Become an Adviser

We’re Hiring! Join our 2021-2022 cohort! 

Are you interested in a service-based program that will help launch your career and allow you to make a difference? Consider joining the NC State College Advising Corps!

CAC College Adviser Position 21-22 (June 2021)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one college application and financial aid assistance to students and families
  • Organize group events that encourage students and their families to consider, plan for, and apply to colleges and universities
  • Collaborate with school and community partners to build a college-going culture
  • Collect and manage school-level data on students’ progress towards post-secondary planning
  • Develop expertise in admissions and financial-aid advising


  • Earn a bachelor’s degree between May 2019 and June 2021.
  • Be able to relocate to or near the service area 
  • Possess a strong commitment to service

Term of service:

Two years, including 4-week training the summer before the position begins and between Year 1 and 2. 

Annual Compensation:

  • $28,500 Annual Living Allowance
  • $6,345 Segal Education Award (AmeriCorps benefit)
  • Health insurance, including vision and dental ($5,136 annual value)

Total compensation package: $39,981

Additional Member Benefits:

  • Opportunities to participate in regional and national conferences
  • Ongoing job training and personal professional development
  • AmeriCorps member benefits, including federal loan deferment and interest forbearance
  • Connection to a national network of college access professionals

Current Vacancies

We are hiring for the following vacancies in the 21-22 academic year:

  • Ayden Grifton High School (Pitt County)
  • East Duplin High School (Duplin County)
  • Wallace-Rose Hill High School (Duplin County)
  • Washington County High School (Washington County)


Learn More


The application for the 2021-2022 cohort of college advisers is now live!

The CAC College Adviser 21-22 application is open. We are hiring for the vacancies listed above. The posting will remain open until all positions are filled. The start date for the role is July 1st and we encourage all interested applicants to submit materials as soon as possible.

The NC State College Advising Corps accepts applicants who graduated from institutions other than NC State University, provided the applicant’s home institution does not have a College Advising Corps program in operation (check “Where We Work” under the College Advising Corps National website), but initial review priority is given to graduates of NC State.

Interest Form

If you would like to learn more about the College Adviser role, updates on the program or future vacancies, please complete the form below:

2020 - 2021 College Adviser Interest Form

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Corey Aydlett is an outgoing adviser who served at North Pitt. Thank you for all your hard work Corey! He will be pursuing a position with the North Carolina Conservation Network as a Policy Associate. ...

Cindy Cortez is an outgoing adviser who served East Duplin. Thank you for all your hard work Cindy! She will be pursuing a position as a Mental Health Associate Professional at New Dimensions Group and pursing a M.S. in Mental Health Counseling. ...

Aliaha Austin is an outgoing adviser that served East Bladen. Thank you for all your hard work Aliaha! She will be pursuing a Master's of Public Policy at Duke University. ...

Jared Mathewson is an outgoing adviser who served Louisburg. Thank you for all your hard work, Jared! He will be pursuing a master's of Public Health at UNC-Chapel Hill this fall. ...

Victoria Larson is an outgoing adviser who served Southern Wayne. Thank you for all your hard work, Victoria! She will be pursuing a M.S. in Global Security, Conflict, and Cybercrime at New York University this fall. ...

Chris Walls is an outgoing advisers who served at Washington County High. Thank you for all your hard work Chris! He will be pursing a master's in Higher Education Administration at NCCU and working full time at UNC-W as a 1st year Admissions coordinator. ...