Apply to be a 2017 Honors Team Leader!


WHO: The Burnett Honors College is looking for students in good standing with EXCELLENT communication and people skills.


WHAT: Serve as TEAM LEADERS for the Fall 2017 Honors Symposium. Team Leaders are integral to this course and work closely with Honors College staff.


WHY: Honors needs qualified students like YOU to help support new Honors Freshmen during their first semester in college. Team Leaders will receive compensation during the Fall 2017 semester.


HOW: Visit the honors website to click on the application link or scan the QR Code


Application due by noon, February 20.  Late applications will not be accepted.


During the fall semester, Team Leaders serve as teaching assistants for the Honors Symposium course and as mentors for groups of 15-20 Honors freshmen.  Team Leaders are responsible for:


  • Leading breakout discussions with their team members following each lecture
  • Monitoring their team members’ assignments and attendance
  • Organizing various social and cultural events for their team members
  • Serving as liaisons between The Burnett Honors College and their assigned service-learning school
  • Participating in a leadership development retreat and weekly meetings


The principle behind the Team Leader program is simple:  to provide an example of an involved, successful student.  Each Team Leader has her or his own insights and brings to the Honors Symposium course a unique perspective that will help to shape the first-year experience for our freshmen.

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