Best Volunteer Position Ever! Get paid in food & swag!


Contributed by Caryanne Keenan

Do you want to become a resume/cover letter/job search expert, while helping your peers? Career Services is looking for motivated students who like to help others, to serve as Peer Career Advisors (PCAs) for the 2014-2015 academic year. It's only 4 hours a week, plus a weekly meeting!

This volunteer opportunity is a chance to gain a competitive edge on your future career endeavors while helping your peers with:

This is an unpaid volunteer position, however, we 'pay' in swag (ex. hoodies, padfolios) and food! There are also opportunities and incentives to earn prizes and gift cards, as well as participate in fun team building activities throughout the year. Additionally, PCAs are matched up with a professional career counselor within the office for their own career guidance and mentoring as needed.

If you do not know a lot about career topics, that’s ok! We provide comprehensive training and welcome students from all majorsMandatory training for the 2014-2015 PCAs will take place August 18-22, 2014. Check our pictures from last year's training:

PCA applications are due by Friday, March 7, 2014 and can be found at

Questions? Please contact Caryanne Keenan, Assistant Director for Career Development, at or (607) 274-3365.