A day in the life of a mentor

Peer Mentor Responsibilities

Usual responsibilities include:

  • build a mentoring relationship with each student

  • meet with students one-on-one throughout the semester

  • send weekly emails and other individual emails to students

  • attend class with students, where appropriate

  • interact with and support faculty

  • facilitate study groups, workshops and other activities

  • attend and actively participate in peer mentor meetings

  • perform general office work

  • attend public relation activities by invitation (Info-Fairs, NSO, booths, etc.)

Typical Day

  • Attend an office hour or hub hour (5 hours a week)

  • Go to class if applicable

  • Meet with a few students

  • Send some emails/texts to follow up with students

  • Meet with a supervisor or coordinator (once a week)

  • Attend Thursday's training meetings (once a week)

  • Supplemental readings/trainings

  • Work 3-4 hrs a day

  • Other than your scheduled office hours/training meetings the work hours are yours to manage