Become an Adviser

AmeriCorps Recruitment is on the Horizon…

Recruitment for our 22-23 cohort of NC State CAC college advisers begins December 2021!

Upcoming Information Sessions

Virtual Session

Date: Monday, November 15th 

Time: 3:00-4:00pm

Zoom Link: https://go.ncsu.edu/ncstatecac-infosession

 

In-person Session

Date: Wednesday, November 17th 

Time: 5:00 – 6:00pm

Location: Witherspoon 201, NC State University

CAC College Adviser Position 22-23 

Full CAC College Adviser/AmeriCorps Member Position

  • 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:

  • Earn a bachelor’s degree between May 2020 and June 2022.
  • 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:

  • $29,500 Annual Living Allowance (estimated)
  • $6,495 Segal Education Award (AmeriCorps benefit – estimated)
  • Health insurance, including vision and dental ($5,00+ annual value)

Total compensation package: $40,000+

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

Learn More

Application

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

AmeriCorps Recruitment is on the Horizon…

Recruitment for our 22-23 cohort of NC State CAC college advisers begins December 2021!

Upcoming Information Sessions

 

CAC College Adviser Position 22-23 

Full CAC College Adviser/AmeriCorps Member Position (PDF Coming soon)

  • 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:

  • Earn a bachelor’s degree between May 2020 and June 2022.
  • 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:

  • $29,500 Annual Living Allowance (estimated)
  • $6,495 Segal Education Award (AmeriCorps benefit – estimated)
  • Health insurance, including vision and dental ($5,00+ annual value)

Total compensation package: $40,000+

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

Learn More

Application

The application for the 2022-2023 cohort of college advisers will be available in December 2021 on jobs.ncsu.edu

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:


NC State CAC Interest Form

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What a great week of preparing for Countdown to College Month in NC!

Monday-Tuesday, NC State CAC got to travel to NCState’s campus to check in with each other and plan for Countdown to College and College Application Week!

And thank you @brittanyatcfnc for presenting to Heide Trask HS seniors on the FAFSA and some best practices yesterday!
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