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Career Centre Peer Advisor Program - Information Session

Mar 12/13

Date: Mar 12/13
Time: 18:00 - 18:30
Location: Career Centre, 192 King St. N.
Cost: Free

Looking for a Rewarding On-Campus Volunteer Opportunity?
Become a Career Centre Peer Advisor!

As a Peer Advisor, you will gain experience in the fields of employment advising, marketing/promotions, research, and writing. You will attain a better understanding of recruiting and selection, and enhance your consultation, presentation and writing skills. As the link between the Career Centre and the student body, you will have the opportunity to develop professional communication skills. You will also become knowledgeable in the most current and effective job search and resumé writing strategies. You may also include your role as a Peer Advisor on your Laurier Co-curricular Record.

We have high expectations of our Peer Advisors, and they are integral to our department’s success.

Duties and responsibilities include:

- Staffing Career Centre information booths on campus to help market events and services to your peers

- Assisting fellow students with preparing an effective resumé

- Completing special projects that range from creating videos, interviewing alumni about their career path, researching specific careers and drafting reports

- Writing about career-related topics for the Career Centre blog and the monthly Career Forward newsletter

- Helping your peers understand how the Career Centre can help them achieve their career goals

- Implementing marketing strategies to promote the Career Centre to your peers using various means of communication (e.g., Facebook, residence outreach, distributing promotional materials, encouraging campus clubs or associations to partner with the Career Centre for a career-related event, etc.)

- Staffing on-campus employer recruiting sessions

What do we require from you?

- A commitment of 5 hours per week in both fall and winter terms

- A passion for helping your peers succeed

- A willingness to take on projects that will enhance your own career development

- Creativity, initiative and reliability

Attend this information session to learn more about the program.

To apply to become a Peer Advisor for the 2013-14 academic year, please visit

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Contact: Career Centre
Phone: 519.884.0710 x4495

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