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Apply to be a Peer Academic Skills Consultant

Peer Academic Skills Consultants are student leaders who assist students in a one-on-one setting with academic skill building. This is a paid opportunity.

Students interested in applying to be a Consultant must:

  • Be a Sophomore or Junior who has been at Columbia for at least 2 semesters
  • Be available for weekly meetings/training throughout Spring 2022 - Spring 2023
  • Be able to dedicate 6-8 hours a week to this position
  • Be willing to learn and apply new academic skills and strategies
  • Have the desire to help other students identify and overcome obstacles impeding academic success
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and exhibit empathy
  • Be professional, punctual and respectful

Consultants will have the opportunity to:

  • Build relationships with their peers
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Provide their peers with valuable skills and guidance
  • Help students navigate the transition into college life
  • Educate students about Columbia resources and student support services
  • Improve your own academic performance

If interested, please apply below. A personal interview is required.

Submission Deadline: Friday, February 4, 2022.

If you have any questions, please email


James H. and Christine Turk Berick Center for Student Advising


403 Alfred Lerner Hall
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Call: (212) 854-6378

Fax: (212) 854-2458

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.