OUR Peer Mentors

The Office of Undergraduate Research's Summer 2019 Peer Mentor Application
Application deadline: March 8, 2019 at 5:00pm
Thank you for your interest in becoming a peer mentor for the summer undergraduate research programs at VT.
Position description and compensation - Student wage: Up to 20 hours/week; $12/hr; Appointment from May 20 through August 2, inclusive.
Job Description - Support services for summer undergraduate research programs at Virginia Tech. Duties include, but are not limited to, mentoring summer research students, facilitating social activites, setting up and running weekly groups meetings, creating media and related content for OUR website and publications, and generally representing the Office of Undergraduate Research at large. Drive vans to transport students on field trips. Prepare and facilitate undergraduate research conference at the end of summer. Other office related support as assigned. Possibly deliver at least one information session/workshop on how to get involved in undergraduate research. Required to assist with the all-day summer conference (on 8/1/19) and weekly group meetings (W, 4-5pm)
Qualifications - Undergraduate students or recent graduate with experience conducting undergraduate ressearch, particularly as part of anorganized STEM program (e.g. SURF, Scieneering, any REU, etc.) Excellent communication and writing skills. Outstanding organizational and people skills. Familiar with video and camera equipment. Current driver's license and good driving record.
If you have any questions about the position or application process, please contact Nicole Easton.
Application dealine: March 8, 2019 at 5:00pm

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