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Peer Mentoring Project (MP2)

2014-2015 Peer Mentor Selection

The following timeline details the process for applying to become a Peer Mentor.  For more information on the responsibilities of this volunteer position please review the Peer Mentor Participation Agreement.

Application Process for New Peer Mentor Candidates:

Please submit an application to Allen Harrison, Associate Dean of Students for Multicultural Affairs and Accessibility Services in the Dean of Students Office at aharriso@hamilton.edu.

This process is for all candidates who have not previously served as a Peer Mentor at Hamilton, and who will be on-campus for the spring semester.  All new applicants must attend one 60 minute group interview session and one 30 minute individual interview.  The dates and times are provided below. Applicants will be assigned to a time slot for the group interview and subsequently will be contacted about an individual interview.  More information will be distributed by email.

  • Monday, January 13, 2014: Online application made available and a Peer Mentor Recruitment message sent out via email.
  • Information Sessions:  Monday, January 27th, 12 - 1 p.m. and Tuesday, January 28th, 4-5 p.m.  Both sessions will be held in KJ 104.
  • Monday, February 3, 2014: All applications are due by 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 8, 2014: Group interviews will take place between 10 a.m. & 4 p.m.  Candidates will be assigned an interview time.  All candidates must attend at their assigned time.
  • Monday, February 10-Friday, February 21, 2014: New applicants are required to schedule and attend an individual interview session with the Associate Dean of Students for Multicultural Affairs and Accessibility Services, senior peer mentor or other designee.  Sessions will last approximately 30 minutes.
  • Monday, February 24, 2014-Friday, February 28, 2014: Decision notifications will be sent by email to all candidates.

Application Process for Returning Peer Mentor Candidates:

This process is for all Peer Mentors who have served as a Peer Mentor in the past and wish to return.  Application for returning Peer Mentor Candidates is available here.

  • Monday, January 13, 2014: Peer Mentor Recruitment message sent out via email.
  • Monday, February 3, 2014: All applications are due by 4 p.m.
  • Monday, February 24, 2014-Friday, February 28, 2014: Decision notifications will be sent by email to all candidates.

Application Process for Students Studying Away/Aboard during the spring 2014 semester:

For New Peer Mentor applicants who will not be able to take part in the regular selection process because they will be off-campus during the spring semester.  Group interviews for new applicants will be conducted by appointment via phone or Skype .  Additionally, candidates will be sent individual interview questions and will be asked to send answers back by email.  All dates above apply.

For Returning Peer Mentor applicants, who have served as a Peer Mentor in the past and wish to return, all dates above apply.

For more information contact Associate Dean of Students for Multicultural Affairs and Accessibility Services Allen Harrison at aharriso@hamilton.edu or 315-859-4021, ext. 4021 on-campus.