Home Campus Directory | A-Z Index

Applications are now available! Completed applications are due by 5:00 p.m., Friday, February 28th

Peer Leaders

What is a Peer Leader?

A Peer Leader is a current full-time student that exemplifies and upholds Penn State's mission, core values, and school spirit. Peer Leaders are a critical component to the transition and success of our new students and serve as vital student leaders by guiding new students through Orientation, Move-In Day, and New Student Day.

What are the benefits?

  • Paid position ($8.50/hr) - up to 20 hours per week
  • Resume builder
  • Great way to get involved on campus
  • Learn about resources on campus
  • Make new friends and build relationships /

What type of time commitment should I expect?

Thursday, May 8th 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday, May 9th 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
*Both sessions required attendance

New Student Orientation: Tuesday, June 24th-Friday, June 27th
Tuesday, July 15th-Friday, July 18th
Tuesday, August 5th-Wednesday, August 6th
Tuesday, August 19th-Friday, August 22nd

What are the requirements to apply?

Interested applicants must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher and submit a completed application by 5:00 p.m., Friday, February 28th.  Applications are available in the Student Development Center (SUB 101).

Incomplete and/or late applications will not be considered.

*To obtain assistance with your resume and cover letter, please schedule an appointment with Brenda Schultz, student personal and career counselor, 724-773-3959, or stop by the Student Development Center, room 101, Student Union Building, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Click here to find out more about the current 2012-2013 Peer Leaders.

Adrijana Vukelic
Amanda Palombo
Corey Wright
Dan Trzcianka
Morgan Brown
Nick Anderegg
Paul Toma
Ryan Hudacsak