Student leaders form an important part of the Bridge community by helping promote sense of belonging, motivation, academic self-efficacy, and mindset for our scholars. They serve as role models that help bridge connections between CSP faculty, staff, and students. Students can serve in leadership roles as Residential Peer Advisors (summer only), Academic Coaches, and Residential Coordinators (summer only).
Residential Peer Advisor
Summer Bridge Scholars Program Residential Peer Advisors (PAs) live and work with incoming first year Summer Bridge Scholars students to aid them in successfully transitioning to the University of Michigan. They help Scholars develop a positive academic and social foundation. In collaboration with University Housing and Residence Education staff, they assist in developing community and upholding university and residence hall policies and standards. They also work with their assigned CSP advisor to build an effective learning environment for Scholars. Summer Bridge Scholars Program PAs receive supervision from the Summer Bridge Scholars Program Residence Coordinators and the Coordinator of Bridge Programs.
Learn more about the Residential Peer Advisor HERE and view the Residential Peer Advisor Job Description HERE.
Application available until January 30, 2017 at 11:59pm.
Apply at https://umich.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9AyQLCgR3TEuTbf.
Peer Academic Coach
Peer Academic Coaches (ACs) promote academic and social transition, academic success, experiential learning, and major exploration among first-year participants in Bridge Scholars PLUS (BSP). ACs connect with scholars on a regular basis to review academic and co-curricular goals, and to explore new learning approaches to encourage success. ACs are knowledgeable about the University of Michigan and their major and are trained to help scholars with specific academic concerns that may arise during the term. They guide scholars to academic and student life resources and encourage them to visit their academic advisors, office hours of professors, and key staff and offices on campus. ACs work to increase scholars’ success as they matriculate to graduation. ACs receive supervision from the Coordinator of Bridge Programs.
Application available January 2017.
Residence Coordinators (RC) serve as an active and visible live-in staff member for the Summer Bridge Scholars Program. The RC is responsible for the development and implementation of a residential life component for a diverse student population of approximately 290 incoming first-year students. The RC is supervised by the Coordinator of Bridge Programs and directly supervise 15 undergraduate live-in staff.
Learn more about the Residence Coordinator position HERE and view the Job Description HERE.
Application available until January 23, 2017.
Apply at www.careers.umich.edu job opening ID number 135140.