APPLY TO BE A PEER ACADEMIC LEADER!

Position Description

PALs primarily serve first-year students as advocates, teaching assistants, and mentors for the FYE 101: Succeed at the G course. FYE 101: Succeed at the G is a first-year seminar course that equips students with the tools and resources to be successful in college. PALs have a distinct leadership opportunity to help students transition during their first year.

Qualifications

PALs must be organized, resourceful, responsible, and flexible. PALs are chosen based on their interpersonal, academic and leadership skills, along with their campus involvement. PALs must maintain at least a 2.75 cumulative grade point average; a 3.0 GPA is preferred. PALs must have completed at least 30 credit hours by the start of the fall semester.

Application & Interview Process

The online application and optional recommendation form are due by 11:55 PM on February 14th, 2019. To complete the application, you must apply on Handshake using job code 2307503. While the recommendation form is optional, it ls highly recommended. When you complete the application, the recommendation form will automatically be sent to the individual of your choosing. Group interviews will take place on February 20th and 21st. Final individual interviews will take place the week of February 25th. Final decisions will be sent out on March 1st.

95% of PALs Would Recommend the Position

"I became a PAL in order to make a difference in the lives of students and to influence them in a positive way. Seeing this come full circle, I am pleased to say I have met many of my goals as a PAL and I feel like this experience has changed me into a confident leader I did not even know I had the potential to be ... This is a professional development opportunity unlike any other." - Fall 2018 PAL

2019 Peer Academic Leaders

Cameron Bell

First Year

Margaree Brown

Sophomore

Joshua Burns

First Year

Andrew Council

Sophomore

Shiron Devore

First Year

Dylan Dodson

Sophomore

Karen Espinoza-Argueta

Sophomore

Nyat Fessehaye

First Year

Alease Foust

Sophomore

Destiny Franklin

First Year

Jazzmin Funderburk

Sophomore

Brian Garcia

Sophomore

Eliana Garcia

Sophomore

Joanna Goedeke

Junior

Ajah Haskell

Sophomore

Mikala Hopson

Junior

Kaleb Isenhour

First Year

Deja Kenion

Sophomore

Alpha Kuyateh

Sophomore

Lex Lee

Junior

Hunter Martin

Sophomore

Haley McInnis

Sophomore

Marquise Merck

Junior

Tony New

First Year

Korin Norton

Junior

Hailey Paivanas

First Year

Marcus Perkins

Junior

Sarah Pirozzi

First Year

Sydnee Prayor

First Year

Queaonia Reid

Sophomore

Sofia Robinson

Sophomore

Jacqueline Sandoval

Sophomore

Jalyn Shoffner

Junior

Jasmine Spears

Junior

Jarrett Strickland

First Year

Olivia Tarpley

Junior

Joe Thoma

First Year

Joi Turnage

Sophomore

Shaniya Turner

Junior

Manuel Valdez Perez

Sophomore

Ellie Voight

Sophomore

Linsey Wade

First Year

Chyna Walker

Sophomore

Damien Watson Jr

First Year

Bryana Williams

Sophomore

Monique Williams

Sophomore

Brenna Worth

Sophomore

Dey Zambrana-Soler

First Year