Career Services Career Peer Advisor Application Opens in Handshake January 29, 2018!
Attend one mandatory 20-minute info session to learn more about being a Career Peer Advisor. Ask current peers about their position and learn about the responsibilities, duties, and qualifications. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All located in the Career Resource Room at Career Services
- January 18 @ 10:30am
- January 22 @ 10am
- January 26 @ 1pm
- January 30 @ 11:30am
- February 1 @ 9:30am
- February 5 @ 3:30pm
- February 7 @ 2pm
- February 13 @ 4pm
- February 16 @ 10am
Peer Responsibilities Include:
- Actively develop a working knowledge of agency and campus referral sources in the areas of career exploration, internships, job search and graduate school.
- Advise students in their initial stages of career planning and provide appropriate referrals to advisors, counselors, or other campus agencies as needed.
- Conduct research for career library including revision and organization of current materials.
- Recommend students to appropriate occupational profiles, handouts, resource materials and computer programs relevant to their needs.
- Help students with Handshake login and internet job searches for part-time, internship and career employment options.
- Troubleshoot questions when applying for positions through the On-Campus Interview (OCI) Program.
- Conduct formal/informal group presentations to students, faculty and staff about Career Services.
- Assist career counselors with program development and implementation of specialty areas.
- Participate in recruitment, hiring, and training of new Career Peer Advisors.
- Provide tours of Career Resource Room as requested.
- Serve as ambassadors for Career Services and market our programs to students, academic departments, residence halls and student organizations.
Desired Qualifications Include:
- ALL majors and all class levels (except graduating seniors) are encouraged to apply
- Interested in helping your fellow Gauchos with majors, employment, and careers
- Patient and responsible
- Comfortable working in a team, as well as being a self-starter
- Organized and able to manage time