Through participation in the Peer Advisor Academy, Peer Advisors will learn and practice valuable, marketable communication and teamwork skills while helping 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 tools, including Degree Works, 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 hours per week and receive $15.61 per hour. Please note: As of Fall 2020, and Spring 2021, the Peer Advisor position is remote. Peer Advisors will be expected to perform their work duties virtually, and have consistent, reliable internet access.
This is a remote position, and Peer Advisors will work virtually in Spring 2021.
In order to be considered for the position of Peer Advisor, the following application must be completed and submitted:
Click on the link below to access and complete the Peer Advisor application:
Please note: Applications must be submitted with a resume and cover letter expressing your interest in the Peer Advisor position. Need help with your cover letter and resume? Make an appointment with a Career Advisor at LaGuardia’s Center for Career and Professional Development.
Deadline to Apply: December 21, 2020