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Peer Leader Jobs

Peer leaders are trained through the College Reading and Learning Association International Training Certification to provide quality assistance to enrolled University of South Carolina students and to empower them to be independent learners.

Application for Spring 2022 Now Open!

Looking for paid leadership opportunities on campus? Review the many opportunities below and apply to join the Student Success Center team.

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Please email with any and all questions about our peer leader opportunities.


Important Dates for Fall 2021

  • October 4th: Applications for Spring 2022 Open
  • October 15th (12:30-3:30pm): Drop-in Information Session on Mezzanine Level of Thomas Cooper Library
  • October 18th (12:30-3:30pm): Drop-in Information Session on Mezzanine Level of Thomas Cooper Library
  • October 20th (12:30-3:30pm): Drop-in Information Session on Mezzanine Level of Thomas Cooper Library
  • October 24th: Priority Application Deadline
  • November 1st-12th: Peer Leader Interviews (All Virtual)
  • November 16th-December 3rdPeer Leader Offers sent on a rolling basis
  • November 28th: Final Application Deadline


Drop-in Information Sessions

Stop by the Student Success Center (Mezzanine Level of Thomas Cooper Library) during the times and dates listed above to speak with staff and current SSC Peer Leaders about available positions, benefits, requirements, and the application process. 

Explore Our Peer Leader Positions

Academic Engagement Peer Consultant (AEPC)

AEPC's assist with matters concerning the National Student Exchange program, Mutual Expectations, and meet with sophomore students in part with the SophoMORE Initiative.

Gamecock Guide

In partnership with the UofSC Social Team, Gamecock Guides create social media content highlighting their own unique Gamecock Story while also amplifying university-approved messages. Additionally, they make calls to unique student populations, usually focused on mental health, academic engagement, and academic success.

Peer Consultant (PC)

PC's meet 1-on-1 with students in Success Consultations to discuss academic strategies and co-create a plan to maximize the student's potential for success.

Peer Financial Consultant (PFC)

PFC's host 1-on-1 consultations with students to help maximize their understanding of fiscal matters that may affect them– from Basic Budgeting & Financial Goal Setting to Student Loan Repayment & Education.

Peer Tutor

Peer Tutors facilitate drop-in tutoring, as well as 1-on-1 tutoring appointments with students who may be struggling with a specific course.

Peer Writing Tutor

Peer Writing Tutors can help students at any step of the writing process via drop-in or 1-on-1 appointments. They are experienced with lab reports, research papers, rhetorical analysis, presentations, close reading assignments, creative writing, speeches, and public speaking.

Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader

SI Leaders are paid to sit in on classes that they have already taken and performed well in so that they can take notes and host weekly group study sessions for their peers in the class.


Nominate a Peer Leader

Do you know an exemplary student who would make a good peer leader? We are seeking capable candidates for several positions. Candidates should be strong communicators, self-motivated, dedicated, and able to work with undergraduate students in an academic setting.

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