Center for Career Development – University of Tennessee

University of Tennessee – Center for Career Development


Peer Career Advisors

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How Do I Meet With a Peer Career Advisor?

(Available during the academic year only)
Stop by the Center for Career Development to meet with a PCA on a walk-in basis. PCAs can help you with:

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

Current Peer Career Advisors:

  • Ashleigh Williams
  • Brittany Wright
  • Corrin Phillips
  • Danielle Kowalkowski
  • Dorianna Martin
  • Kelvin Mbugua
  • Na’Sha Austin
  • Patrick Darby
  • Rachel VanDeventer
  • Shantazia Jones
  • Sontoria King

Be a Peer Career Advisor!

Peer Career Advisors are trained and supervised paraprofessionals who provide career assistance to other students through the Center for Career Development. Responsibilities of Peer Career Advisors include critiquing resumes, conducting practice interviews, assisting peers with job search strategies, and promoting the Center for Career Development.  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, 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

Applications will open Fall 2015.

Questions? Contact: Jenny Ward jlward@utk.edu

 

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