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Loyola Career Ambassador (2022-2023 Academic Year) - Work Study (Preferred) OR Direct Hire

Why become a Loyola Career Ambassador (LCA)?

  • Receiving training in resumes, cover letters, job/internship search, presentation skills, customer service, professional email and phone, and administrative and technical tasks including Handshake, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Help your peers in the early stages of their career development, including resume review
  • Develop relationships with fellow LCAs, professional Career Advisors, employers, graduate students, and alumni
  • Ongoing professional development including interests, personality, and strengths assessments with professional career advisors and counselors, networking, informational interviewing, providing constructive feedback, learning to articulate skills and strengths


Customer Service 

  • Greet Career Center visitors and answer phones to direct them to the appropriate team or professional staff member 
  • In-the-moment Internet search or inquiry with fellow team members to provide answers and resources for students 
  • Maintaining professional and approachable verbal and nonverbal language while managing the welcome area 

Peer Appointments and Presentations 

  • 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 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 
  • Facilitate classroom and residence hall presentations 

General Support for Career Center Operations

  • Engage with team of fellow LCAs to develop skills and collaborate on team projects as assigned 
  • 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 
  • Help keep office, lounge, and general area organized and clean 
  • Running errands (i.e. dropping off or obtaining documents or items from other offices across campus etc.) 
  • Working in “Teams” website to receive and file documents 


  • No previous experience is necessary and all majors are encouraged to apply 
  • All class years eligible to apply. Preference given to first-years, sophomores, and juniors.
  • Current undergraduate student 
  • Available to work 6-8 hours per week 
  • Ability to commit to at least 2 semesters (Fall 2022 & Spring 2023). Exceptions can be made if available for pre-fall training.  
  • Ability to commit to pre-fall training (8/30/22-9/2/22) 
  • 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, organizational, and time-management skills 
  • Ability to adapt in a dynamic and unpredictable environment 
  • Prior experience in retail, food service, or other jobs utilizing customer service skills is a plus! 

Application Process 

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