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Peer-Leader Application Information

We are thrilled you're considering joining ASLA's team of peer leaders. Peer leader applications can be submitted throughout the year. All applicants must be available for the full academic year when they are a peer leader in order to be considered for the position. 

ASLA recruits new peer leaders during the winter and spring quarters preceding the academic year. We now welcome application submissions for the 2023-24 academic year. Please apply by February 19th, 2023. 

Sign up for a peer leader information session to learn more.

Please email us with any questions.

Course-specific application information

Peer-Guided Study Groups, Drop-In Tutoring, Midquarter Mentored Study Groups

What is the application process?

To be considered for the position, all applicants must

  • submit a fully completed application
  • meet grade requirements (B+ or higher in courses you wish to lead)
  • attend an interview

What is the interview process?

Interview format for next recruitment cycle has not been finalized yet.

Typically, interviews are 1:1 and last about 20 minutes. Interviews are conducted by ASLA staff and current peer leaders. 

What is the selection process?

Applications for the 2023-24 academic year will be reviewed during the last two weeks of February, 2023.

ASLA staff will read all complete applications and extend invitations to applicants. Final decisions will be made by May 31, 2023.

How can I apply to be a course-specific peer leader?

You can submit your course-specific programs application here. The peer leader application is thorough, so we recommend you take your time completing it. The general outline of the application is as follows:

  • Background information 
  • Program commitment (program interest, availability, transcript submission)
  • Open-ended and scenario-based questions 

 

Academic coaching and mentoring application information

UPAL and Academic Coaching 

What is the application process?

To be considered for the position, all applicants must

  • submit a fully completed application
  • include NU staff or faculty reference information 
  • attend an interview

What is the interview process?

Interview format for next recruitment cycle has not been finalized yet.

Typically, interviews are 1:1 and last about 20 minutes. Interviews are conducted by ASLA staff and current peer leaders. 

What is the selection process?

Applications for the 2023-24 academic year will be reviewed during the last two weeks of February, 2023.

ASLA staff will read all complete applications and extend invitations to applicants. Final decisions will be made by May 31, 2023.

How can I apply to be an academic coach or peer mentor?

You can submit your coaching and mentoring programs application here.  The peer leader application is thorough, so we recommend you take your time completing it. The general outline of the application is as follows:

  • Background information 
  • Program commitment (program interest, availability, reference information)
  • Open-ended and scenario-based questions 

Ready to join our team?

You can submit your course-specific programs application here.

You can submit your coaching and mentoring programs application here.