Monday, March 23, 2015

Be a Peer Mentor

BSOS PEER MENTORING PROGRAM FALL 2015
A collegiate level leadership opportunity for the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS) at the University of Maryland, College Park


PROGRAM DETAILS:
The Peer Mentor Program is a component of the student services offered by the BSOS Advising Center. The primary role of Peer Mentors is to teach the BSOS Graduation Planning workshops each semester and conduct various presentations in BSOS UNIV100 sections. Through the services they provide to fellow students, Peer Mentors gain leadership, presentation, and public speaking skills. In preparation for their required tasks, all Peer Mentors are expected to attend weekly class sessions and serve for at least two semesters. Students will earn 1 academic credit after successful completion of each semester.

HOW TO APPLY:
·         Fill Out Application
·         Print and submit to Brandon Clark at BSOS Advising Office 2148 Tydings Hall
·         Priority Deadline May 20, 2015.  Final Deadline June 26, 2015

ELIGIBILITY:
·         Primary major must be in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
·         Must be a BSOS major for a minimum of 2 semesters
·         Sophomore, junior, or senior standing with intentions to return for Spring 2016
·         At least a 2.5 GPA within major
·         Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5+ (Required Submission of Unofficial Transcript)
·         Must be in good judicial/academic standing

CONTACT:
Ivy Zheng at zzheng1@umd.edu or Brandon Clark at bclark24@umd.edu
College of Behavioral & Social Sciences
University of Maryland
2148 Tydings Hall
College Park, MD 20742
301-405-1697 (phone)