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Career Education Specialist

Students in this position serve their peers by providing career education in drop-ins and through presentations. Drop-ins are 15-minute 1:1 meetings with students that cover an array of topics including; career exploration, job/internship search, on-campus job search and preparation, interview preparation, resume/cover letter feedback, and graduate school preparation. Drop-ins are Tuesday-Friday 11 am-3 pm. Specialists are also responsible for offering workshops to students on similar career topics. Workshop presentations are created for the Specialist during their first year in the position and then are expected to create their own with support from their supervisor. Specialists are also expected to engage in all student staff training and bi-weekly meetings with the team.


  • Work-Study Award
  • Desire to help others
  • Willingness to learn

How to Apply

Please submit all 3 of the following documents to Handshake:

  1. Resume
  2. Monday-Friday availability (Drop-ins are 11 AM - 3 PM)
  3. 5-7 sentence paragraph on why you are interested in this position.

Resume Guidance

Part of the application will be a resume. Remember, a resume can include experiences outside of paid roles, such as volunteer work, student organization involvement, classwork, etc. For assistance, check out the following resources.

Work Study, Background Check & Benefits

  • Only applicants with work-study may apply. Students can check their work-study award on RAMweb. If an award is not shown on their financial aid package, they should contact the Office of Financial Aid to have a counselor review their eligibility.
  • Colorado State University may conduct background checks on all final candidates.
  • Employee benefit information can be found on CSU’s HR Website.