MIT: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
For Associate Advisors
The First Year at MIT

Becoming an Associate

Below please find a brief description for each position. Details on becoming an associate advisor for 2017-2018 are now available. Please be sure to read the detailed position descriptions before submitting your applications.

Associate Advisor Position Description

Upperclass mentors who assume a leadership role and offer academic advice to freshmen for a one-year commitment. They are matched with freshman advisors in either a traditional or seminar-based advising group. Associate advisors also support freshmen living in their residence by proving academic programming and resources.

Associate Advisor Steering Committee Description

Members are associate advisors who represent a dorm on campus and are responsible for collaborating with associate advisors in their residence to provide an in-house support and academic resources for freshmen. This includes organizing and facilitating one academic program per semester. If interested please submit the Associate Advisor Steering Committee Application.