The Peer Advisor Academy
Join the Peer Advisor Academy
The Peer Advisor Academy is recruiting current LaGuardia students to become Peer Advisors for the 2023-2024 Academic Year.
The application is open and will close on July 07, 2023.
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 role Peer Advisors play in advisement at LaGuardia. All new Peer Advisors must attend the scheduled training dates.
Peer Advisors will work approximately 12-15 hours per week and receive $17 per hour. This is an on-campus position. Peer Advisors will be expected to perform their work duties in-person.
- GPA of 2.8 or higher
- Have earned a minimum of 12 credits at the end of Spring I 2023
- Ability to effectively interact with students, faculty, and staff
- Desire and enthusiasm to support LaGuardia students in succeeding and graduating
- Ability to work as a team member
- Possess excellent written and oral communication skills
- Able to attend all mandatory scheduled training and debriefing meetings
To learn more about the responsibilities and qualifications to be a part of our team, please read the Peer Advisor Job Description.
In order to be considered for the position of Peer Advisor, an application must be submitted. Click on the link below to access and complete the Peer Advisor application: Peer Advisor Application Form
Please note that 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.
Application Deadline: July 07, 2023
For Information about the Peer Advisor Academy, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.