What is a Peer Technology Specialist? What do they do?
Peer Technology Specialists (PTS) provide technology education and support to students living in on-campus Graduate housing. Here is the written job description:
What's the difference between a PTS and an RCC?
Peer Technology Specialists provide support to a largely graduate student community (RCCs support undergrads for the most part); the PTS role does not require living in a specific residence and is centrally based in the Lathrop Learning Hub instead; The PTS position has a greater emphasis on walk-up office hours and technology education.
Who is eligible to apply?
The PTS position is open to all Stanford students in good academic standing.
Where do I apply?
The Peer Technology Specialist application is located here: PTS Application
When must I return to campus if I'm hired as a PTS?
While we do hire, recruit, and train throughout the year, the main cohort returns to campus on September 9, 2018 with training from September 11-14th.
How does my PTS pay impact financial aid?
You should talk to the Financial Aid Office or your department to determine how your pay will impact your financial aid if you are receiving financial aid or other grant/fellowship money.
What if I have more questions?
If you have any further questions specific to the PTS hiring process or the position itself, please contact us at via the form here: https://stutech-help.stanford.edu/hc/en-us/requests/new