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ECU Peer Career Leaders

Peer Career Leaders (PCLs) are student representatives of ECU Career Services who are knowledgeable about Career Services resources and trained to work with fellow students on a wide variety of career readiness topics.  Students who are selected to be PCLs will receive extensive hands-on training by Career Services professionals and develop transferable work-related skills including communication, advising, presenting, leadership, and teamwork. PCLs will meet with fellow students and provide advising services, programs, and presentations to help their peers develop skills needed in career development. 

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Peer Career Leaders can talk knowledgeably about Career Services activities and resources and can meet with students in residence halls and other campus locations to assist with resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and job searches. Peer Career Leaders also present Career programs at clubs and organizational meetings.

 

To Find Out When a Peer Career Leader Will Be in Your Residence Hall, email career@ecu.edu.

Resident Advisors: Click Here to book a Peer Career Leader Presentation

Clubs and Organizations: Click Here to book a Peer Career Leader Presentation


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  • Advise fellow students on career readiness skills at drop in sessions in residence halls or other approved campus locations
  • Present a variety of career readiness topics to campus clubs and organizations and at residence hall floor meetings
  • Refer peers to professional staff as appropriate
  • Promote and advocate for Career Services events and activities through tabling, information sessions, poster and flyer distribution and social media, etc. and identify additional opportunities to promote services
  • Collaborate with Career Services staff on projects and initiatives
  • Promote PCL opportunities and help recruit and train future PCL members


How Peer Career Leaders Benefit

  • Gain thorough knowledge of foundational career development tools including resumes and cover letter development, interviewing skills, job and internship search strategies, and use of career management software and technology
  • Develop and enhance leadership, presentation, and advising skills 
  • Build relations with Career Services counselors, employer relations staff, directors, and other Career Services personnel 
  • Opportunity to network with ECU alumni and employers during Career Services events 
  • Develop professional etiquette and enhance professional presence


Peer Career Leader Eligibility 


  • Maintain minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Interest in furthering your career development tool kit and enhancing your leadership skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Interest in working with peers  

Note: Priority will be given to students who can commit to more than one semester.

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Recruitment for the 2017-2018 Peer Career Leaders has closed. Interested candidates are welcome to apply during recruitment Spring 2018.

 

Students who are interested in learning more about Career Services are always welcome to volunteer at Career Services events hosted throughout the year. Volunteer opportunities are announced on an as needed basis.

 

If you would like information about how to apply in the future, please email: pippenn@ecu.edu or woodruffc@ecu.edu


Peer Career Leader Eligibility

  • Maintain minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Interest in furthering your career development tool kit and enhancing your leadership skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Interest in working with peers  

Note: Priority will be given to students who can commit to more than one semester.

Aliaha Austin, Senior, Communication Science Disorders

 

Alyssa Coleman, Junior, English, Music Minor

 

Kristin Coleman, Junior, Public Health, Concentration Community Health

 

Missel De Leon Ocanas, Junior, Hispanic Studies, Public Health, Concentration Community Health

 

Sylveonna Holmes, Junior, Communication, Concentration Interpersonal and Organizational Communication

 

Briana Hudson Junior, Public Health, Concentration Community Health

 

Madison Jaggars, Senior, Communication, Concentration Journalism

 

Darnisha Mitchell, Senior, Political Science, Minor Leadership Studies

 

Markus Mosley, Senior, Biology, Pre-Dental

 

Quax Shawn Wembley, Sophomore, Political Science and Criminal Justice

 

Sydney Williams, Public Health, Concentration, Pre-Health

 

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(Peer Career Leaders, 2016-2017)