Recruitment & Application

How are you leaving your mark at NAU? Join our family and become an Academic Peer Navigator to discover how your academic triumphs can help first-year students!  This is your opportunity to join a group who is making a difference on campus and in the lives of first-year Lumberjacks.  As an Academic Peer Navigator you will be able to connect with these students and become a key role model in their lives as they transition to college.
Information Sessions
    Sunday, October 2nd at 6:00pm - HLC, Room 2405
    Tuesday, October 4th at 6:00pm - HLC, Room 2405
    Tuesday, October 11th at 6:00pm - HLC, Room 2405 
Peer Coach
  • Attend assigned NAU 120/NAU 130/NAU 180 classes weekly and co-facilitate activities and lessons
  • Provide one-on-one coaching and mentoring for first-year and/or international students
  • Work approximately 11 hours per week
  • Attend related ATP events (Sex Fest, NAU Reads, etc)
  • Engage in all trainings and weekly CARE Team meetings
  • Conduct yourself professionally and ethically as a mentor on campus
Peer Instructor
  • Teach two sections of NAU 100 as the instructor 
  • Facilitate weekly lesson plans
  • Schedule and attend weekly office hours
  • Work approximately 9 hours per week
  • Engage in weekly Teaching Team meetings
  • Conduct yourself professionally and ethically as a mentor on campus

Peer Navigator Benefits

  • Gain valuable experience which connects to a variety of career paths and will enhance your resume
  • Develop transferable skills pertained to your professional and personal goals
  • Identify your leadership style, strengths and how to implement them
  • Work collaboratively and professionally with faculty and staff to identify opportunities for individual growth
  • Aid in the success and retention of first-year Lumberjacks
Peer Navigator Requirements:
  • Maintain a 3.0 cumulative and semester GPA
  • Freshman, sophomore or junior status to apply
  • Enrollment in the training class during Spring Term (Mondays 4:00pm-6:30pm)

How to Apply:

  • Complete Online Application by October 16th, 2016
  • If selected for an in person interview, you will be required to bring a paper copy of your resume and a cover letter as your “ticket in”. You may wish to begin preparing these materials in advance of scheduling an interview.
Interview Timeline:
  • Group Interviews (Applicants will come for 1 hour during one of the days/timeframes below):  October 19, 5:00pm - 8:00pm OR October 23, 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Individual Interviews: October 25 - November 4
  • Offer : November 9