Extending Learning Within and Beyond the Classroom

Student Engagement

Career Peer Educators

The Career Peer Educators (CPE's) are leaders who assist their peers in developing lifelong career management skills. By conducting drop-in resume reviews and attending professional development meetings, CPE's become proficient in many of the skills employers look for in new hires, such as communication, problem solving, and leadership.

Applications for the Career Peer Educators are accepted year round, however, review of applications is in November/December for Spring admittance and again in March/April, for Fall admittance. A formal interview and presentation is required before being accepted into the program. The application can be found here: sc.edu/career/cpe/cpe.html

2.5 G.P.A; Career Peer Educators must be able to work 4-5 hours a week and be able to commit to the entire Academic year.

Class Requirements:
Sophomore, Junior or Senior standing; all majors are welcome and encouraged.

CPE Orientation 1-half day (Friday) in the fall semester. Mission, goals, and introduction to services offered at Career Center will be communicated. CPE Skills and Resource training: 1-full day in the fall semester and 1-full day in spring semester. Communicates the specifics of the role of CPEs and trains them on resume writing, cover letter format and review, Career Center resources, drop-in procedure and C3M (appointment management system). Spring semester will include updates and revisit training topics.

CPE staff meetings are periodically on Friday's from 12-1pm throughout each semester.

Time Commitment:
5 hours per week

Melissa Cole Nagle 803.777.1204


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