What do peer mentors do?
Emory Peer Mentors:
- Support undergraduate researchers participating in the Research Partners Programs (RPP)
- Support Graduate Fellows in teaching and mentoring.
- Work with a small subset of Research Partners and serve as a TA for Graduate Fellows.
What are the responsibilities of a peer mentor?
A peer mentor’s responsibilities include:
- Lead an RPP session and meeting one-on-one with the Grad Fellow and RPPs.
- Give feedback to RPPs and facilitate small group interactions.
- Participate in weekly RPP meetings and in Undergraduate Research Programs (URP) committees
- Support URP events.
Peer Mentors provide a valuable resource to Research Partners by providing mentorship and sharing their own experiences as previous Research Partners.
Students may participate as a Peer Mentor using work study or for course credit.
- Research Partner Program alumnus.
- In good standing with research group.
- Registered for 18 credit hours or less including SIRE 299.
- Attendance and participation in weekly SIRE 299 class.
- One on one mentoring with RPPs.
- Participation in Fall and Spring Symposium and other URP events.