Interested in being part of a mission-driven and joyful team helping students and alums develop their career- confidence, curiosity, and courage? Then join us!

Peer Leaders (student staff position)

The UVM Career Center  connects  students & alums  to people, opportunities and resources to help them find and pursue experiences, develop skills, explore  interests, and expand their networks.  As a Peer Leader, you will  be trained to  support all these efforts. You will...

  • staff drop-in hours to address common career questions and refer students to our wide array of resources;
  • offer guidance to your peers on their resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn profiles (in-person and virtually);
  • support career-related events (large and small);
  • play a KEY role in expanding our reach and connection to our Career Interest Groups;
  • engage with JEDI (justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion) practices, exploration, and learnings; and
  • advance your own career readiness through the experience and training!

We seek applicants who  can contribute  varying perspectives and experiences to our work. 

Must be able to attend training from Monday, August 19 to Friday, August 23 (the week prior to the first week of classes) as well as weekly meetings during the semester (typically Mondays at 2:15pm, but subject to change) . Please plan your schedule accordingly.

 8-10 hours/week throughout the academic year. Open to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors; open to both Non-Work-Study and Work-Study students.

TO APPLY: Submit a resume and cover letter in Handshake by 11:59pm on Friday, March 29th.

How to Apply

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Include in your cover letter how you will contribute to the diversity of the institution and the advancement of our justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion goals, please.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law.

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