What is a peer academic coach?

A Peer Academic Coach (PAC) is either an undergraduate or graduate student who has been academically successful at Florida Atlantic University. Either way, Peer Academic Coaches can offer student-to-student academic coaching, FAU-specific tips, and college success advice. Meet our current Peer Academic Coaches!

Interested in becoming a Peer Academic Coach?

We are Hiring for Summer 2024!

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree-seeking Undergraduate or Graduate Student.
  • Maintain a 2.8 or higher GPA.
  • First-Generation College Student preferred, not required.


  • $15.00 per hour.
  • Work 8-10 hours per week.
  • Student-friendly schedule.
  • Paid training.

we are hiring!

  • Before you apply:
    • Create or update your resume. 
    • Create a cover letter outlining the following:
           1. your motivation for becoming a Peer Academic Coach,
           2. what you would bring to the position/team,
           3. how this experience will benefit your future career, and
           4. whether or not you are First-Generation).
  • How to Apply?
  • If you have questions, feel free to reach out to Monica Martinez El Sheikh (mmartinez@fau.edu).

If you are interested in becoming a Peer Academic Coach but missed our hiring window, check back in July, November, and February to see if we are hirng! 

PAC Testimonials

Michelle Jarons

Isabela Pullas