First Year Experience (FYE)

Peer Mentor Application

First Year Experience

Peer mentor application

First Year Experience (FYE) at Cleveland State University is looking to hire Peer Mentors for the 2021-2022 Academic Year. The FYE Peer Mentor serves as a guide to support and provide academic assistance to first year students at Cleveland State University.  The Peer Mentor serves as an integral part of the First Year Experience Seminar - Introduction to University Life (ASC 101) and the first-year student acclimation to campus life. Each Peer Mentor assists students in developing their knowledge, learning new skills and bolstering their confidence to become independent learners with high academic performance.  The Peer Mentor works closely with the instructor in planning and preparation for the course, attends each class, assists students in transitioning to Cleveland State University, as well as coordinates multiple out-of-class activities. Peer Mentors are compensated for working up to 10 hours per week at $10.00 per hour.

Step 1: PDF icon View the Job Description

Step 2: Complete an online Application and submit by 11:59pm on Sunday, March 28, 2021

Step 3: Have one-two Faculty/Staff references complete the Reference Form by 11:59pm on Sunday, March 28, 2021. (Returning Peer Mentors do not have to complete this step). 

Peer Mentor Application: Next Steps

If you have already submitted an application to be a First Year Experience Peer Mentor, sign up for an interview via the link you will receive via email from

  • First round interviews (30 minute time-slots) will take place February 24, 2021- April 8, 2021
  • Group Orientation Day: Tuesday, April 13, 2021​​​​​​​

For all questions please contact First Year Experience at