Career Fellows will . . .
- Act as ambassadors for the Career Center and promote the mission, vision and services of the Career Center
- Increase access to and awareness of career resources to the Tufts community
- Provide guidance and support to their peers on career related topics including navigating Tufts and Tufts resources, career exploration and career preparation
- Develop, plan and execute events across campus
- Support Career Center signature programs (ie Career Fair, Industry Nights, Resume Review day/nights)
Career Fellows will . . .
- Hold daily Drop-In hours for Tufts students to:
- Conduct one-on-one resume and cover letter critiques as well as discuss the internship search process and online resources
- Teach students how to navigate online resources including the Tufts Career Center website, Handshake, The Herd, LinkedIn and other major career exploration and internship job and search resources
- Develop and lead workshops on a variety of topics that promote the Career Center mission and educational goals for students
- Create and contribute regular career-advice focused content in the form of blog posts, podcasts, videos, social media posts, etc.
- Provide support at Signature Career Center events
- Other related duties as assigned
- Rising Tufts Sophomore, Junior, or Senior
- Must be in good standing with the university and have a 3.0 GPA minimum
- Be available to work 4-7 hours/week including some evening and weekend hours on the Medford campus for a full academic year
- Possess excellent written and oral communication skills, strong presentation abilities, great customer service skills, and excellent attention to detail
- Be able to work well with a team
- Have the ability to take initiative and exhibit a high level of reliability
- Be knowledgeable of student organizations and campus resources
- Past experience with or interest in Career Center resources and services a plus
- Creativity and enthusiasm!
Training, Pay, and Supervision
- Fellows must be able to attend a mandatory orientation on Wednesday May 5 from 12:30-1:30pm
- Fellows must be able to participate in ongoing training throughout the summer and attend a mandatory retreat prior to the start of Fall semester
- Fellows must attend and participate in biweekly 30 minute 1:1 meetings with supervisor and weekly 1 hour team meetings
- Career Fellows are paid $13.50 per hour
- Career Fellows will be supervised by Sheryl Rosenberg, Assistant Director
Benefits of participation
- Strengthen and develop your interpersonal, public speaking, programming, marketing, and career advising skills.
- Work in an office environment where you are truly part of the team, and where your opinions and suggestions are respected.
- Evaluate your own career development and explore new options through extensive exposure to career resources, programs, and workshops.
- Develop insight and vision regarding personal career preparation.
- Improve writing, editing, and presentation skills.
- Network and collaborate with staff, faculty and other professionals.
- Build communication and interpersonal skills through advising students.
- Increase leadership and confidence.