Peer Network Program Mentors

  

The College of Education and Human Sciences Student Advisory Board is currently seeking mentors for the Fall 2018 Peer Network Program.  This program is designed to acclimate incoming freshmen and transfer students to our college, their major, and get them involved in learning about their future career of choice.  Mentors should be willing to meet with students and discuss their personal experiences and share their UNL story.  The program runs 12 weeks during the fall semester and ends with a group banquet with CEHS administration, faculty, and staff.

Mentor Information

Position Description:

Mentors will work through the provided CEHS Peer Network Program guide over the course of the 12 week program.  Mentors will be expected to meet weekly with their peer mentor group.  Groups will be limited to ten (10) students per mentor.  In addition to the weekly group meetings, mentors should be willing and able to answer questions that students may have at other times during the week as well as schedule times to meet one-on-one outside of the group if requested by the student.  The program will end with a Peer Network Program Banquet at the end of the nine weeks.

Expectations:  

Mentors must attend mandatory training sessions on March 31, 2019 from 1:00 to 3:00PM and August 29, 2019 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM in the Nebraska City Campus Union.  

Mentors will be expected to present themselves in a professional manner when meeting and working with the CEHS Peer Network Program.  In addition, mentors will be expected to have open communication with their group of students and the CEHS Student Advisory Board Peer Network Program Committee.  Mentors will meet weekly with their group as well as other times per students’ requests.  They will also meet once every third week with the committee to discuss the progression of their groups within the program.  In addition, mentors will attend a final banquet with their students.

Qualifications:

Students must

-Be a full time enrolled student in the Fall 2019 academic semester.

-Have successfully completed two (2) academic semesters within a CEHS program.

-Be active in at least one (1) CEHS club or organization. (Preferred)

-Hold Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.000 or higher.

-Display a desire to share personal CEHS and Nebraska experiences.

Benefits:

-Personal and professional development.

-Impact on peers, community, and campus.

-Opportunities to work with CEHS leadership.

-Learn how to utilize CEHS resources.

Mentor Application

Application Currently CLOSED

2019 Application Timeline

Application Form Open: Dec. 3, 2018 at 8:00AM - Jan. 18, 2019 at 11:59PM

Applications Due: Jan. 18, 2019 at 11:59PM

Interview Notification: Jan. 25, 2019

Interviews Conducted: Jan. 28 - Feb. 1 and Feb 4-8

Acceptance Notifications Sent: Feb. 11, 2019

 

Please see the Program Outline for more information about the Peer Network Program.

Questions may be directed to the following:

Dr. Debra Mullen, PhD

Associate Dean, College of Education and Human Sciences

dmullen1@unl.edu

Katherine Alberts

Peer Network Program Chair, College of Education and Human Sciences Student Advisory Board

alberts.katherine@huskers.unl.edu

 

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