Career Center Ambassador (CCA)


The Career Center Ambassadors (CCA) program is designed to provide assistance to the University of Kentucky students and alumni at a peer-to-peer level. CCA's are trained to participate and assist the Career Counselors and Staff in all areas of the James W. Stuckert Career Center services. Position responsibilities include: Career Center overview presentations, student outreach, planning and working at career-related events and fairs, leading special projects and workshops, and promoting Career Center events and programs through distributing marketing materials. Ambassadors are chosen in the spring semester for the following academic year.

Career Ambassadors will receive a $400-600 stipend for a full year or they can choose to utilize work study funds if eligible.

Career Ambassadors also have the option of receiving up to 3 credits of EXP 396 on a P/F basis per semester. Confirm your College requirements and guidelines for experiential credit towards graduation upon applying.

Read CCA Testimonials.

 

Responsibilities

• Attend one-day mandatory orientation/training on Monday, August 25, 2014. 
• Attend weekly meetings (training/professional development) starting in September 2013.
• Career Center overview presentations.
• Assist students with career library resources, Wildcat CareerLink and other career-related information.
• Aid Career Counselors in planning and presenting workshops.
• Promote Career Center events and programs through distribution of marketing materials.
• Represent the Career Center during campus and community events, career fairs and outreach programs.
• Coordinate career-related programs throughout the academic year.
• Assist in the recruitment, selection, orientation, and training of future CCAs.

Eligibility

  • A full-time University of Kentucky student with a minimum GPA of 2.75.
  • Ability to make a minimum commitment of two semesters (Fall and Spring only) to the Career Center Ambassadors Program.
  • Ability to meet minimum of 40-60 hours per semester, evening hours will be requested.

How to Apply

  • Students can apply once a year, in March, to join the Career Center Ambassadors program. Students must submit a completed application, cover letter, resume, three references, and a copy of your unofficial transcript.
  • Apply here via Wildcat CareerLink or Download application form (PDF)
 

Delta Epsilon Iota (DEI)

Delta Epsilon Iota (DEI) is an academic honorary established for the purpose of identifying and encouraging undergraduate scholars whose Dedication, Enthusiasm, and Initiative distinguish them as models of achievement, leadership, and service. Committed to the advancement of its members, DEI promotes lifetime career planning and placement, supports student-initiated chapter development, and reserves a significant portion of organizational revenue for scholarship awards. The most immediate and permanent benefit of DEI membership is a national recognition of the level of achievement it identifies. As both membership and alumni rolls grow, career networking opportunities and resources also multiply. To learn more visit Delta Epsilon Iota

Eligibility

Delta Epsilon Iota (DEI) is an academic honorary and as such as requirements. To be invited to join DEI, you must have completed 30 hours and have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or above. All majors are welcome to join!

Opportunities for Leadership

UK's Delta Epsilon Iota (DEI) Chapter began in Spring 2006. As a relatively new chapter, there are many opportunities to for leadership.

For more information about leadership opportunities with the UK Chapter email Azetta Beatty.

 

 

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