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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. Scroll down for the application link.

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.

Read the job description.

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.

Academic Strategies Workshop leaders, 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.

Come to an Information Session to Learn More!

Register here for the January 6, 10-11am session.

Register here for the January 8, 3-4pm session.

Register here for the January 28, 2-3pm session.

Register here for the February 4, 8-9am session.

Register here for the February 10, 5-6pm session.

Interested in applying?

 Applications for the 2021-2022 academic year will open on January 4, 2021. The application deadline is Sunday, February 21, 2021.

The application for the course-specific programs can be found here.

The application for general academic programs can be found here. 

Please email us with any questions.