The Sophomore Surge is currently recruiting Surge Mentors for the 2020-2021 academic year. Surge Mentors are MSU students who will be in their 2nd year or higher in Fall 2020 who will be trained, supported, and empowered to shape the futures of the next incoming Freshman class throughout their first year of college in order to Surge students into their sophomore year. See additional requirements and efforts of Surge Mentors by visiting About Sophomore Surge Mentoring.

 

We are still accepting applications for 2020-2021 Surge Mentors!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          All Surge Mentor applicants must also attend a group interview. Please choose one:                                                    *Please note that all group interviews will be taking place VIA WebEx                                                                                  Monday, March 30th 1:00-3:00 pm via WebEx. Please RSVP for this group interview by following this link.         Monday, March 30th 6:00-8:00 pm via WebEx. Please RSVP for this group interview by following this link.                Tuesday, March 31st 3:00-5:00 pm via WebEx. Please RSVP for this group interview by following this link.           Wednesday, April 1st 11:00-1:00 pm via WebEx. Please RSVP for this group interview by following this link.             Thursday, April 2nd 4:00-6:00 pm via WebEx. Please RSVP for this group interview by following this link.                                                                              

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Optional Orientation Leader/Surge Mentor Dual Role
New in 2020!

MSU's Orientation Leader program and the Sophomore Surge are piloting an exciting new initiative on campus!
Applicants now have the option of working as BOTH an Orientation Leader in Summer 2020 and a Surge Mentor in Fall 2020 in order to provide seamless support of new students beginning with Orientation and continuing through the whole freshman year!  

Summer 2020 Orientation/class registration dates
(required attendance at all dates if you opt to do both roles):

Sunday-Wednesday June 7-10, 2020
Sunday-Wednesday June 21-24, 2020
Sunday-Wednesday July 6-8, 2020
Monday-Friday August 20-28, 2020
University Seminar (US) Core Course
Surge Mentors will be partnered with a section of either:

BGEN 104US- Business & Entrepreneurship Seminar;
CLS 101US-Knowledge and Community, or
US 101US-First Year Seminar.

These courses are required for first-year students. Mentors will attend every class meeting of BGEN 104, CLS 101, or US 101 as well as engage their mentees in out of class activities. Selection of partnered University Seminar course will be assigned based on your preferences and time availability.
References
Please provide two references who know you well and can speak to your academic abilities and to your ability to mentor freshmen. References should be MSU faculty or staff who can speak to the items mentioned above. References cannot come from family members, but may come from other student leaders including Surge Mentors. Please include the contact information of your references and we will contact them directly.

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