FLI Network Student Advisory Board (SAB)

We are no longer accepting applications for the FLI SAB. We will accept application in Spring 2024 for the next academic year.


The FLI Network aims to improve and enhance the students’ experience for those who identify as first-generation, and/or limited-income (FLI) at Hopkins by cultivating a sense of belonging, inclusion, encouragement, and flourishing among FLI students, faculty, staff, alumni, and allies. This board will serve as the voice and the ears of the FLI student community with the goal to implement meaningful changes for the Hopkins community.

As such, we are seeking a group of passionate and creative undergraduate students who would like to form the official FLI Network Student Advisory Board (SAB). This is a paid opportunity for students able to commit up to 10 hours per month for one year. Selected candidates will receive a stipend of $1500, which will be paid in 3 installments. This group is comprised of 7 students across the undergraduate schools of Krieger and Whiting who will serve as representatives of their respective schools, and as liaisons between the FLI Network professional staff and the FLI students’ community.

We are recruiting board members for the following roles: Student Engagement Chair, Communications & PR Chair, Events Co-Chairs (2), Campus Partnerships Chair, Family Engagement Chair, and Faulty Engagement Chair. Please click here to review the description of each role. Applicants are welcome to indicate their top 3 choices on the application form.

Application timeline

  • Application window: Monday, January 30th, 2023 to Friday, February 17th, 2023
  • Application review: Monday, February 20th, 2023 to Friday, March 3rd, 2023
  • Email invitation to selected candidates: Friday, March 10th, 2023
  • Interview dates: Wednesday March 15th, 2023 to Friday, March 21th, 2023
  • Hiring announcement: April 3rd and 4th via email
  • Contract due: April 7th

Onboarding: Saturday, April 15th, 22nd, 29th

Overall Responsibilities

  • Serve as a student voice for the FLI community at the Homewood campus
  • Provide input, perspective, and feedback to professional staff about the experiences of FLI students are facing and offer ideas to enhance these experiences (i.e., services or programs)
  • Attend monthly SAB monthly meetings and one (1) FLI Network meeting per month
  • Serve as a positive representation of the university and as a resource to new FLI students and their guests
  • Commit to the mission and program objectives of the FLI Network


  • Be passionate about the FLI cause and implementing meaningful positive change
  • Be a team player by working in uniformity with other committee members
  • Full-time undergraduate students (i.e., rising sophomores, rising juniors, and rising seniors) who identify as first-generation, and/or limited-income (i.e., financial aid recipient including Pell-grant recipient, Pell-grant eligible or near eligible). Graduating seniors are not eligible to apply.
  • Be in good judicial and meet GPA requirement of 2.75 GPA
  • Prefer candidates with previous student leadership, organization membership, experience planning programs event and working with diverse student populations
  • Possess good interpersonal skills and illustrate reliability, respect, responsibility and patience
  • Previous student leadership, organization membership, experience planning programs event and working with diverse student populations preferred
  • Must be able to work 10 hours per month
  • Must be available to attend one (1) FLI Network meeting/month on Tuesdays at 11am, meet twice a month for board meetings (date tbd), attend onboarding (April 15th, 22nd, and 29th) and any other training opportunities
  • Be willing to attend 1vyg conference in February and any other professional development and networking opportunities to meet with other FLI students and administrators at the national level
  • Other duties as assigned to represent FLI community across campus

Contact us if you have questions at [email protected].

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