The Pomerantz Career Center Peer Advisor Program serves as a way for undergraduate UI students to receive high-quality career tips and guidance from their peers.

Career Peers Advisors can help you by:

  • Reviewing your resumes and cover letters or providing information on how to get started 

  • Preparing with you for networking events and Job & Internship Fairs

  • Helping you to set up and maximize your Handshake and LinkedIn profiles

  • Assisting with job and internship searches and providing interview tips & practice 

  • Supplying information on Pomerantz Career Center programs, services and resources

  • Answering general career-related questions

  • Presenting on career-related topics to your student organization or class 

In need of some quick career advice? Schedule an appointment with a Career Peer Advisor to chat about your resume, cover letter, LinkedIn, and Handshake: Schedule Appointment Here

(Career Peer Advisors are not available during summer, spring, or winter breaks)

Student Comments

"My peer advisor spoke to me as a peer and her suggestions for my resume were clear and very helpful."

"This is a great program. I think everyone at the University should use it!"

 

Meet the Career Peer Advisors

Luz Alcala

Luz Alcala

Hometown
Villa Park, IL

Majors/Minors
Management, International Business Certificate

Career Goals
"I see my myself working in Human Resources within the recruiting aspect because I love connecting with people and helping them reach their goals. In a role like this, I can also impact a company’s hiring processes and help ensure that individuals are being hired fairly." 

Hobbies/Fun Facts
"I love watching movies, especially romcoms! I also enjoy playing badminton when I can."

Sam Andrus

Sam Andrus

Hometown
Silver Bay, MN

Majors/Minors
Enterprise Leadership, Human Relations minor, Rhetoric and Persuasion minor, Pre-Law Track

Career Goals
"
My career goal is graduate law school and practice law in a Midwest rural community."

Hobbies/Fun Facts
"I was active duty Air Force for 6 years, in that time I saw most of the U.S and a handful of countries."

Want to Become a Career Peer Advisor?

We look for new peers each school year. Peer Advisor recruitment takes place each spring semester. We encourage you to meet with a current peer to learn more about what being a Career Peer Advisor is all about! Email Courtney McClellan, Peer Program Manager, with any questions about the role (courtney-mcclellan@uiowa.edu).