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The Arts and Sciences Center for Career and Professional Success (Career Success) is currently recruiting for Peer Career Coaches (PCCs) for the 2019-2020 academic year. As a PCC you will gain valuable training and knowledge to not only help your peers, but also assist with your own personal professional success. In-depth training and mentoring will be provided to help you develop the skills and knowledge needed to perform the responsibilities listed below.
·        Develop your coaching skills to assess where students are in their internship/job search process
·        On a weekly basis, staff Career Success information tables at various “hot spots” around campus to promote resources, services, and events
·        Participate in training meetings with other Peer Career Coaches and professional office staff (meetings are held weekly in the Autumn and intermittently in the Spring)
·        Assist diverse Arts and Sciences students with resume and cover letter development, critiquing and creation through in-person interactions and email communications
·        Utilize a digital toolkit to create and promote Career Success events
·        Assist with event planning, management and set-up
·        Receive individualized guidance from your assigned Career Coach
·        Attend mutually agreed upon check-in meetings with your Career Coach for mentoring and project work
·        Educate students on career readiness competencies, interviewing best practices, and resources relevant to professional presentation
·        Become an expert in referring students to services and signature programs provided by Career Success and key service departments
·        Demonstrate to students how to use Handshake for their job/internship searches, joining career communities, etc.
·        Attend a mandatory training/orientation August 2019 (will be held on campus between 9:30-2:30)
·        ASC student: undergraduate sophomore, junior or senior status
·        3.0 minimum GPA
·      ·        Demonstrated competencies writing in English (i.e., B+ or above in a writing intensive course, minimum ACT score of 21 in the English Section, majoring in Humanities with a minimum major GPA of 3.3)
·        Interpersonal skills and comfort interacting with students one-on-one and in group settings
·        Demonstrated competencies in providing one-on-one assistance (i.e., past roles involving counseling, advising, mentoring, or tutoring)
·        Comfortable delivering brief, information-based presentations in front of small groups (ranging in size from 5-40)
·        Flexibility to responding to a variety of demands
·        Ability to commit (6) hours per week - an hourly wage will be provided
·        Availability to attend the mandatory full day training/orientation on August, 2019 (Date to be announced soon)