University of Vermont

About our Career Peer Mentor Program

APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
Submit resumes & completed application to:
danielle.gallant@uvm.edu
Accepting Work-Study and Non Work-Study Students

  • Application
  • Please Note: You must be able to attend trainings and meetings

Mission Statement

The Career Peer Mentor (CPM) program is a leadership program for sophomores, juniors and seniors who are interested in promoting the mission of the Career Center while actively assisting students with their career aspirations and life-long learning goals. Career Peer Mentors are trained to lead career programs and workshops, provide resume reviews and information to students regarding their career development while serving as a representative of our office.

Job Responsiblities

  • Serve as the front line at the Davis Center space using a professional triage process.
  • Facilitate resume workshops and small student group trainings on career topics.
  • Assist with Drop-Ins by working with students one on one, and to serve as a peer mentor with the career development process.
  • Perform resume reviews either within 1:1 consultations or Catamount Job Link.
  • Assist with the marketing of our large and small events through posters, outreach, announcements and social media.
  • Collaborate with career counselors with various projects throughout the year.
  • Attend CPM staff meetings.

Qualifications

  • Leadership experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Good critical thinking & analytical skills
  • Commitment to social justice and multicultural awareness
  • Time management skills
  • Positive energy and work ethic
  • Ability to work independently and within a collaborative team  
  • Preferred: experience with social media including Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter
  • Non work-study and work-study students may apply.

Expectations

  • Required to complete designated weekly office hours.
  • Log all work hours on a weekly basis.
  • Attend CPM meetings.
  • Work only on tasks associated with the Career Center; no homework during work hours.
  • Take initiative on work tasks and to be observant of the needs of the office.
  • Work throughout the whole academic year.


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