Become a Psychology Peer Mentor!

Deadline to apply extended to April 25th @ Noon

Benefits:

· Earn a total of 6 units of Psychology practicum credit (-94 series, course number dependent upon the student's class standing) during the fall and spring semesters. 3 credits in Fall 2014 and 3 credits in Spring 2015

· Receive valuable training and experience working in a University setting

· Learn basic counseling skills (interviewing, reflective listening) as well as skills and competencies necessary to be an effective and knowledgeable mentor

· Become more involved with the Psychology Department and other departments on campus

· Obtain valuable information to prepare for graduate school in Psychology or other areas of interest

Qualifications:

· Psychology major Junior or Senior status during the 2014-15 academic year

· Completed a minimum of 9 units in Psychology coursework

(at least 6 units at the U of A)

· Minimum 2.5 GPA in cumulative and Psychology GPA’s

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

· Highly dependable and punctual

· Ability to give 2 semester (Fall 2014 and Spring 2015) commitment to the Psychology Peer Mentor Program

· Able to participate in a mandatory 2-day training session on Wednesday, August 20th and Thursday, August 21st, 2014 from 9-4 and a 1-day training session on January 13th, 2015 from 9-4

Extended Deadline for application: 12:00 pm, Friday, April 25th, 2014