Warrington Welcome (Intro to Business)

WW Peer Leader Application Process – Summer B 2019 Positions

Peer Leaders co-teach Warrington Welcome (Intro to Business) and assist students by serving as a peer advisor, role model, and a representative of the Warrington College of Business.  Through formal training and hands-on experience, peer leaders develop critical skills (organization, public speaking, creativity, adaptability, etc.) that are highly valued by employers and graduate schools.

 Peer Leader Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a positive and enthusiastic attitude, and a commitment to helping new students:

    • Successfully transition into Warrington and UF

    • Develop a plan to make the most of their undergraduate career

  • Serve as a role model of the college and maintain a non-biased representation of the university

  • Maintain a positive and professional personal brand through words, actions, and social media

  • Collaborate with your Staff Instructor in all aspects of course planning and execution, exhibiting responsibility, dependability, and timeliness

  • Prepare and present well-organized presentations, discussions, and activities on course topics

  • Be accessible to and build a strong rapport with your students in and outside of class including one-on-one meetings

  • Communicate accurate and timely information to students and your Staff Instructor, check and respond to their emails on a daily basis

  • Attend all classes and complete all assignments in the Warrington Welcome Peer Leader Training Course

  • Attend all of the other Peer Leader required events (listed below) including the Peer Leader Retreat, Monthly forums, Networking and Matching Events, Annual WW Training, Heavener Convocation

  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

Eligibility:

  • Undergraduate student in the Warrington College of Business

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

  • Completed or currently enrolled in Warrington Welcome (GEB 2015: Intro to Business)


Required Events and Dates:

In addition to responsibilities associated with teaching, Peer Leaders must attend and actively participate in the following:

  • Warrington Welcome Forum: Monday, October 29th from 5-6pm

  • Peer Leader Retreat: November 9, 2018 (time TBD)

  • Warrington Welcome Forum: Monday, December 3rd from 5-6pm

  • Successfully complete the Spring 2019 Training Course (Wednesdays Periods 3-4: 9:35am-11: 30 am)

  • Warrington Welcome Forum: Monday, January 14th from 5-6pm

  • Staff Instructor & Peer Leader Matching Breakfast (TBD – January 2019)
  • Warrington Welcome Forum: Monday, February 18th from 5-6pm

  • Warrington Welcome Forum: Monday, March 18th from 5-6pm

  • Warrington Welcome Forum: Monday, April 15th from 5-6pm

  • Freshman Business Leadership Symposium: Saturday, February 9th from 8:00am-2: 00 pm

  • Annual WW Training (TBD – Spring 2019)

 

Peer Leader Recruitment Dates

  • Peer Leader Meet and Greet Information Session: Wednesday, September 19th at 6:30 pm in Heavener 230

  • Online Application is Due: Monday, October 8th by 11:59 pm

  • One-on-one Interviews: Tuesday, October 23rd and Wednesday, October 24th

  • Group Interview: Thursday, October 25th from 6:00-8: 00 pm

  • Final Decisions Released: Friday, October 26th


Application Components: Due October 8th by 11:59 pm

1. Video application

Get creative and show us your passion for and interest in this position, while answering the four questions below.  Your video should be no longer than four minutes long. You will submit this through the online written application

  • Tell us about yourself

  • Why do you want to be a Peer Leader?

  • What has been your most meaningful classroom experience?

  • What is one thing you would change about the Warrington Welcome experience?

Video Application Examples from the current Peer Leaders:

2. Online written application

3. Recommendation form from your WW Instructor or Peer Leader

  • This must be your WW Instructor or Peer Leader if you are a freshman. If you are a sophomore or junior involved in HLC, Enactus, FLA, LDP, BUMP, or BEA, your CLP or Program Advisor may submit this recommendation for you.
  • You will need to send the recommendation form to your recommender. The form is due on October 8th at 11:59 pm.

 

Individuals selected to advance to the second round will be invited to an individual interview and a group interview. All candidates are encouraged to attend our Meet and Greet event on September 19th in Heavener 230 at 6:30 pm to learn more. 

 

Thank you for your interest in applying to be a Peer Leader!  For questions, please email warringtonwelcomecouncil@gmail.com