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

Becoming an Associate

Below please find a brief description for each position and links to the online applications. Please be sure to read the detailed position descriptions before submitting your application.

Associate Advisor Application

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

Resident Associate Advisor Application

Resident Associate Advisors are specialized associate advisors who mentor freshmen within their residence. They are community-builders and leaders who strengthen the support network for first-year students. They enrich the residence hall environment by drawing upon and connecting the resources of the House Team, the Office of Undergraduate Advising and Academic Programming (UAAP) and Residential Life Programs (RLP). Read more in the Resident Associate Advisor (RAA) Position Description.

Associate Advisor Steering Committee Application

Members are associate advisors who represent a dorm on campus and are responsible for collaborating with associate advisors in their dorm to provide an in-house support and after hour academic resources for freshmen. This includes organizing and facilitating one academic program per semester. Read more in the Associate Advisor Steering Committee Description.