
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and send your resume from your WT email to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 14 at 5pm. All applications without a resume by this time will not be considered for the position. Applications not submitted by the application deadline will not be considered for selection, and the applicant is not eligible to participate in the interview process.