Become a Baskin Engineering Peer Advisor

Interested in becoming a Baskin Engineering Peer Advisor?

The Baskin Engineering (BE) Undergraduate Advising Office is currently recruiting for peer advisors for next academic year. The peer advisor program is an integral part of the BE Undergraduate Advising Office.


The peer advisor application will be available during spring quarter.


The deadline for application submissions for the 2022-2023 academic year is Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 11:59PM.


This position pays $15/hr and requires a 5-7 hour weekly time commitment, as well as attendance at mandatory training sessions. Initial training sessions will be held during Fall Welcome Week in September.


This will be an in-person position on the UCSC main campus starting in the 2022-2023 academic year. (Interviews for the position will be conducted by Zoom.) Any students declared in BE majors, who are in good academic standing, may apply. Students who are currently enrolled in their last major qualification courses and will be declaring in fall quarter will also be considered. 


We are hoping to hire several applicants that have interest in being in this role for at least 2 years.


Why become a BE Peer Advisor?

BE Peer Advisors are indispensable in:

  • providing front-line support services and information

  • answering major-related questions

  • making referrals to campus services and resources.


Peer advisors also network together to receive advice and encouragement from each other. This is an excellent opportunity! Alumni of our program report that the skills they gained from this position have helped them develop communication skills that have been a valuable part of their engineering careers.


As a BE Peer Advisor you will:

  • Learn about BE programs, courses, policies, and procedures.

  • Develop professionalism and leadership skills.

  • Polish your critical thinking skills and enhance your decision making and judgment.

  • Become a more experienced and effective listener and communicator.


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