Loyola University Maryland

The Career Center

Loyola Career Ambassadors

Loyola Career Ambassadors (LCAs) are a select group of Loyola students.  Serving as front line greeters, they are trained in best practices to help fellow students with early career development, providing initial resume reviews, presentations, and other career resources. This is a paid position.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist fellow students with resume and cover letter reviews, navigating Handshake, Career Center resources and career-related inquiries
  • Mentor peers through their career development process
  • Facilitate classroom and residence hall presentations
  • Engage with team of fellow LCAs to develop skills and collaborate on team projects as assigned
  • Facilitate conversations through various settings (Pop-Ups, Classrooms, Etc.) to normalize career process and help students establish their own goals, identify next steps, and to help them understand resources
  • Trained to work with the diverse student population that includes undergraduate students, and graduate students
  • Receive ongoing training in the following: Providing constructive feedback to peers, learning to articulate skills and strengths, writing professionally, including resumes, cover letters, and other professional correspondence

Qualifications

  • No previous experience necessary and all majors and class years welcome to apply
  • Current undergraduate student
  • Available to work 5-8 hours per week
  • Ability to commit to at least 2 semesters (Fall 2021 & Spring 2022)
  • Ability to commit to pre-fall training (end of August)
  • Must be able to attend all team meetings/training and major events (some nights and weekends)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Desire to help others with career-related needs
  • Excellent communication skills

Application Process

  • Application will be available through Handshake; required materials: application form, supplemental questions, and resume
  • Recruitment in the Spring (February-March), start date will be the following Fall (August)

*Due to conflicts with Fall training, LCAs cannot serve in any of the following roles: Resident Assistant, Evergreens, Executive Board of the Student Government Association, OPTIONS or Campus Activities Board, Pre-Fall Leader (through various offices), Campus Ministry Intern or a Student Coordinator, Creative Assistant or Student Assistant with CCSJ or any other position that conflicts with the training in August.

Zach Samson
Alumni

Zach Samson

This 2014 graduate is a special agent with the United States Capitol Police in Washington, D.C.

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