Peer Technology Specialist Hiring FAQs

The 2017-2018 Peer Technology Specialist (PTS) Hiring timeline*:

April 26 Application Opens

May 7 @ 11:59pm Application Closes

May 9 Interview offers out

May 10-17 Interviews

May 19 Offers go out

May 22 Deadline to accept offer

*The timeline above is subject to change

Where do I apply?

Here: PTS Application

Job description:

What's the difference between a PTS and an RCC?

The PTS position 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 on-site office hours and tech education.


Who is eligible to apply?
The PTS position is open to all Stanford students in good academic standing.  See job description for details:

When must I return to campus if I'm hired as a PTS?

PTSs are expected to return to campus on September 10th and be ready to start training on September 11th.  The job application goes into details about date requirements:

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:



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