Career Peer Advisors assist the Career Services Center in extending career services and information to the UMBC student body. Students must be able to commit at least one academic year to the following duties and responsibilities: take walk-in appointments, review resumes and cover letters; assist with part-time and full-time job searches including basic interviewing; facilitate workshops/seminars; help market CSC services and programs to UMBC student body; design and present group information meetings upon request to student organizations, residence halls, and other groups; provide general office reception duties; conduct outreach to student organizations and one of three colleges (Engineering and Information Technology, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural and Mathematical Sciences); work closely with CSC staff on special projects as needed. Training will be provided. Hours: 10-12 per week.
Continuing undergraduate or graduate student with at least a 2.75 GPA; strong interest in helping others and working with students, staff, employers, and faculty; in good academic standing; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; experience with public speaking preferred; ability to use tact and diplomacy in working with others both face to face and on the phone; previous or current involvement in campus organizations or activities; computer literacy and comfort with PowerPoint presentation technology; detail oriented, dependable and reliable; initiative and enthusiasm. All majors invited to apply. Excellent opportunity for undergraduate Social Work, Sociology and Psychology majors considering application to graduate school in the health and counseling professions.
Log into your UMBCworks account (http://careers.umbc.edu/students/umbcworks.pdf)
and enter job# 9245031 in the keyword box.
Application deadline is May 9, 2011.