Peer Educators

The Center for Excellence in Peer Education reaches out to several peer educator groups on campus, providing them with training, ongoing supervision and evaluation.  Our aim is to help provide all peer educator groups on campus with the tools and resources necessary to have a successful experience in delivering an enriched and diverse learning environment to our students.

Our Peer Educator groups include:

If interested in applying for one of the above positions, please complete the CofC Peer Educator Application.  

Learn more about each Peer Educator opportunity with the chart below.

Peer Educator opportunities.
Department Position Description Time Commitment
Center for Excellence in Peer Education First Year Experience Peer Facilitators Provide guidance to first year students by facilitating a seminar that highlights specific topics related to the particular course, campus resources,academic tips, and address common transitional challenges that students may encounter Minimum of 4-5 hours per week
Center for Excellence in Peer Education Charleston Bridge Peer Mentor Provide support to Charleston Bridge students. Mentoring efforts will contribute to the development of successful students and to provide peer support to students participating in the Charleston Bridge program 5 hours per week
REACH Program Job Coaches Provide career support for REACH students by accompanying to designated internship site and encouraging students to learn, adapt, and enhance their skill-sets within the workforce 5-6 hours per week
REACH Program Tutors Provide academic support for REACH students by leading tutoring sessions, guiding in academic endeavors, and encouraging to utilize campus resources 5-6 hours per week
Center for Student Learning Peer Academic Coaches Provide assistance to 8-12 students with goal setting, creating a time management plan, tracking academic progress, and utilizing campus resources 1 hour/per student per week; expected to conduct face to face meetings
Center for Student Learning Peer Leaders Provide support in EDLS 100 (Learning Strategies) to students and instructor through a variety of in and out of class tasks and activities Hours vary
Impact Programs Peer Academic Coaches Provide academic support for first-year Impact students as they transition from high school to college by guided weekly meetings and topics on time management, campus resources, and goal setting Average 8-10 hours/week but can vary
Academic Advising & Planning Center Peer Advisors Provide academic resources to enhance student access to academic support services, teach students about academic support technology, and encourage fact-based decision making

Summer: up to 19 hours/ week

Academic year: up to 10 hours/week, min. of 4 hours/week