Through participation in the Peer Advisor Academy, Peer Advisors will learn and practice valuable, marketable communication and teamwork skills while helping fellow students pursue their academic goals. Peer Advisors will undergo paid professional development sessions, provided by the Center for Teaching and Learning where they will learn (or brush up) on technology skills, including Degree Audit, CUNYfirst, and ePortfolio. Sessions will also include practicing effective communication strategies, utilizing LaGuardia's many advising resources, and working directly with faculty and staff to begin learning how advisement in the programs function and what specific roles the peers will play in them. All new Peer Advisors must attend the scheduled training dates. Peer Advisors will work approximately 10-15 hours per week and receive $14.00 per hour.
To learn more about the responsibilities, qualifications to be part of our team, please read the Peer Advisor Job description. In order to be considered for the position of Peer Advisor, the following form must be completed and submitted:
Peer Advisor Application Form