To assist students with academic questions, and provide outreach to the campus community regarding academic and major-related programs. Duties may include:
-Staffing the Office for Academic & Pre-Professional Advising (OAPA) - within the Office of Academic Services, the OAPA is available for students to learn more about major opportunities at UMBC, as well as to investigate professional school opportunities in the health field. Peer Advisors are responsible for providing assistance to students within the OAPA, including guiding them through the online and in print resources available, answering general questions and facilitating small group workshops on topics related to the OAPA.
-Workshop Facilitation- in addition to workshops available in the OAPA, Peer Advisors will be responsible for marketing workshops around major exploration, GEPs, course planning and post-graduate opportunities for the campus community. Peer advisors will work with professional advisors to deliver these messages to various groups, including residential students.|