Information for Peer Leaders
The New Student Seminar (NESS 100 ) provides exciting opportunities for York college student peer leaders.
Peer Leaders are hired to facilitate the NESS 100 (College Survival and Success), a seminar to introduce first year students to the College experience. The time commitment for the Peer Leader role includes training in January, participation in the New Student Orientation (January 16), and online and face-to-face meetings throughout the spring semester.The position comes with a stipend as well as professional development and networking opportunities.
NESS 100 Peer Leaders use their positive attitude, exemplary academic work, interpersonal skills, and personal experience to assist first-year students in their transition to university life. Peer leaders pair up with an Academic Liaison and help educate students on topics including campus involvement, time management, critical thinking, campus resources, and more.
Fall 2018 Peer Leaders