Graduate Peer Academic Leader Application

Graduate Peer Academic Leader Program

A Graduate Peer Academic Leader is a model graduate student who effectively provides academic support to peers by delivering the graduate academic support services the Learning Center provides. These services currently include the 6 week GRE preparation course, graduate student academic coaching, graduate student tutoring, and workshops for getting into graduate school.

Minimum Requirements to be a Graduate Peer Academic Leader

• A GPA of 3.0 or higher 

• A Bachelor’s Degree

• Must be enrolled in graduate classes for Fall 2017

• Both an A and overall proficiency in the graduate level courses you would like to tutor

• Strong oral and written communication skills

• The ability to connect with students and provide guidance to support their success

• Computer proficiency

• Knowledge of campus resources

• Must be available for 15 hours a week in the Learning Center

• Must be available to work at least one weeknight after 5pm

Duties and Job Responsibilities

• Teach the GRE preparation course (when the course is in session)

• Conduct and log peer academic coaching sessions for graduate students

• Conduct and log tutoring sessions for graduate students

   (Which courses you will tutor will depend on the courses you’ve taken and student demand)

• Present the Graduate School: Guide to Getting In Workshop

• Attend all trainings and meetings as directed by your supervisor

• Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Graduate PAL Application Form

To complete the application process, two additional steps are required.

1. Submit an unofficial transcript along with your application to

UNT Learning Center, Sage Hall, Room 315

2. Apply for this job using the Student Employment Application through the Career Center's Handshake program.

Questions?  940-369-7006  |  allyson.gardner@unt.edu