Career Center Student Staff Hiring

The Career Center hires a number of student staff to assist with our daily operations of helping students through their career preparation and connecting them with employers. Meet the current team and read about our vision and mission here. 

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General Information:  

This job might be for you if… 

  • You know how to include people. (L) (TW) 
  • You like talking to people and helping others. (V/WC) 
  • You pay attention to the details. (PA) (CT/PS) 
  • You follow through and your team can count on you. (TW) (PA) 
  • You enjoy solving problems. (CT/PS) (C) 
  • You want to keep learning and growing. (SR) (CD)

You’ll love working here because…  

  • This job will prepare you for your future. 
  • You’ll meet people and build connections.  
  • We’re invested in your success.  
  • You’ll help your peers prepare for their futures. 
  • We like to have fun.  
  • We’re committed to creating an inclusive environment.  

Part of the application will be a resume. Remember, a resume can include experiences outside of paid roles, such as volunteer work, student organization involvement, classwork, etc. For assistance, check out our resume guide here and/or visit us during drop-in hours, click here for more info.  

Salaries start at $12.32 with graduate students and specialized positions receiving $13.32 – $14.32 per hour.  

Colorado State University may conduct background checks on all final candidates. 

Benefit Information: Employee Benefit information can be found on HR’s Website.  

Colorado State University follows the following Career Competencies- 

  •       Digital Proficiency DP
  •       Verbal & Written Communication V/WC
  •       Personal Accountability PA
  •       Inclusive Teamwork TW
  •       Leadership L
  •       Creativity C
  •       Career Development CD
  •       Critical Thinking/ Problem Solving CT/PS
  •       Self -Reflection SR
  •       Global Context GC

Specific Position Information:

Assessment Assistant: 

The Assessment Assistant requires a detail-oriented student with advanced computer skills to assist the Assessment Coordinator in the Career Center. Must work at least 3 days per week, approximately 10 hours total. Responsibilities include entering data for surveys into online web survey tool and manipulating a variety of data including disaggregation of data (check-in data, graduation survey data) in Excel; entering data into online job, internship, and event system, Handshake; maintaining confidentiality, and other duties as assigned.  

If you have experience with Microsoft Excel including the use of pivot tables and advanced formulas, demonstrated attention to detail, the ability to work independently and take initiative, and a commitment to equity in data, this might be the position for you. Must be trustworthy with confidential information.   

For additional questions on the Assessment Assistant  position, contact Jenny Kim – jenny.kim@colostate.edu. 

Branding & Recruitment Specialist:  

The Branding and Recruitment Specialists (BRS) will work to brand and recruit for employer partners on CSU’s campus. Each BRS will be paired with 1-3 specific partner employers to work with over an academic year. Students will be expected to work 4-10 hours/week depending on workload.  

If you are looking for a position that allows you work independently and as part of team, think creatively, helps you to establish a network with a wide variety of employers, and gives you an inside look to employer college recruiting strategies, please apply.  

For additional questions on the Branding & Recruitment Specialist  position, contact Sam Boren – sam.boren@colostate.edu. 

Career Education Specialist:  

The Career Education Specialists are vital to the mission of the Career Center and are often the first to provide students with career education and information using an equity and inclusion lens. Career Education Specialists will provide assistance to students in the advancement of student career goals through our drop in advising services. Drop-in advising is the convenient service that allows students to meet with our specialists virtually or in person, Monday through Friday during designated hours to receive assistance with their career needs which include, but not limited to, career exploration, job/internship search, on campus job search and preparation, interview preparation, resume/cover letter feedback and graduate school preparation. In addition to drop-in advising, Career Education Specialists will have opportunities to provide career education and support to our campus communities through presentations, workshops and other creative programming to advance the Career Center’s mission and vision. You do not need nor do we expect you to have substantial career knowledge; our Specialists go through a training program helping them to develop the skills and competencies needed to assist students on their career journeys. Specialists will also have opportunities for personal and professional development and on-going feedback to implement into their practice.  

The Career Center drop-in times for Fall 2021 semester: Monday-Friday 10AM-2PM.   

For additional questions on the Career Education Specialist position, contact Madigan Turnquist – madigan.turnquist@colostate.edu. 

Event and Promotion Intern:  

The Event and Promotion Intern works directly with the Engagement and Events Manager throughout all aspects of event planning and promotion of Career Center services (including events). In this role, you will develop and implement creative promotional plans aimed at increasing the Career Center’s visibility among campus and student populations, most especially traditionally underrepresented student populations. Day-to-day tasks include weekly supervisor status meetings, event planning meetings, regularly communicating with Career Center staff, employers, campus partners, student organizations and populations, management of event and “day-of” logistics. 

For additional questions on the Event and Promotion Intern position, contact Joe Akmakjian – joe.akmakjian@colostate.edu. 

Student Ambassador:

Being “the face of the Career Center”, Student Ambassadors represent the office’s mission through exceptional guest experiences both in and out of the Career Center. These leaders shape the experience of each guest by: staffing the front desk, building peer-to-peer relationships across campus (especially with student organizations), recruiting for and staffing events, actively promoting the Career Center via multiple venues (including outreach fairs and promotion in the Plaza), and delivering presentations.   

You might enjoy this position if you have strong verbal, interpersonal and project management skills. We are also looking for those who are dependable, motivated, and flexible.   

For additional questions on the Student Ambassador position, contact Joe Akmakjian – joe.akmakjian@colostate.edu. 

Tech Coordinator:

The Tech Coordinator will provide technical support for the staff at the Career Center, via Zoom, over the phone, and eventually, in person. This person will help setup new users, image PCs, troubleshoot both PCs and MACs, troubleshoot printing issues, perform website updates in WordPress. The Career Center is looking for a candidate with a strong work ethic who is dependable and can take directions well. You don’t need advanced computer skills, however, you *do* need to be coachable, adaptable, willing to learn, and willing to go out and find the answers.  

Looking for someone who can work 10-15 hrs/week with excellent interpersonal & customer services skills. Candidates with previous customer facing experience, such as retail, restaurants, housing & dining, etc. are highly encouraged to apply. Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills are also important.  

For additional questions on the Tech Coordinator position, contact Marian Shon – marian.shon@colostate.edu.