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LEAP Mentor

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Penn State

Job Location:

University Park, PA

A LEAP mentor is a current undergraduate student who assists incoming first-year students enrolled in the LEAP program with their transition to Penn State’s University Park campus during Summer Session II. Mentors provide academic support and plan enriching social activities for LEAP participants throughout the program. Mentors also work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and fellow mentors to provide LEAP students with a rewarding and memorable Penn State experience. The mentor position is challenging yet rewarding and is suitable for students who want to build their leadership skills and have a desire to positively affect the lives of incoming first-year students.

Information Sessions about the position will be held on Wednesday, December 11 at 7:00 p.m. in 134 HUB; Monday, January 20 at 7:30 p.m. in 134 HUB; and Thursday, February 13 at 7:00 p.m. in 104 Thomas Building. The review of applications will begin immediately and will be ongoing until all positions are filled.

To be considered, you must be a full-time student at University Park and be in good academic standing. You must also be available to work during Summer Session II (June 29 – August 14, 2020), attend weekly staff meetings, participate in evening and weekend activities, attend one information session (see dates above), and attend mandatory Summer Mentor Training from June 25-28. Finally, you must be highly motivated, enthusiastic, dependable, and sincere in representing Penn State the LEAP Program.

To apply, submit an online application which includes uploading a resume and cover letter. You must also submit your fall 2019 advising/unofficial transcript from LionPATH as an attachment to LEAP@psu.edu. Please contact LEAP@psu.edu with questions.

New Job Posting Process

As of January 2020, we will be transitioning to Nittany Lion Careers for internship/job postings. Employers will need to register with the site in order to post positions which can then be viewed by registered Penn State students and alumni.

If you have any questions about this new process, please contact Ross Weinreb.