Career Peer Advising Program

In need of some quick career advice?

Stop in during drop-in hours to meet with a Career Peer Advisor!
Walk-In Hours: M-F, 10am-3pm while school is in session 
(Career Peer Advisors are not available during the summer, spring or winter breaks)

Peer Advisors 2019-2020

 

What is the Peer Advisor Program?

The Pomerantz Career Center Peer Advisor Program serves as a way for UI students to receive high-quality career advice from their peers in a timely manner.

 

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 HireaHawk 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 

 

What Students Are Saying

  • "This is a great program. I think everyone at the University should use it!"
  • "My peer advisor spoke to me as a peer and her suggestions for my resume were clear and very helpful."
  • "I received great advice! Once I change my resume, I'm coming back so a peer can look at it again!"
  • "After just 15 minutes, I feel much more confident in the quality of my resume."


Want to Become a Career Peer Advisor?

We are looking 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!