Become a Peer Academic Advisor

The Peer Academic Advising Program is highly selective and is currently recruiting new Peer Academic Advisors for the upcoming academic year.
All second-years and above with a genuine desire to help other students are invited and encouraged to apply. Applicants should possess advanced communication skills, evidence of scholastic achievement, and a basic knowledge of his or her major, and UCI.
Selected PAA’s will have the opportunity to develop their public speaking and communication skills further, expand their knowledge of UCI’s academic programs and resources, and gain valuable leadership, organizational, and social skills. The PAA position will allow students to achieve heightened success not only here at UCI, but also, in their future endeavors. Above all, PAA’s will assume one of the most respected paid student positions on the UCI campus while providing a valuable service to other undergraduates. Apply today!

All applications must be printed and submitted in person. Simply click the link below to download the file and enter your information. More details about the position (including training dates and compensation information) can be found on the application. The deadline for applying for 2019-2020 will be Friday, January 18th, 2018 at 4:00 P.M.  Interviews will be conducted over the following weeks, and final selections and notifications will be made by the end of Week 7. If you have any additional questions about the application process or position, please contact the PAA Coordinator Rosalind Ball at (949) 824-6987 or


(Please download the application below and read all instructions thoroughly. If you are interested in applying to more than one academic unit, you must turn in a separate application to EACH of the academic units  you are interested in applying to.)

(Paper applications & job descriptions below)

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Peer Academic Advisor Application 2019-2020