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Become an Adviser

We are accepting applications and interviewing candidates! Priority placement will go to those applicants who apply by February 21st.

Attend an Information Session

We are hosting a series of virtual and in-person information sessions this Spring! If you would like to learn more about NC State College Advising Corps, attend one of the sessions below:


  • Tuesday, January 16th, 2-3pm, Talley Suite 4210 (Student Leadership and Engagement Suite)


AmeriCorps College Adviser 24-25 Cohort


The AmeriCorps College Adviser Application is now live. You can apply on the NC State 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


  • 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*

  • $34,000-35,000 – Annual Living Allowance for full-time Members
  • $7,395 – Segal Education Award (AmeriCorps benefit)
  • $5,820 – Health insurance, including vision and dental, at no cost to Members

Total compensation package: $47,215

*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

Learn More