Become a PAL Leader

Interested in becoming a PAL Leader?

You can select from these roles:  Tutor, Study Group Facilitator, and/or SI Leader

Benefits of becoming an PAL Leader:

  • Develop important leadership, public speaking, and interpersonal skills
  • Gain excellent experience for future teaching positions
  • Get re-acquainted with course material
  • Obtain important professional experience for your resume
  • Form relationships with peers and/or faculty members
  • Help others succeed
  • Get paid!


  • Good academic standing (3.5 or better)
  • At least one year of attendance at WSU
  • Grade of B+ or higher in course to be supported
  • Two letters of recommendation (one of the letters must be from a faculty members) 
  • A desire to help others, and insight into necessary study skills and the habits of successful students
  • Prospective PAL leaders who could potentially serve for more than two semesters are preferred
  • Previous experience with our service is helpful!

If you are interested, please consider submitting an application. 


Please note that recommendations can be emailed directly to the coordinator,Christine Huang,