Warrington Welcome (Intro to Business)

WW Peer Leader Application Process – Summer B 2018 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 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 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)

 

Requirements:

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

  • Peer Leader Retreat
  • Monthly forums on Monday evenings
  •      Human Library
  • Networking and matching events
  • Annual WW Training
  • Spring 2018 –  Complete the Peer Leader Training Course (GEB 4932)
  • Heavener Convocation

Required Events and Dates:

  • Monday, December 4, 5:00pm – Monthly Forum

Successfully complete the Spring 2018 Training Course (Mondays Periods 3-4: 9:35am-11:30am)

  • Monday, January 22, 5:00pm – Monthly Forum
  •      Thursday, January 25, 8:30am– Matching Breakfast
  •      Saturday, February 10, 8:00am-2:00pm – Symposium
  •      Monday, February 26, 5:00pm – Monthly Forum
  • Friday, March 16, 8:30am-12:00pm – Annual WW Training
  • Monday, March 26, 5:00pm – Monthly Forum
  • Monday, April 16, 5:00pm – Monthly Forum
  • August 2018 TBA – Convocation

  Peer Leader Recruitment Dates

  • Online Application is Due: Sunday, November 26 by 12:00 noon
  • On-on-one Interviews: Friday, December 1

 

Application Components: Due November 26 at Noon

1. Video application

Get creative and show us your passion for and interest in this position, while answering the four questions below.  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 Warrington Welcome Council  

Danielle Karnbach

Nina Doyle

 

2. Online written application

3. Recommendation form from your WW Instructor or Peer Leader

Individuals selected to advance to the second round will be invited to an individual interview.  All candidates are encouraged to attend our Meet and Greet event to learn more. 

 

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