Career Services Student Advisory Board: Career Services is introducing a new initiative to engage students who will advocate for the career and employment needs of students across the faculties of Arts and Social Science, Public Affairs, Science and Engineering. The Career Services Student Advisory Board will be tasked to provide new insights, constructive feedback and the student perspective on emerging employment issues and concerns to assist with the enhancement of our services.

Purpose: The Career Services Student Advisory Board is an initiative to help gain a better understanding of the needs of students with respect to their career development and employment concerns. This board will help Career Services gain insight into student expectations for services and quality of service for the purpose of the development and improvement of student-facing, on-line services, student communications, career counselling, employment advising, employment programming and events and to identify any gaps.

Benefits: As a Career Services Student Board Member you will have the opportunity:

  • to make an impact on campus and be a stakeholder in helping Career Services with strategic initiatives
  • to provide input and help shape future career programming and services to meet the career development needs and interests of students
  • to develop professional communication, critical thinking, leadership, collaboration skills to enhance your resume
  • to place this experience on your Co-Curricular Record

Who Can Apply:

  • students at the undergrad and grad level within Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Science
  • creative thinkers who are able to identify innovative ideas to student career and employment challenges
  • highly motivated individuals who enjoy discussing and brainstorming student issues
  • able to commit to attend 2-3 meetings (1.5 hr meetings) per semester at Career Services
  • able to commit to respond to email surveys or questions on your thoughts and ideas
  • able to commit time to have conversations and gather feedback from student peers

Responsibilities:

  • discuss current career-related issues and concerns experienced by students on campus
  • share feedback to Career Services on new and existing initiatives geared toward improving student communications, employment programs and events, counselling and services
  • provide insight and new ideas within student career development and help to facilitate successful student engagement strategies

Thank you to all students who submitted an application. Selected students will be contacted shortly. 

Questions? Please contact:

Lorraine Anderson
Student Employment Programs
lorraine.anderson@carleton.ca