FYE Peer Leader Internship
Applications for the 2013-2014 selection process are now closed.
What’s the Point?Peer Leaders (PL) are charged with the mission of guiding first year students to success. This year long commitment includes: New Student Orientation, Buff Branding, Convocation and IDS. In supporting this mission, PL’s will purposefully help new students:
What would you do?Position Description
Peer Leaders are an integral component of the WTAMU team. They serve as academic and social role models for new and prospective students, sharing their own successes and setbacks in developing study habits, taking advantage of campus resources, managing their time, and navigating the campus. PL’s work to develop good rapport with new students, and they are often the first member of the instructional team to whom new and prospective students confide their fears and uncertainties. We select exceptional undergraduate students who give evidence of interpersonal and intellectual skills. Essential functions of this position include the ability to communicate effectively to large and small groups of people, relate to others, and exhibit appropriate dedication to academic and campus life.
Peer Leaders are required to complete training throughout the spring semester and for a set number of days prior to the first NSO.
They are required to serve on the following dates during the summer and other listed semester activities.
Intern CompensationPL’s will obtain personal development and master skill sets from various areas not limited to the following:
In addition, all Peer Leaders (residential or not) will receive free meals during the duration of the two summer sessions in addition to their salaries.
What is the Application and Selection Process?Interested students must submit an application, attend one of two mandatory group interviews and meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above.
Applications and resumes are due by 5pm February 15th. All applications without a resume by this time will not be considered for the position. Applications not submitted by the application deadline will not be considered for selection and applicant is not eligible to participate in the interview process.
Additional information will be sent after your application has been submitted.
Mandatory group interviews will be held on the following dates and times:
Once an application is complete, an email will be sent regarding more specific information (i.e., where and when to sign up for an interview).