Career Peer Program

Peer mentors assist the LSU Olinde Career Center in serving students through outreach, education and advice in one-on-one interactions and group presentations. *Career Peer applications are closed for the 2018-19 academic year.

 

What Career Peers do for LSU students 

  • Present services offered through Olinde Career Center to various student groups and units on campus
  • Provide students with résumé, cover letter, interview and resource tips via peer-to-peer walk-in appointments

 

Benefits of being a Career Peer

  • Presentation skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professional development training
  • Work and leadership experience
  • Résumé writing and critiquing skills
  • Relationships with LSU professional staff
  • Personal career development and planning through mentoring from staff

 

Why would YOU want to be a Career Peer?

On paper, this experiential learning integrates career knowledge and theory with practical application and skill development in a professional setting. Participating students gain transferrable skills and competencies which can benefit them professionally and personally. In reality, it's fun!  Let us know if you are interested by emailing career@lsu.edu.