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group shotPeer Career Advisors are trained and supervised paraprofessionals who provide career assistance to other students through the UAB Career Center. Responsibilities of Peer Career Advisors include critiquing resumes, conducting practice interviews, assisting peers with job search strategies, and promoting the UAB Career Center.

Meet our Peer Career Advisors

Apply to be a Peer Career Advisor now!

There are many reasons to be a Peer Career Advisor!

  • Assist fellow UAB students
  • Gain valuable communication, active listening, presentation and leadership skills
  • Develop event planning, organizational and professional social media savvy
  • Strengthen resume and interview skills and learn to market your degree
  • Conduct effective internship and full-time job searches or prepare for graduate school
  • Network with career professionals and on-campus recruiters
  • Increase your knowledge of UAB resources and services

How to Apply:


  • Rising UAB Sophomore, Junior, or Senior with a 3.0 minimum overall GPA
  • Strong interpersonal skills and high level of professionalism
  • The ability to communicate in a concise and effective manner, both verbally and in writing
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, Google Docs and similar
  • Must be available for three days of paid training prior to the start of the semester

To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and your class schedule to careercenter@uab.edu with the subject line “Peer Career Advisor positon."

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How do I meet with a Peer Career Advisor?

Stop by the UAB Career Center to meet with a PCA for:

  • Major and Career Exploration
  • Resumes, Cover Letters, LinkedIn
  • Interviewing
  • Job and Internship Search
  • Graduate School