A PCA will have the responsibility of promoting services of the UCC through different venues and activities around campus including presenting to student organizations, critiquing student resumes in drop in hour settings, assisting with job fairs, passing out fliers to promote fairs and workshops within distinct high traffic areas around campus, and work on specific projects associated with career related activities. In addition, the intern will be creating resumes and documents to specific niche areas like athletics, sorority/fraternity life events, volunteer projects/breaks in order to give targeted audiences visual examples of the importance of being able to convey experiences and activities appropriately on professional documents. Presentations with the variety of organizations (excluding Residence Life) will/could be performed outside of the normal work hours from 8am-5pm due to the nature of when student meetings are normally held (at night).
Resume Critiques: PCAs will meet with students during scheduled drop-in hours and resume critique sessions to provide feedback on resumes.
Outreach Activities: interact with leaders from residence halls, student organizations, student societies, and any groups to present information on UCC services. Work with student leaders and representatives to identify other kinds of programs and workshops consistent with services offered through the UCC. Perform general outreach activities throughout the campus, distributing promotional flyers, and manning campus outreach tables.
Job Fairs: assist the Events Team with preparation for, and participation in, UCC job fairs, including the following: Assistance with the creation and posting of job fair marketing materials on campus, preparation and implementation of bulk mailings, follow up with employers regarding general questions, setup and coverage on the day of job fairs, and assist with general preparation responsibilities, as needed, for all job fairs
Compensation for Peer Career Assistants will be on an hourly basis (based on experience), and will be paid monthly. PCAs will be responsible for completing timecards each month, and securing the signature of the Sr. Assistant Director on the timecards before turning them in to the Administrative Assistant for processing. Peer Career Assistants are responsible for notification of any change in address, or for requesting that paychecks be received at a different address over university breaks.
Applications for Spring semester are disbursed in November and applications for fall are disbursed in April.
Contact Tori Stevens, Assistant Director of Career Education and Coordinator of the PCA Program at email@example.com