Application Information

These offices have all contribute to the Peer Leader Committee. Here is the information on the peer leader opportunities that they have available for the 2016-2017 year.

Academic Support Center
Admissions
Alumni Annual Fund
Alumni Relations
Career Center
Center for Community & Civic Engagement
Office of the Chaplain
Gender & Sexuality Center
Library/Humanities Center/ITS
Office of Intercultural & International Life
Residential Life (RAs & SWAs)
Student Activities Office
Summer Academic Programs
Sustainability Assistants
TRIO/SSS

Academic Support Center

Math Skills Center Tutor

Contact: Erik Warren, x4027

Applications due: TBD
Interview dates: TBD
Decisions made by: TBD

Application link: http://apps.carleton.edu/campus/asc/msc/jobapplication/
Off-campus study is permitted.
Position is paid standard student work rate.

The main duty of a Math Skills Center tutor is to assist students who are having difficulty understanding a mathematical concept or concepts and are thus unable to solve the problem or problems they're working on. The tutor must be comfortable with moving about the Lab and asking students how they are doing and if they need any help. If help is requested, tutors must be able to fill in the mathematical background that the students lack and help them move forward in their efforts to solve the problem.

Writing Consultant

Contact: Erik Warren, x4027

Applications due: by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 1, 2016 (If off-campus Spring '16, application is due by 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2, 2016)br /> Interview dates: April 4 - April 15 (Applicants off-campus Spring '16 will interview March 7 - March 11)
Decisions made by: April 21, 2016

Application link: https://apps.carleton.edu/campus/asc/writingcenter/writingconsultant/
Off-campus study is permitted. (For first year consultants, you must be available Fall Term.)
Position is paid standard student work rate.

Writing Consultants assist students with a variety of writing-related tasks and work in a variety of contexts: (1) as Writing Assistants assigned to work with students in specific courses, (2) as tutors in the Writing Center, and (3) as tutors of non-native speakers of English. Writing Consultants are strong academic writers who have both the empathy and training to assist fellow writers. Consultants also possess the intellectual curiosity and the desire to better their tutoring skills through participation in an ongoing conversation about tutoring practices and composition theory.

Admissions

Admissions Fellow (Summer and/or Fall)

Contact: Adam Webster, x4517

Applications due: Friday, February 19 (or Feb. 3 if you'll be off-campus spring term)
Interview dates: Rolling
Decisions made by: Spring Term

Application link: go.carleton.edu/fellowsapp

Off-campus study is permitted.

Position is paid standard student work rate.

Ever wonder how Admissions builds an incoming class of students? Here's your chance to find out...and help out. Summer and Fall Fellows interview prospective students, lead campus tours (no experience necessary), and assist with other tasks as assigned. This is a paid position, for either summer OR fall. Applications are available at go.carleton.edu/fellowsapp, and are limited to rising seniors.

Schiller Society Campus Tour Guide

Contact: Ingrid Hofeldt, hofeldti

Applications due: Friday, February 12, 2016
Interview dates: Tuesday, February 16-Tuesday, March 1
Decisions made by: End of Winter Term

Application link: https://apps.carleton.edu/student/orgs/schiller/
Off-campus study is permitted. (For first year consultants, you must be available Fall Term.)
Volunteer

Remember the awesome tour you had when you were a prospie visiting Carleton for the first time? Well here's your chance to BE the awesome tour guide! Help show prospective students what Carleton College is all about! Campus tour guides volunteer for a single one-hour slot each week. This is a volunteer position, but we will reward you with food and treats each term. Gain great communication skills while sharing your Carleton experience. No prior experience necessary. Note: First year students must be available Fall Term.

Alumni Annual Fund

Student and Alumni Programming Committee

Contact: Seth Goodspeed, x5489

Applications due: ongoing

Off-campus study is permitted.
Position is paid the standard student rate.

Seeking Freshmen and Sophomore students interested in working as a caller with Carleton's Student Calling Program (SCP). This is a 10 hr/wk position with Sunday afternoon and weekday evening hours. Primary responsibilities: develop a working knowledge of the Alumni Annual Fund and its goals, learn SmartCall software, make successful solicitation calls with confidence and professionalism, positively represent and communicate the Carleton student experience. Secondary responsibilities: become familiar to and an advocate for Alumni Relations programs and resources and alumni volunteer opportunities. Supervisor positions available for returning callers. Skills learned through the SCP are easily transferrable to any non-profit work, team management, political advocacy, campaign management, and sales. 

Alumni Relations


Reunion Student Staff

Contact: Erin Updike, x5602

Applications due: Wednesday, April 6 at 5 pm

Interview dates: N/A
Decisions made by: May 1

Application link: go.carleton.edu/workreunion

both hourly and stipend positions available

Off-campus study is permitted.

Every June, Carleton and the Office of Alumni Relations welcomes back over 2,000 alumni and family members for Reunion. The entire campus is taken over for Reunion activities, with alumni staying in all of the residence halls. Student Staff are integral to the success of the weekend; we couldn't do it without you!

Positions include Class Hospitality Hosts, Reunion Assistants, Shuttle Drivers, Camp Carleton Counselors, and much more! Room and board provided June 15-19 only (checkout June 19, additional work and housing option available)

Alumni Council Student Representative

Contact: Catie Gardner, x5690

Applications due: Monday, April 4, 2016
Interview dates: April 6-18
Decisions made by: Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Application link: https://apps.carleton.edu/alumni/council/studentrep/
Off-campus study is permitted.
Volunteer

The mission of the Alumni Council is to encourage, support, and promote useful and active stewardship of the resources and affairs of Carleton College by all Association members.

Student representatives on the Alumni Council create close relationships between students and alumni, and provide student input into Council deliberations and priorities. Student representatives must attend Council meetings held on campus (Fall and Spring) and serve on the Student Alumni Programming Board where they will provide and implement ideas for student-alumni connections.We will be looking for creative and motivated students from the Class of 2018 to serve for their Junior and Senior years on the Alumni Council.


MCAN Student Representative

Contact: Emily McAdam, x4274

Applications due: March 31
Interview dates: TBD
Decisions made by: April 15

Application link: https://apps.carleton.edu/alumni/mcan/join_us/students/
Off-campus study is permitted.
Volunteer

The purpose of Carleton’s Multicultural Alumni Network is to broaden and support the College’s overall educational, admissions, career, and fundraising programs, particularly as these programs relate to the enrichment of its students and alumni of color. Allies to these endeavors are welcomed.

Student representatives on the MCAN Board create close relationships between students and alumni, and provide student input into board deliberations and priorities. Requirements for student representatives can be found on our website.

We are specifically seeking creative and motivated students from the classes of 2018 and 2019, but all students are welcome to apply

Career Center (CC)

Student Career Assistant (SCA)

Contact Person: Chavonna Savage-Clowney x5510

Applications due: February 22nd, 2016
Interview dates: March 1st-March 3rd
Decisions made by: Friday, March 11th

Application Link: http://apps.carleton.edu/career/about/career_advisors/apply/
Off-campus study is permitted.
Student Work Award

Student Career Assistants welcome students to the Career Center. SCAs assist students on a walk-in basis and answer basic questions about: exploring majors and occupations, pursuing internships and jobs (both domestic and international), locating gap-year opportunities, writing and editing cover letters & resumes, preparing for interviews, networking effectively, applying for funding for internships, and other career-related topics. SCAs hold office hours in the Career Center, as well as in the library and other locations on campus.

Each Student Career Assistant will participate as a member of a project team. SCAs can choose a project team according to career/skill-based preference. Examples of teams include: Internship Team, Management Team, Marketing Team, and others. Each SCA will also assist with Career Center events and programs, and lead career-related workshops and hall programs. Each Student Career Assistant will be assigned some amount of work time sitting at the front desk of the Career Center to greet students to our office, answer phones, direct appointments and walk-ins, schedule appointments on staff calendars for students, post job and internship announcements, track event participation, hang posters, and monitor the Career Center email inbox. To be effective in this work, SCAs will draw on their training in answering basic career development questions, and will receive ongoing training about events and activities offered by the Center each week.

Center for Community & Civic Engagement

Center for Community and Civic Engagement (CCCE) Fellow

Contact: Laura Riehle-Merrill, x4028

Applications due: Monday, April 4th 2016
Interview dates: Mid April
Decisions made by: Friday, April 22nd 2016

Application link: https://apps.carleton.edu/campus/ccce//
Fellows may engage in off-campus studies, but we'll give preference to candidates who will be on-campus all year.
Student Work Award

Fellows may engage in off-campus studies, but we'll give preference to candidates who will be on-campus all year. 5-10 hours per week, paid.

Carleton's Center for Community and Civic Engagement (CCCE) Fellows work with Carleton students, faculty, staff, and local community partners in a wide range of roles supporting community engagement, academic civic engagement, and policy work. Fellows in the CCCE work in the following issue areas: education, political engagement, community development, food, sustainability, assessment, arts and humanities, and health. In addition, several Fellows support the dynamic, ongoing functions of the Center.

Office of the Chaplain

Chaplain’s Associate

Contact:  Carolyn Fure-Slocum, x4003

Applications due: April 4, 2016
Interview dates: April 5-19, 2016
Decisions made by: April 20, 2016

Application Link: http://apps.carleton.edu/campus/chaplain/chaplains_associates/job_description/
Off-campus study is permitted.
8-10 hours per week, paid.

Chaplains' Associates are a vital part of the team working to enhance religious diversity and deepen the spiritual and ethical life of the campus. CAs assist in planning and carrying out the programs of the Office of the Chaplain through promotion, participation, and teamwork. CAs also serve as liaisons to student religious groups and are attentive to the religious and spiritual needs of the campus. Special projects may be assigned based on interest.

Gender & Sexuality Center (GSC)

Gender & Sexuality Center Associate (GSCA)   

Contact:  Tegra Straight, x6830

Applications due: April 4, 2016
Interview dates: April 11-15, 2016
Decisions made by: April 20, 2016

Application link: go.carleton.edu/gsc
Off-campus study is permitted.
10 hours per week, paid. 

The GSC is looking for creative, friendly, and talented peer leaders! Peer leaders in the GSC help with all aspects of the office, including event planning, peer education, program coordination, publicity, and office upkeep. Issues related to the mission of the GSC, but not limited to, include gender, sexuality, sexual violence prevention, survivor support, and LGBTQA+ identities.

GSC Liaison & Q&A House Manager   

Contact:  Tegra Straight, x6830

Applications due: March 28, 2016
Interview dates: March 29-31, 2016
Decisions made by: April 1, 2016

Application link: go.carleton.edu/gsc
Off-campus study is permitted.
10 hours per week, paid. 

The GSC and Residential Life are looking for a creative, talented, and organized individual to serve as the House Manager for Queers & Allies (Q&A) House and serve as a Liaison to the GSC. In collaboration with other residents of the house the Houses Manager will uphold the mission and goals established for Q&A House and work with the Office of Residential Life to meet all administrative and facility needs of the house.

GSC Liaison & WA House Manager   

Contact:  Tegra Straight, x6830

Applications due: March 28, 2016
Interview dates: March 29-31, 2016
Decisions made by: April 1, 2016

Application link: go.carleton.edu/gsc
Off-campus study is permitted.
10 hours per week, paid. 

The GSC and Residential Life are looking for a creative, talented, and organized individual to serve as the House Manager for Women’s Advocacy (WA) House and serve as a Liaison to the GSC. In collaboration with other residents of the house the Houses Manager will uphold the mission and goals established for WA House and work with the Office of Residential Life to meet all administrative and facility needs of the house.

Library/Humanities Center/ITS

Digital Humanities Associate

Contact: Iris Jastram, x7105

Applications due: Monday, April 4th
Interview dates: April 5th-14th
Decisions made by: April 15th

Application link: http://goo.gl/forms/meF7P7kqlp

Off-campus study is permitted.
Standard student work pay

Digital Humanities Associates engage in a wide array of projects, collaborating closely with faculty who conduct arts and humanities research and teach using digital methods and tools. For examples of past projects, see our project gallery: https://apps.carleton.edu/humanities/digital/projects/ DHAs may function as Research Assistants for digital humanities projects, they may function as TAs for arts and humanities courses with a major digital component, or they may consult with researchers about projects or assignments.

Office of Intercultural & International Life

OIIL Peer Leader

Contact: Michael Hodges, x4014

Applications due: April 4, 2016 (if gone Spring Term, submit by February 22, 2016)
Interview dates: April 4-15, 2016
Decisions made by: April 20, 2016

Application link: http://apps.carleton.edu/campus/intercultural/connections/
Off-campus study is not permitted.
Position is paid standard student work rate.

OIIL Peer Leaders will serve as mentors to new students and are required to arrive on campus a few days prior to International Student Orientation for training. OIIL Peer Leaders will attend ISO and New Student Week events, and meet with their mentees throughout the academic year. Stipend, housing and food will be covered during ISO and NSW.

OIIL Peer Leaders plan and organize events such as Chili Night and social gatherings, as well as create and maintain an open and accessible environment. OIIL Peer Leaders serve as liaisons between first-year students of color and International students and the academic, social, and cultural support services on campus and throughout Northfield.  OIIL Peer Leaders may apply to live in Stimson House, the Intercultural Center

Residential Life

Resident Assistant (RA)                  

Contact: Kari Scheurer or Amy Sillanpa, x4072

Applications due: February 23, 5 p.m. (February 16, 5 p.m. if off campus during Spring 2016)
Interview dates: March 29-30
Decisions made by: April 20

Application link:  http://go.carleton.edu/BeAnRA
Off-campus study is permitted.

Act as a resource person for 20-40 students on a residence hall floor or in a campus house. Perform many functions including: community development and education, peer advisor, role model, crisis manager, and administrative assistant.

Resident Assistants are provided with opportunities to enhance and acquire skills in areas such as: interpersonal communication, organization and time management, group/educational programming facilitation, conflict resolution, and leadership development.

Student Wellness Advocate (SWA)

Contact: Rae Horton, rhorton / X4500; or Sarah Weiler, sweiler / 4093

Applications and resume due: April 4, 2016   
Interview dates: April 11-15, 2016 Decisions made by: April 20

If you will be gone Spring Term 2015, please email Rae or Sarah no later than March 2, 2015 so we can set up an interview prior to your departure.

Application link:  https://apps.carleton.edu/campus/swa/apply/

Off-campus study is permitted; Student Work Study

SWAs plan and facilitate workshops, table at Sayles/Rec Center, provide health related information campaigns, and coordinate the Winter Health Fair. These programs and many others focus on physical health, mental health, sexual health, and substance use. Fall training is mandatory for all SWAs; it takes place during the two weeks leading up to the first day of classes Fall Term. p>

 

Student Activities Office

Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB), Program Assistants

Contact: Ana Sontag, x4462

Applications and resume due: April 4, 2016
Interview dates: April 11-15, 2016
Decisions made by: April 20, 2016

Application link: go.carleton.edu/activities

Off-campus study is permitted.
Up to 10 hours per week, paid.
Mandatory training paid. 

All Program Assistants lead a specific interest area (e.g. Music & Dance, Art & Film, Marketing & Graphic Design, Leadership & Intercultural Programs, The Cave, etc.) and help in planning and implementing of large campus-wide events. Collectively, Program Assistants form the Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB) and serve as a student voice for activities and special events at Carleton. By complementing what is learned in the classroom, these positions provide a wide range of opportunities for Program Assistants to grow and develop a better understanding of self and others, as part of a larger, global community. Additionally, Program Assistants assist a few hours each week with staffing the Student Activities Office in support of other Carleton students, staff, and faculty. All Program Assistants have flexible ho! urs, however some night and weekend hours are required.

New Student Week (NSW), Program Assistants

Contact: Sarah Wojnicki, x4462

Applications and resume due: April 4, 2016
Interview dates: April 7-8, 2016
Decisions made by: April 13, 2016

Application link: go.carleton.edu/activities

Off-campus study is not permitted.
Up to 40 hours per week, paid.
Mandatory training paid. 

NSW Program Assistants work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students in creating an exciting, educational, and memorable NSW experience for all participants. Collectively, these individuals share a common desire to assist and welcome new students during their transition to Carleton. NSW Program Assistants work full-time in the Student Activities Office throughout the summer while preparing for New Student Week and coordinating the efforts of NSW Leaders. In addition to working with NSW, Program Assistants will coordinate programming opportunities for students staying on campus throughout the summer. These experiences may include Twins games, trips to the Mall of America, and other on or off-campus events. No off-campus study permitted during the spring and summer.

New Student Week (NSW) Leader Volunteer Position
Contact: Sarah Wojnicki, x4462

Applications and resume due: April 18, 2016
Interview dates: April 25-26, 2016
Decisions made by: May 13, 2016

Application link: go.carleton.edu/activities

Not a paid position.
Mandatory training paid. 

New Student Week Leaders assist with various aspects of New Student Week, such as leading small group discussions, providing campus tours, and serving as a positive role model for new students as they transition to life at Carleton. These energetic and resourceful student leaders work collaboratively in welcoming the incoming class and ensuring that the New Student Week experience is exciting and beneficial for all participants. In addition to providing an invaluable service to the incoming class, NSW Leaders further develop their leadership skills and knowledge of Carleton resources and opportunities.

Note: This volunteer position requires a 10-day commitment for September 1-11, 2016. On-campus housing and meals are provided for those for those scheduled to live on-campus fall term 2016. Off-campus study or other work responsibilities are not permitted during training or New Student Week.

Summer Academic Programs

Program/Community Assistant

Contact: Amanda Williams, x4038

Applications due: April 8, 2016
Interview dates: TBD
Decisions made by: End of April

Application link: go.carleton.edu/summer/employment

Off-campus study is not permitted.
Compensation is $2300 maximum

The Office of Summer Academic Programs hosts about 1,500 people each summer at Carleton College, including high school teachers, college students from Japan, high school students, and conference attendees. We provided administrative support and event supervision to the many programs running on campus, including housing, staffing, arrival/departure coordination, event coordination, and program materials production. We welcome applicants who are friendly, cooperative, resourceful, enthusiastic, organized. This position is open to current Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors. Freshman who are alumni of a Carleton Summer Program are also encouraged to apply.

Research/Rhetoric Assistant

Contact: Amanda Williams, x4038

Applications due: April 15, 2016
Interview dates: TBD
Decisions made by: TBD

Application link: go.carleton.edu/summer/employment

Off-campus study is not permitted.
Paid position

This spring the following programs will be looking for summer research assistants: Language and Global Issues Summer Institute, Summer Quantitative Reasoning Institute, Carleton Summer Science Institute, Summer Computer Science Institute, Summer Writing Program, and the Summer Humanities Institute. The positions are paid with summer room & board during the duration of the Program/Institute.

Sustainability

Sustainability Assistants

Contact: Martha Larson, x7893

Applications due: TBA
Interview dates: TBA
Decisions made by: TBA

Application Link: http://apps.carleton.edu/sustainability/about/sta/
Off-campus study is permitted.
5-10 hours per week, paid.

Sustainability Assistants carry out campus-wide sustainability initiatives and serve as a resource for the Carleton community. STAs report to Carleton's Manager of Campus Energy and Sustainability and work out of the STA office (aka "the STA-ffice") in the Facilities Building. Positions are part-time (5 hrs/wk) or full-time (10 hrs/wk) and focus on 1-2 specific areas (water, food, waste, energy, transportation, etc.) and all STAs assist with planning major events like Green Wars and Earth Week.

TRIO/SSS

TRIO/Student Support Services Peer Leader

Contact: Melanie Cashin, x7989
Applications due: April 4, 2016
Interview dates: April 5-15, 2016
Decisions made by: April 20, 2016

Application link: https://docs.google.com/a/carleton.edu/forms/d/1zjcTU7GMK-MxhoOGOPHKSVKCh7ItzOUB5IV0tnsHTGw/viewform?c=0&w=1

Student Work Award

Off-Campus Study allowed

TRIO/SSS Peer Leaders are student leaders who represent the TRIO Community. This position is a ten-hour a week commitment for three terms (fall, winter and spring; study abroad permitted during winter or spring term). TRIO Peer Leaders are required to:

-Be a TRIO/SSS current student

-Serve as a mentor to TRIO first-year students

-Be an active participant in the TRIO/SSS community as well as the Carleton community

-Attend weekly staff meetings

-Plan/implement TRIO community-building events, including a community service project

-Plan and engage the campus community in a socioeconomic topic (i.e. Class Act)

-Collaborate across campus departments (with the assistance of other peer leaders) to raise awareness about TRIO