Peer Academic and Career Coaching Program


Program Description
The Peer Academic and Career Coaching Program will support students with their academic and career pursuits. This program will empower students through their career coaches, so that they can achieve their full potential. Matched coaches and student participants will come together to create goals and a career development plan that they will work towards. The program involves weekly structured meetings and monthly group sessions to encourage continuous progress and development. This will benefit participants by providing an experience that creates a culmination of knowledge, guidance, and support needed to navigate their personal, academic, and career paths successfully.


Position Description
The Peer Academic and Career Coaching Program seeks coaches to guide students through their academic and career paths. Coaches will provide knowledge, guidance, and advice from their student perspective to help develop students with similar academic backgrounds. This position involves regularly meeting with student participants, organizing group meetings, and collaborating with other peer coaches to enhance the program experience. We are looking for individuals who would like to help others and assist them in reaching their potential.


  • You will be giving back by sharing your successes, failures, passions, and experiences with students who need to hear them!
  • You will gain invaluable leadership experience and the chance to put your skills into action.
  • You will expand upon your personal and professional network.
  • You will help with developing a first-time program and be essential to its success.


  • Be able to coach students for the Fall 2024 semester.
  • Be a student of the Computer Science department.
  • Be available to attend in-person meetings.
  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative ECU GPA by Fall 2024.
  • Complete and submit the Peer Academic and Career Coach Application.


  • Have individual weekly meetings with your student participants.
  • Have monthly group meetings with your student participants.
  • Expected to respond promptly to your student participants.
  • Create weekly meeting reports and make appropriate referrals to ECU resources.
  • Produce required deliverables.

Please complete this form if you would like to apply for the coaching position.



  • You will be matched with a peer coach who will help you develop a personalized academic and career development plan.
  • You will have a peer coach who can provide academic and personal support.
  • You will have the opportunity to explore career pathways and set professional goals.
  • You will expand your personal and professional network.


  • Be a Computer Science student.
  • Complete and submit the Peer Academic and Career Student Participant Application.


  • Meet with your peer coach weekly and attend monthly group meetings.
  • Be open-minded and willing to learn.
  • Complete action items in a timely manner.

Please complete this form if you want to participate as a student participant.

In case of any questions please contact program coordinators Jennifer Andriot or Alex Vilkomir