CECS Peer Mentor/Tutor (Student Temp) F24

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Apply through careers.umich.edu.   A cover letter which demonstrates the applicant's English language proficiency must be attached as the first page of the resume.


The Engineering Learning Center at the University of Michigan-Dearborn offers assistance to students in CECS courses and other academic success programs. The ELC is accepting applications for two positions as CECS Peer Mentor/Tutor for Fall 2024-Winter 2025.  The Peer Mentor/Tutors will be working primarily with incoming CECS students to support the transition from High School to CECS, specifically assisting with ENGR 095 CECS First Year Seminars, as well as other assignments.  Anticipated start date: August 19, 2024.


Peer Mentors will assist the instructor for ENGR 095 and CECS Engineering Learning Center leadership to provide enrichment programming including engineering-based, math-related projects for incoming CECS students.  The mentors will also provide liaison between the ELC and the campus-wide Wolverine Mentor Collective for the CECS mentors of first year CECS students.  Peer Mentors will also have posted drop-in hours in the ELC. Commitment:  approximately 10 hours per week.

Required Qualifications*

  • Must be current UM-Dearborn CECS Undergraduate students.  
  • Must have completed MATH 115 or above and have completed at least one year at UM-Dearborn
  • Must have skills in coaching/tutoring others in CECS concepts, ability to engage incoming engineering students and to plan group activities.  
  • Must have faculty/advisor reference.
  • Must be available to attend and assist in ENGR 095, Wednesdays, 12:00-12:50pm and associated prep time.

Desired Qualifications*

Preference will be given to students who have participated in one or more of the following: completed Math 090 at UM-Dearborn, STEMstart, CECS student organization, campus volunteer activities, student-centered campus job such as orientation leader, tutor, SI leader.

Background Screening

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