Peer Career Advisors Wanted

03/13/2003

Contributed by Tracey Cross-Baker

The Office of Career Services is beginning its peer career adviser (PCA) selection process for the 2003-2004 acaemic year.

Peer career advisers function as paraprofessional support staff in the career services office and they assist other students with career issues such as:

Most important, the peer career adviser program is a unique leadership opportunity for students who are interested in helping others while also working on their own career development.

Qualifications

A willingness to work with peers in a high-paced environment; being flexible and willing to adapt to change; an interest in having fun while working with others; interest in career issues and learning about the career development process

Responsibilities

Four scheduled office hours per week; a weekly one-hour meeting and training session every Thursday at noon; involvement with major events such as Job and Internship Fair and Graduate School Fair; participation in the recruitment and selection of the following year's PCA staff; available to participate in training week [August 18-22, 2003]

Application Process

Applications are available at the Career Services Office, 1101 Gannett Center and the deadline to apply is Monday, March 31 at 5:00pm. Should you know of an student who could add to our team, please encourage them to apply!

Questions

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Tracey Cross-Baker, Associate Director - Career Services office, at 274-3365 or at tcrossbaker@ithaca.edu

Contributed by Tracey Cross-Baker

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