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Our priority deadline for placement preference is February 17th. The posting will remain open until all positions are filled.


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NC State CAC program staff will be at Career Fairs and holding interest meetings throughout Spring 2023. Below are the Career Fairs we will attend this semester:

  • Social Work Career Fair | January 17th | NC State University
  • Poole College of Management Career & Internship Fair | February 3rd | NC State University
  • Job and Internship Fair | February 15th | East Carolina University
  • Eastern NC Career Alliance Spring 2023 Career Fair | February 15th | NC State University
  • Spring Career and Graduate Fair | February 21st | UNC Greensboro
  • CHASS Career Fair | February 23rd | NC State University
  • Career and Internship Fair | February 23rd | Mt. Olive University
  • Education Job Fair | March 15th | East Carolina University
  • Education Job Fair | April 25th | NC State University

We will hold interest meetings to share more about the AmeriCorps College Adviser role with CAC, how we prepare college advisers for their next steps after the Corps and to learn more from current advisers about a day in the life.

Spring 2023 Interest Meetings

Interest Meeting

Date: Thursday, January 19th

Time: 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Location: Talley Student Union 4270, NC State University

Virtual Interest Meeting

Date: Tuesday, February 7th

Time: 7:00 – 8:00 PM

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AmeriCorps College Adviser 23-24 Cohort

Application

The AmeriCorps College Adviser Application will open Monday, January 9th on the NCSU Jobs website.

AmeriCorps College Adviser Role

What We Do:

  • 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

Requirements:

  • Earned a bachelor’s degree within the last four (4) years
  • Be able to relocate to or near the service area 
  • Possess a strong commitment to service

AmeriCorps Members must be:

  • 18 years of age
  • US citizens or lawful permanent resident
  • Submit to criminal background checks
  • Have a social security card

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.

Annual Compensation*:

  • $32,000-33,00- Annual Living Allowance for full-time Members
  • $6,895 – Segal Education Award (AmeriCorps benefit)
  • $5,820 – Health insurance, including vision and dental, at no cost to Members

Total compensation package: $43,715

*Final compensation based on grantors

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

Interested in FREE Graduate School?

The Equity Fellows Program aims to increase college retention and completion rates for underrepresented students through high-quality first and second-year advising. Equity Fellows exclusively hires alumni from CAC Programs to serve as Equity Fellows!

  • Open to those seeking graduate degrees at NC State University, UNC Charlotte, North Carolina A&T State University, or UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Graduate assistantship with full tuition and fee remission
  • $10,000 stipend
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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:


NC State CAC Interest Form

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This semester we will be at various career fairs throughout North Carolina. Make sure to visit us at any of the fairs listed above to learn more about the NC State College Advising Corps!
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Join us at the NC State School of Social Work Career Fair today until 2pm! ...