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Summer Orientation Peer Advisor Information Session on Wednesday, October 26

Applications for the Summer Orientation peer advisor position are now available. We will host second information session on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at 3:00 p.m. in the HUB, Knowlton Room.

Peer advisors are the “heart” of IUP’s Orientation program. They facilitate the Orientation program by providing new students with an introduction to the campus and its resources, assisting them with placement testing and registration, and acting as representatives of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Selection to become a peer advisor is an honor and a rewarding opportunity for personal and professional growth. Each year, the Advising and Testing Center selects a group of mature and dedicated undergraduate student leaders to assist with implementing university orientation programs.

To be eligible for the position, you must have attained at least 24 credits by the end of the Spring 2012 semester and have a 2.75 overall grade point average. If you are hired for the position, you will receive a $2,200 stipend, plus free room and board throughout the duration of the program and an opportunity to work in the Major and Career Exploration Center the following academic year.

Applications for the position are available online, and all materials are due by Friday, November 4, 2011, in 216 Pratt Hall.

If you can’t make it to Wednesday’s session, there is one information session remaining:

  • Tuesday, November 1, at 5:00 p.m. in the HUB, Conemaugh Room
  • Advising and Testing Center
  • Pratt Hall, Room 216
    201 Pratt Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-4067
  • Fax: 724-357-2889
  • Office Hours for Orientation Questions
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.