Student Employment Opportunities

Student Role Models
The Student Role Model program offers exciting challenges through hands-on activities facilitated by ISU undergraduate students in STEM majors. Through this program, Role Models visit classrooms, community centers, after-school programs, career conferences and school fairs across the state. Role Models share their experiences about college life, inspire interest and encourage k-12 students to pursue STEM fields. This is a paid position with great flexibility, allowing students to choose their own hours that fit best with their school schedules. Contact our Student Role Model Coordinator with any questions.

Residential and Transfer Peer Mentors
Residential Peer Mentors are integral to the success of students living on WiSE floors. Residential learning community peer mentors are upper-division female students pursuing a STEM degree who are involved in creating a welcoming and inclusive environments for first-year and transfer students at Iowa State. The term of employment for Peer Mentors is an academic year. Hiring for these positions occur early in the spring semester.

View Transfer Peer Mentor application here. 

Contact Carly Miller with any questions.

Leadership Peer Mentors
The WiSE leadership peer mentor is a student staff member who works with WiSE first-year students (majoring in a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) majors) enrolled in Leadership Studies: Campus Leadership Development (LD ST 270 -WiSE). LD ST 270 is a three-credit for grade course that can be applied to the Leadership Studies Program minor or certificate. Small group discussions are facilitated by WiSE leadership peer mentors. Students in the course will apply their leadership skills though service-learning with a local community organization and a large-scale social change project related to STEM. Contact Allie Parrott with questions. 

Volunteer Opportunities

Become an Ambassador
Ambassadors are student volunteers that help WiSE with our programs and mission. Ambassadors help with prospective student visits and Experience Iowa State Days by sharing WiSE and Iowa State experiences first hand with female high school students. These interactions are key to introducing prospective students to WiSE! There are also additional opportunities for Ambassadors to participate in professional development, leadership, and career exploration sessions. Contact Sarah DuBois with questions. 

K-12 Outreach
Volunteers are needed throughout the year to assist with various programs and events, including the Taking the Road Less Traveled (TRLT) Career Conference. In both the Fall and Spring, over 1,100 8th-10th graders come to campus to participate in TRLT. Volunteers are needed throughout the day for various tasks and assignments. Contact Sarah DuBois with any questions.