Undergraduate Student Employment and Experiences

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Peer Advisors (PA)

PAs are student advisors that provide campus-wide outreach and promotion of Academic Advising services as well as build relationships with first and second-year students served through Academic Advising.  Peer Advisors assist first year students in:

  • Exploring majors
  • Navigating the registration system and tools
  • Understanding LAC requirements, and discovering academic resources. 

Peer Advisors assist second-year students in:

  • Understanding their decision-making process as it relates to majors and careers 
  • Building resiliency and grit
  • Exploring campus resources and activities to enhance their college experience 
Peer Academic Advisors in Residence (PAiR) 
PAiRs are student advisors that work in the residence halls where they live.  For the 2018-19 academic year, PAiRs will be in upperclassman housing Lawther, Panther Village, and Shull.  They focus on helping second and third-year residents with:
  • Understanding the decision-making process as it relates to majors and careers
  • Building resiliency and grit
  • Taking advantage of campus resources and activities to make the most of their college experience.

Desk Assistants

The Office of Academic Advising employs four to six desk assistants each academic year.  These students serve as the face of our office to answer incoming phone calls, schedule appointments for students with our advisors, and other office style duties. 

The Office of Academic Advising does not currently have any available positions.  Openings will be posted on the Online Job Board through Career Services.

Undergraduate Student Internships

The Office of Academic Advising is able to assist students who are interested in pursuing internships in student development, academic advising, and student affairs.

Students should contact Dave Marchesani if they are interested.