Resident Peer Mentor Program


The Resident Peer Mentor Program (RPM) gives upperclass students an opportunity to support and create community for incoming first year students. The ideal RPM is an individual who can draw upon and connect students to resources within the house and across the Institute. Above all, RPMs are role models for other students in their living group and across MIT.
 

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Position Description:

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An RPM is appointed for a full academic year, and the interview processes are conducted within your residence hall. Please find the Spring 2021 interview timeline below. Applicants chosen to interview will be contacted regarding next steps in the process.
 
RPM Recruitment Timeline:

January 5: Application deadline
January 7- 13: Interviews
January 19 Offers Sent
January 22: Acceptances due
January 25- 29: RPMs to complete virtual training (due by the 29th)
February 1- 5: In house meeting(s)/training(s)
February 8- 12: ADs assign RPMs to pods

 
The RPM position varies slightly across each living group. If you have questions about your residence hall's expectations and recruitment process, please contact:
 
Baker - Tiana Peña Colón (tianapc@mit.edu)
East Campus - Alexandria Clyburn (aclyburn@mit.edu)
MacGregor - Jeff St. Dic (jstdic@mit.edu)
Maseeh - Jeff St. Dic (jstdic@mit.edu)
McCormick - Emma Johnson (edjohnso@mit.edu)
New House - Kat Howell (khowell@mit.edu)
Next House- Katie Rettie (rettiek@mit.edu)
New Vassar- John Ross Campbell (jrcamp@mit.edu)
Random - Topher Nelson (tophern@mit.edu)
Simmons - Kristen Shannon O'Connor (knshann@mit.edu)