Job Opportunity – Penn State Career Services Seeking Peer Career Assistants

Penn State Career Services is seeking current Penn State undergraduate students (freshman, sophomore, juniors ONLY) interested in serving as Peer Career Assistants for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Peers will work 8-12 hours (average of 10 hours – during business hours 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday) each week at Bank of America Career Services or IST Career Solutions and Corporate Engagement Office, earning $8.50 an hour.

Peer Career Assistants primarily provide mock interviews (in-person, virtual, phone), resumes, and cover letter reviews, and assist students with career resources. There are additional opportunities to co-present at workshops for student organizations or classes and help promote Career Services at outreach events.

We are looking for students of all majors who have strong interpersonal skills and a passion for helping their fellow students prepare for an internship or job search.

Selected applicants must successfully complete a one-credit course during the spring 2021 semester with additional 2-3 hours of weekly observation hours outside the course, as well as complete a 2-day training session during the week of August 17, 2020. Interested students must submit a resume and cover letter.


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By Emily Tressler
Emily Tressler Marketing Communications Specialist