Skip to content Skip to main navigation Report an accessibility issue

Peer Career Advisors


Meet our Peer Career Advisors

Peer Career Advisors are trained and supervised paraprofessionals who provide career assistance to other students through the Center for Career Development & Academic Exploration. Responsibilities of Peer Career Advisors include ritiquing resumes, conducting practice interviews, assisting peers with job search strategies, and promoting the Center for Career Development & Academic Exploration. Hiring takes place each fall.

There are many reasons to be a Peer Career Advisor!

  • Assist fellow UT students
  • Gain valuable communication, active listening, presentation, and leadership skills
  • Develop event planning and organizational and professional social media savvy
  • Strengthen resume and interview skills and learn to market your degree
  • Conduct effective internship and full-time job searches or prepare for graduate school
  • Network with career professionals and on-campus recruiters
  • Increase your knowledge of UT resources and services

How to Apply:

  • Qualifications:
    • Desire to assist other UT students!
    • Strong written, verbal, and customer service skills
    • Creativity, work ethic, and productivity with minimal supervision
    • Minimum GPA of 2.75
    • Ability to participate in 5 hours of weekly paid training in spring 2023
    • Ability to work shifts between 9 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday
    • Preferred commitment to work two years after hire
    • Able to attend mandatory weekly training sessions time/day TBD

Questions? Contact Assistant Director, Aiola Gill

How do I meet with a Peer Career Advisor?

Visit Drop-In Hours at the Center for Career Development & Academic Exploration to meet with a PCA for:

  • Major and Career Exploration
  • Resumes, Cover Letters, LinkedIn
  • Interviewing
  • Job and Internship Search
  • Graduate School