Peer Advisor Application

Apply here to be a Study Abroad Peer Advisor during the 2017-2018 academic year! Students interested in becoming a Peer Advisor must complete and submit an online application by Friday, August 4th.

QUALIFICATIONS/ELIGIBILITY

  • Applicants must be available to participate in a required orientation, which will be on Friday, August 11th (if you aren't available for this date, we will set up an alternate time).
  • Previous participation on a Southern Miss study abroad program
  • Ability to take initiative, to advise students in a truthful and accurate manner, to uphold the policies and procedures of USM and the OSA, and to represent the office in a professional manner
  • A positive attitude, open mind, and enthusiasm for experiences abroad!
  • Commitment to work the entire semester or academic year
  • Willingness to work flexible hours (including weekends and evenings)

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Students must complete and submit an online application by Friday, August 4th.

Please note that an email of support from your study abroad director/professor is due by midnight, Monday, August 7th, 2017 as well. 

The Office of Study Abroad will inform applicants of the selection results by Thursday, August 10th, 2017.