Welcome to the Honors Colloquium Leader Application.

Each year, the University Honors Program invites incoming Honors students to participate in our Honors Colloquium course. The colloquium provides a common intellectual experience for new Honors students and introduces students to the opportunities at Florida State. The colloquium leaders serve as mentors to our incoming students and lead breakout sessions each week, designed to help students reflect on and pursue goals related to personal growth, academic and intellectual development, and community building.

Applications to teach in Fall 2024 are now open! To get started, please select the "Sign in with FSUID" button on the right to access the application.

Position Description: 
The Honors Colloquium course is designed to introduce first-year FSU Honors students to the Honors Program, campus resources, and amazing opportunities. As an Honors Colloquium Leader, you would create lesson plans for and facilitate weekly breakout sessions for a group of first-year honors students.


  • Be in good standing with the FSU Honors Program with a GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • Have taken or are currently taking HUM2944 - Honors Colloquium

Position Requirements:

  • Attend a for-credit weekly training course in Spring 2024. Section assignments will be scheduled once selections are made.
  • Attend additional trainings to be held in Fall 2024.
  • Create and facilitate weekly breakout sessions in Fall 2024.
  • Attend all Honors Colloquium breakout sessions in Fall 2024.
  • Hold one one-on-one meetings with each of the students in your breakout session.

What does the application look like?
The application consists of three sections: 

  1. Applicant Information (does not affect application decision)
  2. Written Responses 
  3. Resume

If you have questions about writing a resume, there are lots of great online resources, including from FSU and the Career Center, that can help guide you through the process.

What is the timeline for this experience? 

Applications close Tuesday, October 31st at 11:59pm (Eastern).
Interviews will be scheduled in November.
Final decisions will be made early December, prior to the end of the semester.
Selected students will be enrolled in the HUM2944 training course for the spring 2024 semester and will teach the Fall 2024 Honors Colloquium course.

Other things to keep in mind: 
Applications must be complete for consideration.
Completion of an application does not guarantee a position offer.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Julia Pennington at jkpennington@fsu.edu