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Peer Leader Jobs

Through peer leadership, students can help other undergraduate students engage in goal-setting and skill development, personal transition to the university setting and effective decision-making.

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Become a peer leader in several key areas.

 

Peer leaders are trained through the College Reading and Learning Association International Training Certification to provide quality assistance to enrolled University of South Carolina students and to empower them to be independent learners.

 

Who is eligible?

Supplemental Instruction Leader

To be considered, you must:

  • be an undergraduate student at the University of South Carolina-Columbia
  • earn an A in the subject area in which you wish to support
  • have an overall GPA of 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale)
  • have earned at least 15 USC credit hours

Full description [pdf]

Peer Tutor

To be considered, you must:

  • be an undergraduate student at the University of South Carolina-Columbia
  • earn an A in the subject area in which you wish to support
  • have an overall GPA of 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale)
  • have earned at least 15 USC credit hours

Full description [pdf]

Peer Writing and Communications Leader

To be considered, you must:

  • be an undergraduate student at the University of South Carolina-Columbia
  • earn an A in the subject area in which you wish to support
  • have an overall GPA of 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale)
  • have earned at least 15 USC credit hours

Full description [pdf]

Peer Consultant

To be considered, you must:

  • be an undergraduate student at the University of South Carolina-Columbia
  • have an overall GPA of 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale)
  • have earned at least 30 USC credit hours

Full description [pdf]


Fall 2017 Priority Application Timeline

September 18: Applications available online
October 25: Priority application deadline
October 30: Group interviews begin
November 3: All application materials due to the front desk
November 6: Individual interviews begin
December 1: Peer leader decisions and notifications

  

Nominate a Peer Leader 

Do you know an exemplary student who would make a good peer leader? We are seeking capable candidates for several positions.

Candidates should be:

  • strong communicators
  • self-motivated
  • dedicated
  • able to work with undergraduate students in an academic setting

Peer Leader Nomination Form