Become a Program Assistant or Peer Scholar

We invite students to apply for our program assistant and peer scholar positions! Program assistants and peer scholars play an integral part in advancing the mission of ACE and the Office of Intercultural Affairs.

Students who work for ACE are interested in issues of educational access, diversity, and inclusion. They also wish to apply their preexisting skills and broaden their administrative and leadership capacity. Program Assistant execute various administrative projects, tasks, and responsibilities. Peer Scholars serve as orientation leaders, peer advisors and instructors, recruiters, and more.

Benefits

  • The gratification of supporting the success of underrepresented students on the path to master's and doctoral studies.
  • Firsthand access and insight to internship, scholarship, and undergraduate research listings; resources on graduate and professional school; regional and national conferences; ACE-sponsored events; and other valuable resources.
  • Transferable administrative and leadership development skills.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must meet the following qualifications, at a minimum, to be considered:

  • Eligible for work-study
  • Interest in the mission of the ACE program and the Office of Intercultural Affairs.
  • Interest in advancing the educational goals of underrepresented students.
  • Responsible, highly teachable, and capable of working on a team as well as autonomously.

Refer to each position summary for additional qualifications.

"Working as a program assistant has been extremely rewarding, I have made many connections to people that I would have otherwise never met. I have learned transferable skills that will help me in my future academic endeavors. Working here has given me a sense of community and I feel like I belong to something greater than myself."