Become a Leader!

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Fairmont State peer educators and peer mentors are an important aspect to the Falcon education. Connect with students, learn leadership skills, and change lives!

Peer educators are expected to work a minimum of five hours a week, at least two hours at a time. Students are hired for the entirety of the academic year. Peer educators are expected to work professionally and protect confidential student information. Training opportunities will be offered for you to expand your skill set in tutoring, leadership, communication, and education.


  • Perform individual and group tutoring.
  • Assist students in improving study skills and learning strategies.
  • Promote self-directed learning and independent learners.
  • Refer students as needed to other Center or campus resources.
  • Assist in Center marketing efforts.


  • 2.8 overall institution GPA.
  • A or B in any course you plan to tutor in.
  • Minimum of a sophomore standing and not a first-semester student.
  • Resume
  • At least one letter of recommendation from a current Fairmont State faculty member
  • Cover letter

Students who are interested should visit All letters of recommendation should be emailed to with an appropriate subject line.

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