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Peer Leader Jobs

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.

Fall 2021 Application Closed

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Student Success Center Peer Leader. At this time our application is closed for Fall 2021.

We may have positions available for specific courses. Please email if you are still interested in applying.


Important Dates for Fall 2021

  • August 16th-18th: SSC Peer Leader Training
  • August 19th: First Day of Classes
  • August 30th: First Day of Services
  • October 4th: Applications for Spring 2022 Open


Explore Our Peer Leader Positions

Academic Engagement Peer Consultant (AEPC)

AEPC's assist with matters concerning the National Student Exchange program, Mutual Expectations, and meet with sophomore students in part with the SophoMORE Initiative.

Gamecock Guide

In parternship with the UofSC Social Team, Gamecock Guides create social media content highlighting their own unique Gamecock Story while also amplifying university-approved messages. Additionally, they make calls to unique student populations, usually focused on mental health, academic engagement, and academic success.

Peer Consultant (PC)

PC's meet 1-on-1 with students in Success Consultations to discuss academic strategies and co-create a plan to maximize the student's potential for success.

Peer Financial Consultant (PFC)

PFC's host 1-on-1 consultations with students to help maximize their understanding of fiscal matters that may affect them– from Basic Budgeting & Financial Goal Setting to Student Loan Repayment & Education.

Peer Tutor

Peer Tutors facilitate drop-in tutoring, as well as 1-on-1 tutoring appointments with students who may be struggling with a specific course.

Peer Writing Tutor

Peer Writing Tutors can help students at any step of the writing process via drop-in or 1-on-1 appointments. They are experienced with lab reports, research papers, rhetorical analysis, presentations, close reading assignments, creative writing, speeches, and public speaking.

Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader

SI Leaders are paid to sit in on classes that they have already taken and performed well in so that they can take notes and host weekly group study sessions for their peers in the class.


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, and able to work with undergraduate students in an academic setting.

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