Thank you for demonstrating interest in working in a leadership role within the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering!
Should you be selected as a candidate, your main priority is academic performance. It is our goal that you manage your time effectively between school and work so that you succeed in your major. Thus, all undergraduate student employees must maintain a SJSU cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and remain in good standing in your major. Should you not maintain these standards, your assignment may be subject to termination so that you may focus on academics.
Eligibility for Engineering Peer Leader Positions requires you to have completed at least one semester in the College of Engineering and be proficient in Microsoft word, excel and PowerPoint applications.
We look forward to reviewing your application and to discussing your interests in serving as a peer leader in the College of Engineering.
Dr. Emily Allen, Associate Dean
Engineering Peer Leader Positions (Deadline for all positions: Friday, April 13th at 5pm)
- Peer Advisor / Mentor, Engineering Student Success Center (ESSC)
- In this role, a peer advisor is primarily responsible for meeting with engineering students who could benefit from peer support to discuss their academic performance and personal/academic issues affecting their academic progress. Provide assistance with time management and study skills/techniques to students. In addition, peer advisors will support the day to day operations of the ESSC.
Peer Advisor / Mentor, MEP Program
- Peer Advisors primarily support educationally disadvantaged and first-generation college students navigate the College of Engineering experience. They provide support to freshman and sophomore MEP students on a range of services offered at SJSU including, but not limited, to financial aid, housing, registration information, and other pertinent on-campus resources. Peer Advisors help motivate first-time freshman students and, when necessary, assist students to navigate through various campus experiences.
- Peer Tutors, College of Engineering
- Engineering Ambassador Program Student Coordinator, Dean’s Office
- In this role, you will serve as a liaison between the EAP Coordinator, Outreach Coordinator, other CoE student groups, and our K-12 community partners in providing younger students with role models in engineering education. Plan EAP meetings, keep records of program efforts, and take the lead on at least two outreach events per semester. Knowledge of CoE student organizations and labs, the career technical education (CTE) system, and Project Lead the Way (PLTW) program is necessary. Public speaking via presentations and workshops will occur at least three times per semester.
- EXCEED (Excellence in your Engineering Education) Summer Program Resident Advisor (RA) (Summer position only)
- College of Engineering students with SJSU Resident Advisor (RA) training are highly encouraged to apply for this position to acculturate incoming students to the university and to the CoE. As supervisors of our new frosh in the dorms, you will ensure that all students are abiding by the behavioral contract of the university and CoE, that they are safe, and that they are acculturating to the university environment.
- EXCEED (Excellence in your Engineering Education) Summer Program Peer Mentor (Summer position only)
- The SJSU CoE EXCEED Summer Program aims to acculturate incoming students to the university and to the CoE. We need you as mentors to our new students to model successful behaviors for student success. Knowledge of campus resources and procedures is necessary. In addition, Summer Bridge Peer Mentors will provide day to day assistance to our incoming frosh during their two-week residential stay on campus, as well as assist CoE faculty and staff program organizers.
- Community for Engineering Learning & Living (CELL) Advisor
- The CELL Peer Advisor serves CELL students living in the SJSU Campus Village. Peer advisors encourage students to develop a rapport among faculty and build a sense of community among CELL students, their respective departments, and the Program. They also encourage participation in the College of Engineering's First Year Experience Program and assist students through various campus experiences. Peer Advisors monitor and record progress of student performance and must help motivate first-time freshman students when necessary.
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