The Peer Mentoring Program is an integral component of the academic and co-curricular student life experience at Guttman Community College. Academic Success Peer Mentors, Admissions & Access Peer Mentors, and Leadership & Service Peer Mentors all help ease the transition from high school to college, and coach students through their continued educational career while at Guttman, by role modeling positive academic practices and sharing personal tips and strategies for success. Reporting to the Associate Director of Mentoring & Student Success, peer mentors are visible, active, and invested in the development of an inclusive, academically-focused community.
Peer mentors can be found throughout the campus, from the Admissions Office to the Information Commons. Their primary responsibilities include giving tours of the College, responding to student questions, and providing focused academic support. Peer mentors are active participants in the Summer Bridge Program and first-year learning communities, and they plan and facilitate social and educational workshops for the entire campus community.
There are three types of Peer Mentors:
After your first year with us, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about becoming a paid peer mentor yourself. If you are interested in learning more about our peer mentoring program, contact Daniel Ambrose, Associate Director for Mentoring and Student Success, at 646-313-8085 or email@example.com.
To become a Peer Mentor, apply here.
Nominate someone you know for a Peer Mentor Position.
Meet our current Peer Mentor Team.