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Become a Peer Lead

Join Our Team!

Current PLUS Center Peer Lead Positions are on APRecruit. Read the requirements below. Then, visit our job board at APRecruit for the job description and application or get a direct link from a recruitment flyer via social media.

For Current Intern Jobs at PLUS Center, visit Center for Career & Professional Advancement and click on Handshake for openings.

How do I know if a Peer Led Undergraduate Study (PLUS) position is open?

To see if a Peer Lead/tutor position is open in the subject you are interested in, inquire at PLUS Center in KL 201 or contact the Coordinator of PLUS. Check APRecruit online for position details. Have all of your documents ready for upload, so you won’t miss out.

What do I need to do to apply for a Peer Lead position?

Please gather and be ready to submit your application, resume, cover letter, an unofficial transcript of your grades, and your work availability to APRecruit when positions are open. Ask the instructor of record to write you a letter of recommendation for the subject(s) you wish to tutor. Have the instructor of record email the letter of recommendation (as an attachment) to the Coordinator of PLUS Center. The letter should contain the following information: It must address your participation in class, attendance, student responsibility, communication skills, peer interaction, grade in the course(s), and why the professor thinks you would be a very good to great tutor.


Peer Lead Requirements: (Criteria must be met before applying for the position)

Undergraduate in good academic standing

Cumulative GPA 3.2 or higher, A's preferred in supported courses

High academic achievement in subject of interest

Open availability for training (typically Fridays between 10am-1pm or some evenings)

Good communicative & people skills

Responsible, punctual & professional

Application Materials: Application on APRecruit

Cover letter


Unofficial transcripts

Letter(s) of recommendation for course

Availability to work

Intern Position Requirements:

Undergraduate in good standing

Cumulative GPA 3.0 or higher

Good written & verbal communication skills

Good organizational skills

Microsoft Office Skills--especially excel, google and social media savvy

Creative, professional & understands confidentiality

Knowledge of services provided by DUE Student Learning Centers (PLUS, STEM Tutoring Hub & University Writing Center)

Application Materials: Application on Center for Career & Professional Advancement via Handshake


Cover letter

Unofficial transcripts

Work availability


Karen Linam, Coordinator
University of California, Merced
Peer Led Undergraduate Study Center
5200 N. Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343
209-228 4342