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 Peer Mentor is an individual who can draw upon and connect students to resources within the house and across the Institute. Above all, Peer Mentors 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 Fall 2021 interview timeline below. Applicants chosen to interview will be contacted regarding next steps in the process.
RPM Recruitment Timeline:

Monday, June 7th: Application Opens
Monday, June 28th: Priority deadline
July 16th - 20th: First round offers extended
Wednesday, August 25th: Peer Mentor Move-in
Thursday, August 26th: In-House Training Sessions
August 28th-29th: First Year Students Move-In


Interviews will begin as early as June 7th and offer will be made starting on July 16th. Email with any questions.

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 (
East Campus - Alexandria Clyburn (
MacGregor - Jeff St. Dic (
Maseeh - Becky Kjaerbye (
McCormick - Emma Johnson (
New House - Kat Howell (
Next House- Katie Rettie (
New Vassar- John Ross Campbell (
Random - Tiana Peña Colón (
Simmons - Kristen Shannon O'Connor (