Peer Mentoring

 Applications  for new peer mentors (2012-2013) are now being accepted !
See below for job announcement and application.

The San Diego City College Student Success Peer Mentoring program  focuses on students supporting students. It also provides many benefits to both the mentor and student

Student Success Mentors assist First Year Students by:                                                                
  • Enhancing the academic success of the mentee
  • Encouraging positive self discovery through campus involvement
  • Assisting mentees by helping them navigate appropriate college support services
  • Increasing cohort community through programs and activities       

job opportunities

At San Diego City College we provide  two opportunities for continuing students to be hired as student success peer mentors. Some of our mentoring positions are paid at an hourly rate, or through Federal Financial Aid Work Study. Others are offered as non paid internships. The paid opportunities are limited, and hiring decisions are made based on interviews to determine the best qualified applicant.       

Job Announcements (PDF)                   Job Responsibilities (PDF)                    Job Application (PDF)



When submitting the job application form if you  have Outlook as your email client  click submit after completing the form, then send the email.

If you do not have Outlook as your email client , first save the completed application to your computer then send as an email attachment to

You may also submit  a hard copy of your completed application to the First Year Services Office Room L206         


Student Success Peer Mentors are required to attend an initial training and two other training sessions in the Fall and Spring semester. The Initial occurs in the Summer prior to the start of the Fall and prior to Student Success Day. Prior to the training session, Student Success Peer Mentors are required to complete a pre-test. Once the training is completed, the mentors are asked to complete the  check on learning post test and submit feedback on the training sessions by using the following forms: