Peer Career Adviser Applications Now Being Accepted

01/30/2004

Contributed by Tracey Cross-Baker

The Office of Career Services is now accepting applications for 2004-2005 Peer Career Advisers (PCA). These paraprofessional staff assists other students on a range of career issues and also contributes to major office programs and events.

College faculty and staff are asked to invite interested students to apply. Criteria are as follows:

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A willingness to work with peers in a fast-paced environment
  • An interest in having fun while working with others
  • Interest in career issues and learning about the career development process
  • Being flexible, dedicated, creative, and having a sense of humor
  • Open to ANY current first year, sophomore, or junior student from ANY major

    BENEFITS OF BECOMING A PCA
  • Develop marketable communication and interpersonal skills
  • Learn how to create and critique resumes and cover letters
  • Work directly with recruiters and potential employers
  • Improve one's own resume and professional development plan
  • Make great friendships and have lots of fun

    REQUIREMENTS
  • Volunteer service of six hours per week
  • Participation in fall training and weekly staff meetings
  • Knowledge of Career Services programs and events is NOT required as we provide a comprehensive training program for our PCAs.

    To apply, applications and information sheets are now available in Career Services, 1101 Gannett Center, or can be downloaded from the Career Services web site.

    Deadline to apply: 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 13

    For further information, please contact Tracey Cross-Baker at 274-3365.



    Contributed by Tracey Cross-Baker

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