Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

Peer Educators

If you are interested in facilitating Buck-Identity workshops for students, apply to be a Peer Educator!

Facilitate conversations about social justice and inclusion with your fellow Buckeyes! Peer educators in the Multicultural Center (MCC) will serve as facilitators for our Buck-Identity workshops (go.osu.edu/buck-identity) during the 2019-2020 school year. 

Minimum Qualifications for this Position

  • Familiarity with/ interest in issues related to diversity and social justice
  • Student with undergraduate sophomore, junior or senior standing for the upcoming academic year.
  • Commitment to supporting the mission of the Student Life Multicultural Center (mcc.osu.edu/about-us/mission-vision/)
  • Dependable, organized, professional, attentive to detail and good follow through on commitments
  • Comfortable with public speaking
  • An understanding of social identity as it relates to yourself and others

What We are Looking for in Peer Educators

We’re looking for people who are a good fit for facilitating discussions about diversity. We do not expect you to be an “expert” in diversity, inclusion and social justice issues – you will go through a training to prepare you for workshop facilitationIf you see yourself in any of the items listed below, you may be a great fit for the program!

  • A learning mindset: interest in deepening your understanding of yourself, others and the social systems that relate to diversity and an interest in developing your skills in this role
  • A reflective mindset: interest in exploring how identity, culture and background have influenced the experiences and perspectives of yourself and others
  • An educational mindset: interest in creating an environment that encourages meaningful exchange and willingness to support others in a learning process

 If you are interested in applying to be a peer educator, contact Social Justice Engagement Program specialist Allison Ragland (ragland.68@osu.edu).