How do I become a Peer Academic Coach?

Students who are interested in applying for a Peer Academic Coach positions should submit a resume or vita, cover letter, and the names and phone numbers of 3 references to Vicki Dominick, Associate Director for Learning Services via Handshake

Required Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Currently enrolled in George Mason University
  • Eligible for Federal Work Study for the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA at Mason 
  • Reliable, responsible, self-motivated, confident, sincere, flexible, dedicated, and considerate 
  • Possess strong written and verbal skills 
  • Take initiative and utilize creative thinking skills consider multiple issues, needs, possibilities, etc 
  • Have an ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds 
  • Exhibit exceptional professionalism and strong work ethic 
  • Available and accessible for the time commitment involved
  • Previous tutoring, teaching, or presenting experience preferred