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Peer Assistants

Peer Assistants are volunteers who support the Slutzker Center in its mission to support and serve Syracuse University’s international student population. 

The primary roles of a Peer Assistant are to:

  • Welcome and assist students during orientation, arrival and check-in, and throughout the orientation process.
  • Provide students with answers and/or direct them to University-affiliated resources.
  • Meet new international students.
  • Form new friendships.
  • Give back to the University community. 

To be considered, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Enrolled at Syracuse University for at least one academic semester
  • Attend training prior to beginning the Peer Assistant work
  • Be available to work a minimum of 14 hours per week during the term(s) for which they applied 

If interested, you can download the application and send your completed application to

Please note this is an unpaid volunteer opportunity.