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Peer-Leader Opportunities

ASLA peer leaders support students in mastering course-based learning as well as honing their general academic skills. We have opportunities that fit a variety of schedules and interests. All positions are paid, and peer leaders receive comprehensive training through ASLA. 

Opportunities with course-specific support programs

Peer-Guided Study Group

Peer-guided study group facilitators meet weekly with the same small group of students to help them review and refine their understanding of key concepts in a particular course, collaboratively work through practice problems, and prepare effectively for quizzes and exams. The program runs in science, math, engineering, and social science courses.

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Questions?
For more information about peer-guided study groups, email us.

Drop-in Peer Tutors

Drop-in peer tutors staff Sunday-morning, -afternoon, and weeknight drop-in sessions to provide group and one-on-one help to students enrolled in particular courses. Runs in social science, science, engineering, and mathematics courses.

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Questions?
For more information about drop-in peer tutors, email us.

Study Group facilitators and tutors need to have done well in the associated course (although an A is not necessary), have outstanding interpersonal skills, and care about helping other students.

 

Opportunities with academic coaching and mentoring programs

Peer Academic Coaches

Peer Academic coaches work one-on-one with fellow undergrads to help them enhance their approaches to studying and learning.

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Questions?
For more information about peer academic coaches, email us.

Undergraduate Program for Advancing Learning (UPAL) Mentors

UPAL peer mentors meet weekly with the same small group of students to help them enhance their general academic strategies and skills and work through academic challenges.

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Questions?
For more information about UPAL, email us.

Peer Coaches and UPAL mentors need to have a deep understanding of the process of working through academic challenges, have outstanding interpersonal skills, and be dedicated to supporting others in their own development.

Interested in applying?

Peer leader applications can be submitted throughout the year. Please note that review of submitted applications will begin after February 20, 2022.

Fill out a course-specific programs application.

Fill out a general academic programs application.

Please email us with any questions.