DUS NSO Peer Adviser

DUS Peer Advisers for 2019

Summer NSO Peer Advising Position

The DUS Summer Peer Adviser team will play an important role in helping to promote a positive awareness of the exploratory educational experience and well-informed decision making before entering colleges/majors.  

Please note that during the current COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be hiring for these positions. Once we are able to hold in-person orientation sessions, we will open the application process again. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide instruction and guidance to incoming first-year students enrolling in summer and fall courses using LionPATH
  • Greet and check-in students, parents, and family members upon their arrival to the afternoon DUS College Advising Meeting
  • Assist DUS advisers with NSO presentations for students and/or family members
  • Assist with other areas of NSO as needed
  • Actively engage with students and their families while providing information, instruction, and a welcoming atmosphere
  • Maintain student confidentiality

All applicants should be able to demonstrate:

  • communication skills
  • strong leadership skills
  • professionalism
  • knowledge of the University's academic structure and student resources
  • an ability to work well with others

Benefits and Rewards

  • Develop/improve public speaking skills
  • Opportunity to network with DUS advisers and university staff
  • Gain leadership experience


Questions can be  directed to Tanja St. Pierre at txs181@psu.edu or Rebekka Kuhn at rcs5081@psu.edu