Career Assistant

Job Details
Working Title:
Career Assistant
Center for Career Exploration and Success
Enrollment Management and Student Success
Posting Date:
Job Category:
Position Group:
Student Hourly
Student Pay Grade Minimum:
Job Description Summary:
Job ID = 6625
Career Assistants, or CAs, serve primarily as peer advisors to all Miami University students. CAs provide guidance and critiques on job search documents, including resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn. Their primary responsibilities include conducting resume reviews during student drop-ins, leading workshops on the aforementioned topics, and writing salient content from a student perspective for the Center for Career Exploration and Success (CCES) newsletters.
CAs work 8-10 hours a week in the CCES. Additionally, we host satellite hours in the Office of Diversity Affairs, Farmer School of Business, and College of Engineering and Computing.
Peer Advising:
Conduct interactive, 1:1 peer reviews on student resumes and cover letters
Teach students to use Handshake to apply for internships and jobs, schedule appointments and Mock Interviews, research employers, etc.
Develop students' networking skills, including how to leverage LinkedIn in job searches
Administer student check-in at CCES events and workshops
Familiarize students with CCES resources and staff
Respond to email inquiries
Present after-hours resume, Career Fair prep, and networking workshops at the CCES office, for student orgs, and at residence halls
Triage students' preliminary career questions and provide resources that students may not know that they need
Write short content pieces for CCES' weekly newsletter
Assist with setup, day-of, and day-after interviews for fall Career Fair and Spring Internship and Career Expo (ICE)
Ongoing Training:
Attend bi-weekly, one-hour Career Associate all-staff meeting
Complete online modules over breaks
Attend a 5-hour training prior to the beginning of each semester
Minimum Qualifications:
Career Associates must be undergraduate students enrolled at Miami University as full-time students. Career Associates must possess strong communications skills, both verbally and written, and should have some familiarity with LinkedIn. Successful candidates are open-minded, interpersonally skilled, enthusiastic to learn, and dedicated both to the office and the students we serve.
Work Location:
0045 Armstrong Student Center
Hours Per Week/Work Schedule (Student Jobs):
8 - 10 Hours
For Inquiries for Posting, Contact:
Sandy Burger
Posting Inquiries Contact Information (phone, email...):
Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume
Application Types Accepted:
Student Application
Criminal Background Check Required:

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