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Student Leadership

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).

Undergraduate Positions

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. 

View the Residential Peer Advisor Job Description HERE

Thank you for your interest in the Residential Peer Advisor position.  Our application process is now closed.


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. 

View the Peer Academic Coach Job Description HERE.

Thank you for your interest in the Peer Academic Coach position. 

To apply please submit your resume with a cover letter. Please review the job description to answer questions that should be included within the cover letter. All resumes and cover letters must be submitted no later than March 1, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. Late applications will not be considered. 

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Graduate Positions

Residence Coordinator

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 400 incoming first-year students. The RC is supervised by the Coordinator of Bridge Programs and directly supervise 18 undergraduate live-in staff.

View the Residence Coordinator Job Description HERE

Thank you for your interest in the Residential Coordinator position.  Our application process is now closed.


How to Apply, job opening ID number 182817, available January 9, 2020. 

A cover letter and list of three professional references are required for consideration for this position and should be attached as part of your resume.