Peer Advisor

Learn about our peer advisors

What is a peer advisor?

Peer advisors are students at IU Indianapolis, just like you. They combine thorough training with their own student perspective and experience to offer you a complementary point of view to student success advisors.

Apply now to be a peer advisor

University College is looking for dedicated undergraduate students to be part of our peer advisor team for summer 2024 and/or the 2024–2025 academic year!

Peer advisors are the faces of University College and IU Indianapolis. They help students transition to the university, master basic academic processes, act as a referral source, and offer a complementary point of view to advisor perspectives.

Those applying for the summer position will work with groups of incoming students during IU Indianapolis’s orientation program, while those applying for the academic year position will provide one-on-one drop-in advising services. Apply for one or both! 

These positions are a great opportunity to exercise and refine skills in communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creative problem-solving—all highly sought skills employers look for in college graduates.

Learn more or apply!

To review the position description or to apply, search “peer advisor” at Summer position is job #8577419; academic year position is job #8577447. Applications due February 1.

What can peer advisors do for you?

Peer advisors provide drop-in advising services for University College students. Promoting academic success and campus resources, peer advisors are available to assist you with the following: 

  • Making schedule adjustments
  • Finding and navigating your degree map
  • Navigating university technology 
  • Utilizing major and career exploration resources