Career Assistant

Employer

Career Center

Summer 2014 with the option to continue through Fall 2014

Address

Career Services Department
1st Floor Wentworth Hall


Purpose of Jobs, Duties, and Responsibilities

Working at the Career Center exposes Career Assistants (CA) to all the nuances of career success.  The successful candidate for this role will be a vital member of our team and will be a part of behind-the-scenes processes of students applying for and finding jobs.

The Wentworth Co-op Program is a cornerstone of education at WIT, and we help hundreds of students each semester (including the summer) to find co-op jobs. We have hundreds of employer relationships, and we rely on each member of our office to foster those valuable relationships—including our Career Assistants.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Data gathering, entry and analysis
  • Marketing support: assistance with flyers, social media and online communication, input to outreach campaigns)
  • Promoting and executing event success: Mock Interview Day, Career Fair, workshops and other events
  • Hosting employers when they interview on campus
  • Answering student questions about events, processes, staff availability, & general services offered
  • Additional responsibilities will be added depending on the candidates’ desire, training and ability to assist students in the job search process; including: resume review, cover letter editing and interview preparation.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Ability to learn technical applications quickly
  • Excellent attitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be on time and ready to work when shift begins and stay to end of assigned shift
  • Able to lift 40 pounds and stand for 2-3 hours
  • Prioritize multiple work tasks
  • Great communication skills, particularly face-to-face conversations
  • Desired but not required (trainable):
  • Excel advanced functions, Outlook Calendar, Google docs, Survey Monkey, Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook administration are all helpful

The position will be staffed from 9:00AM to 4:30PM Monday through Friday by a combination of students hired.

$8.50/hr

Supervisor and Contact Information

Bridget Aureli
aurelib@wit.edu
617-989-4106

Federal Work-Study, Leopard Work Program, or both

Federal Work-Study/WIT Work

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