|The prosaic answer is that peer mentors are paid student aids
who help run recitations of first and second semester calculus
courses. But the term peer mentor implies more. A mentor is a
guide, and the job of a calculus peer mentor is to guide students
to a better understanding of how to learn and do mathematics.
The basic duties of the peer mentor are
The peer mentor program seeks undergraduate students who
Preference is given to students who have completed Calculus III or who have taken and learned very well in Mathematics 151-153 (Calculus I and II) the previous year. Applicant should have finished at least 2 semesters at Rutgers with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
|It is not necessary to be a Mathematics Major to be a Peer Mentor! Indeed, we prefer to have students with varying backgrounds and ambitions working with us.|
The peer mentor program actively recruits applicants at
end of the spring semester. But you are welcome to indicate
your interest at any time. Just leave your name and e-mail address
with us and we will contact you at the appropriate time.