Student Services

Pre-College Peer Advisers


Peer Advisors smiling at AdelphiThe Adelphi University Pre-College Program immerses high school students in collegiate life, academically and socially, preparing students for the next step in their educational journey.

The role of a Peer Adviser is to serve as a positive role model for the high school students in the Pre-College Program and be a strong representative of your major or academic area of interest, as well as Adelphi University overall. Peer Advisers for the 2018 Pre-College Program must be available from Monday, July 16 through Friday, July 27 for the Science, Health and Medicine course and Saturday, July 21 through Saturday, August 4 for all other courses.


Compensation

For the two-week Program, Peer Advisers are provided with a premium double or triple room with AC and private bathroom and a full meal plan. Peer Advisers will also receive a $1,000.00 stipend at the conclusion of the Program.


Qualifications for Employment

Peer Advisers must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0, must have completed at least 24 credit hours (of which 12 must have been completed at Adelphi), must be in good academic and disciplinary standing, and must have relevant coursework associated with a Pre-College course.

The 2018 courses include:

  • Video Game Programming
  • Musical Theater Bootcamp
  • Science, Technology and Art
  • Intro to Digital Media
  • Psychology and Pop Culture
  • Introduction to Nursing
  • Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Art and Design
  • Science, Health and Medicine
Please note that Peer Advisers will not be hired without approval by the instructor of the course for which the applicant has applied to lead.

How to Apply

To apply, submit a copy of your current résumé to precollege@adelphi.edu and indicate in the subject of the email which course you would like to lead. For more information about the responsibilities, please review the Peer Adviser Job Description (PDF) or email precollege@adelphi.edu.


For further information, please contact:

Dorey Veron
Director of High School and Pre-College Programs
p – 516.877.3106
e – dveron@adelphi.edu

 

For further information, please contact:

Division of Student Affairs
Nexus Building, Room 303
p – 516.877.3660
e – divisionofstudentaffairs@adelphi.edu

 
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