Extending Learning Within and Beyond the Classroom

Student Engagement

Career Peer Educator

Description:
The Career Peer Education (CPE) program provides the opportunity for students to contribute to the career development of their peers by assisting with Career Center presentations, résumé critiquing, marketing and promotion, and career events.

Recruitment:
January/February posted at http://www.sc.edu/career/cpe/calendar.html
Applicants will be required to attend at least one information session, at which time they will receive additional information about the position, application materials and details about the interview and required presentation. (mini-PowerPoint) All Sessions are held in the Career Center Offices, H William Close (BA) building room 602B

Qualifications:
Customer service, communication skills, enthusiasm, initiative, interest in the Career Center, personality, professionalism, and responsibility

Minimum qualifications for application:

  • Full-time USC student
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Requirements to apply:

  • Required to attend an information session.
  • Completion of application résumé, and cover letter - type and submit to the Career Center, H. William Close (BA) Building, 6th floor
  • Completion of interview (30 minutes), including preparing and delivering a 5-minute mock presentation on a topic of your choice

Class Requirements:
None

Training:
Training will be set in the spring and posted on the CPE webpage under important dates. Visit the CPE page at www.sc.edu/career/cpe/cpe.html.

Professional Development:
Third Friday of the Month from 3:30-4:30 pm

Meetings:
Third Friday of the Month from 2:30-5:00 pm

Time Commitment:
5 hours per week

Contact:
Alicia Bervine 803.777.3972 abervine@sc.edu

Pay:
None

Social Media Site:
www.facebook.com/CPEatUSC