Student leaders serve important roles in the Honors Program and are compensated for their work. Student positions are available for Honors Peer Mentor, Presidential Scholars Assistant, and Student Activities Intern. The application process takes place in the spring. The deadline has passed for Fall 2013/Spring 2014 positions.
Honors Peer Mentors assist in planning, organizing, and implementing activities in Honors Freshman Seminar (IDS 102.17) during the fall semester. HPMs co-facilitate Honors Freshman Seminar with an Honors staff member and develop programs and activities to support the objectives of Honors Freshman Seminar.
The time commitment is approximately 5 - 7 hours per week for the fall semester. First year HPMs are paid approximately $740.
Presidential Scholars Assistants (PSAs) facilitate the Presidential Scholars Freshman Colloquium, for which they receive a monetary stipend. PSAs assist freshmen Presidential Scholars in their transition to the university, generate enthusiasm for the components of the Presidential Scholars Program and opportunities within the Honors Program, and provide resources to support and assist students' success both personally and professionally.
The time commitment is approximately 6 hours per week for the fall semester. PSAs are paid approximately $740.
This opportunity enables a student interested in pursuing marketing, public relations, event planning, or student programming to receive hands-on experience directly related to their field of interest. The intern assists the Coordinator of Student Programs in managing Honors Program events from the initial planning phase to post-event evaluation.
The Student Activities Intern will enroll in the Honors Program Service Learning Colloquium and complete this internship as their service project. The Student Activities Intern will receive a tuition waiver for this course as part of their internship.