Leadership Application



The Student Leadership Application is designed as a first step for many different leadership experiences at MCC. Once your application is received, you will be contacted by one or more staff depending on your interests. You can apply for one or many positions using this one form.

Detailed position descriptions and more information can be found in the Centers for Leadership & Engagement on the Bedford Campus Center, room 201 or Lowell City Building, room 407.  You may also contact the position sponsor directly.

Click here to access the Leadership Application for Spring 2013

Paid & Stipend Positions

Academic Tutors: Tutors provide individual and small group tutoring sessions in specific subject areas (math, writing, science, computers, accounting and nursing) Tutors are required to have earned a B or better in the course they wish to tutor. Their overall GPA should be at least 2.7. The tutor helps students acquire the skills necessary to manage their own learning in order to become more academically independent and successful.  Paid position, Faculty recommendation and interview required. Noreen McGinness Olson; mcginnessn@middlesex.mass.edu; 781-280-3591.

MCC Success Peer Coach: The TRIO Student Success Program hires up to 10 highly motivated MCC students interested in further developing their leadership skills and helping new Middlesex students. Coaches are matched with first year TRIO students to help them adjust and prosper at Middlesex. Paid, interview required and GPA requirement. Ann Buskey; buskeya@middlesex.mass.edu; 978-656-3385.

Campus Catalyst: What is your idea, product, approach or innovative way of looking at a problem? Campus Catalysts are awarded grants of $500.00 to try out their entrepreneurial ideas. Luciano Sappia; sappial@middlesex.mass.edu.

Orientation Leaders: Up to 25 students are hired to assist new students in their transition to MCC, introducing them to the resources and support services available at the college during Opening Day and Welcome Month.  Two levels of this position are available. Must be available to attend a full day training in August.  Paid, interview required. Paula Dias, diasp@middlesex.mass.edu; 781-280-3633.

Peer Achievement Mentor: Hired by the Health & STEM Pathways Center to support Health & STEM students. These mentors are experienced students/developing student leaders serving as guides, listeners, resource finders and models for their assigned protégés, while also serving as guides to walk-in students in the Pathways Center. Paid position, interview and training required. Audrey Frater; fratera@middlesex.mass.edu; 978-322-8411.

Peer Advisors: will serve as mentors to other students and assist them in the Academic, Career and Transfer Centers. Interview and special skills required. Pat Bruno; brunop@middlesex.mass.edu; 978-656-3212.

Peer Counselors: Peer Counselors will serve as ambassadors to new and prospective students and their families in the Admissions office.  Duties include assisting with campus tours, answering student questions and introducing people to the Middlesex community.  The admissions office is extremely busy at peak times of the year.  In addition to working a minimum of 10 hours a week, the peer counselor may be asked to work an occasional evening or Saturday event. Required skills include good customer service skills, including managing a multiple line phone system and answering questions of prospective students.  Interview required. Marilynn Gallagan; gallaganm@middlesex.mass.edu; 978-656-3211.

Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader: Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leaders are students who facilitate weekly study group sessions for STEM and Health courses. SI Leaders will be trained in collaborative learning strategies and are paid to attend course meeting times as well as to plan and facilitate 2-3 study sessions outside of class every week.  Paid position, Faculty recommendation and interview required Genevieve Green; greeng@middlesex.mass.edu; 978-656-3358.

Personal & Professional Development

Dean's Advisory Council: 8-10 students serve on this board commissioned by the Dean of Students to make recommendations to the college community on upholding the MCC Code of Conduct, enforcement of behavioral expectations, and standards and proactive programming that supports the College's Core Commitments. Further paperwork required (confidentiality statement). Rebecca Newell; newellr@middlesex.mass.edu; 781-280-3763.

Middlesex Activities Crew (MAC): An executive board, committee chairs and members constitute this student group of 8 or more students committed to providing social, cultural and community oriented events on both campuses. Paula Dias; diasp@middlesex.mass.edu; 781-280-3633.

Multicultural Peer Mentor (MAPP): 30 multicultural peer mentors are matched with new students to listen to them without judgment and to ease the transition of culturally diverse students into college life by creating positive experiences for them. Jason Smith; smithja@middlesex.mass.edu; 978-656-3255.

National Society of Leadership and Success: A new and exciting leadership program here at MCC, the NSLS is an organization that helps people discover and achieve their goals. Requirements include an on-campus orientation, a leadership training, three speaker broadcast events and three Success Networking Team meetings. Membership fee of $85 and registration required at the beginning of each semester. Partial scholarships available. Melissa Welch; welchm@middlesex.mass.edu; 978-656-3363.

Paul Sullivan Leadership Institute:  A highly selective peak leadership experience where 10-15 fellows learn to successfully interact with members of business, community and government through hands-on participation with networking, volunteering, and civic engagement. Must have completed 1 year at MCC.  Application deadline is end of July. Good academic standard of 20. Must be willing to commit to approximately 4 hours per month for a full year. Mary Jo Griffin; griffinmj@middlesex.mass.edu; 978-656-3164.

Research Assistants: Up to 8 students will be selected to assist faculty and students in the design and implementation of research projects for the 1 credit General Education Seminar: Undergraduate Research. Interview and special skills required.Carina Self; selfc@middlesex.mass.edu; 978-656-8408.

Student Government: Board of 16 students who advocate for student rights, serve as the student voice to the administration; oversee club registration process and the Student Activity Fund. Elected position, further paperwork required. Melissa Welch; welchm@middlesex.mass.edu; 978-656-3363.

Teaching Assistant/Peer Mentor: Select students will work closely with faculty to enhance the classroom experience and mentor peers in a teaching capacity. Lead study sessions, lesson plans, and group activities. Stipend is a possibility but not guarantee, interview required. Rebecca Newell; newellr@middlesex.mass.edu; 781-280-3763.

Last Modified: 11/21/13