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CBE Student Leadership Positions for Fall 2017 Semester

CBE will be hiring 14-16 peer mentors for the first-year learning community and two peer mentors for the transfer student learning community.

After a successful Fall 2016 semester, we are excited to continue the international student section and transfer student section of the Chemical Engineering Learning Community. These two sections were an addition to the first-year learning community in the fall 2016 semester and we are happy to now offer the three learning communities for incoming students in the fall 2017 semester.  We encourage all students who are interested in the peer mentor position to apply.

For full consideration, applicants must submit an online application.  Your application includes:

  • Completed online form
  • Current resume
  • Contact information of one professional reference, preferably an ISU faculty/staff member.  This reference cannot be one of the CBE academic advisers, current CBE peer mentors, or Dr. Monica Lamm. Your reference will be contacted on Monday, February 13th, 2017 and asked to complete an online nomination form on your behalf.  Their nomination form will be due by  February 19th, 2017.
Application for first-year student and international student peer mentor position click here.
  • 14-16 positions available
Application for transfer student peer mentor position click here.
  • Two positions available

Online Application (including resume submission) is due by 11:59pm on Sunday, February 12th, 2017.

Please contact Janessa Boley (boleyj@iastate.edu), Tonia Baxter (tkbaxter@iastate.edu), or Kate Jurgenson (isukate@iastate.edu) with any questions about the peer mentor position.


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