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Academic Engagement Peer Consultant (AEPC)

AEPC’s assist with the SophoMORE Year Initiative, the Junior Year Experience, National Student Exchange, and faculty-student interaction programs such as Mutual Expectations.


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)
  • Be in your third year or beyond at USC at time of employment
  • Have effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have strong organizational and time management skills
  • Have a desire to help their fellow students
  • Having experience with event planning/execution or study abroad/National Student Exchange (NSE) is preferred

Job Responsibilities 

  • Holds one on one consultations with students in regard to the National Student Exchange, the sophomore year, and the junior year.
  • Helps plan and implement all programming and outreach for sophomore and junior year students
  • Assists with in the recruitment and advisement of students interested in NSE and those that come to USC on NSE from other schools
  • Aids in the management and engagement with NSE social media platforms
  • Other duties as assigned

Breakdown of Hours 

Minimum of 10 guaranteed hours per week

  • 5 consultation hours
  • 4 project hours
  • 1 staff meeting hour
  • Bonus hours opportunity for working events outside of scheduled hours

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