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Part-Time Student Peer Coach

Company: Indiana University
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Special Instructions Summary

Applicants will be asked to provide a written statement describing interest in the position at the onset of the interview.



Department Information

The Walter Center for Career Achievement exists to empower every Arts + Sciences student to turn their diverse talents and passions into successful and rewarding careers. Through a community-centered approach, we develop meaningful connections and deliver expert guidance that creates opportunities for students to successfully engage with employers, industry experts, and alumni.

We believe that career development is a fundamental component of an Arts + Sciences education. As a team, we relentlessly pursue innovation and excellence to be national leaders in the provision of career services. More information can be found: here.

The College values diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core strength and essential element in the success of its educational mission. For full diversity statement, visit our website: here.

Job Summary

The College of Arts + Sciences Walter Center for Career Achievement team is currently seeking undergraduate students to assist in career programming and coaching.

Coach undergraduate students on career preparation-related topics such as resume writing, cover letter writing, job search strategies and interviewing preparation.

Partner with fellow peer and professional career coaches to operate Career Studio for drop-in career coaching.

Review resumes and cover letters submitted online through Handshake and the center's website.

Conduct career-related presentations on a variety of topics to diverse groups of individuals and student organizations across campus.

Assist in outreach and planning specialized career programming for students.

Research and collaborate on projects for the Walter Center on a variety of topics, which may include: assessment phone calling, marketing, blog writing, data entry, employer relations, and alumni relations.

Note: This position begins during the Fall 2021 semester. We'd like students to be available beginning early August for paid training.

Required Qualifications


Certified major in the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University.

Strong communication, teamwork, and interpersonal skills. Comfortable presenting to small groups and meeting individually with others. Interest and passion for helping others.


Freshman-Junior class standing.

Working Conditions / Demands

Standard office environment. Available to work a flexible work week.

Work Location

Bloomington Campus

Bloomington, Indiana

Advertised Salary

$10.15 per hour.

Work Hours

Peer coaches are required to work 8-10 hours per week.

Job Classification

Career Level: Temporary

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Function: Temporary Hourly

Job Family: Temporary Student

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Posting Disclaimer

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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