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What is the Student Advisory Board?

Want to have a voice in shaping career services on campus? We want to hear from YOU!

The Student Advisory Board will:

  • provide CAP with ongoing student feedback to improve how we facilitate students career development
  • offer students who are selected a more in-depth connection to all of our career services
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What are some of the benefits?

If you're selected to be a part of the board, you can...

  • Shape CAP services and resources for future students
  • Network with employers and campus partners
  • Gain experience serving on an advisory board (a great opportunity for your resume!)
  • Expand your leadership and professional communication skills
  • Have your bio on the CAP website
  • Enjoy free lunches and swag
What would the commitment look like?

You would be expected to...

  • Attend all scheduled meetings (3 per semester, 6 per academic year)
  • Participate in discussions and share ideas for improving CAP resources
  • Identify ways to pinpoint and meet student needs on campus
  • Share information about CAP resources (informally and formally) with fellow students, faculty, and others
  • Maintain an up-to-date resume on Recruit-A-Duke
  • Attend at least one CAP event per semester
What are you looking for in Advisory Board applicants?

To be competitive you would need to demonstrate...

  • Enthusiasm about creating closer connections between Career & Academic Planning and JMU students
  • Interest in brainstorming career and professional topics, and students' needs in these areas
  • Creative or innovative problem-solving skills
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7
  • Leadership in other areas
  • Communication, teamwork, flexibility, and professionalism
I'm interested! Now what?
  • Research our office. Our website includes a lot of information about our services. Before applying, take some time to familiarize yourself with Recruit-A-Duke, our online jobs and internships database. Learn as much as you can so that you can demonstrate understanding of our mission, what we're doing well, and what we could improve.
  • Think about the impact you want to make. What kind of stamp would you like to leave on CAP? What's missing in terms of our services and resources? How can we deliver our messages, services, etc. more effectively to students? How can CAP better connect with the student body?
  • Draft a strong resume. If you haven't already, use our online resume guide to put your resume together. This helps us see where you ve been, what skills you bring, and your previous accomplishments. Don't hold back. Give us an idea of what you're capable of!
  • Apply! We are now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year. Email your resume to recruitaduke@jmu.edu with the following subject line: "Student Advisory Board Application". The application deadline is April 1, 2017.

Meet the Student Advisory Board

missing photoBrock Addison
Senior
Business Management and
Psychology major
Edgar GuzmanEdgar Guzman
Senior
Accounting major
Emilia WeaverEmilia Weaver
Senior
Psychology major
Erin SullivanErin Sullivan
Senior
Psychology major
Jamison ClarkeJamison Clarke
Senior
Public Policy major
Jordan TaylorJordan Taylor
Senior
Communications major
Katherine BrallierKatherine Brallier
Sophomore
Health Service
Administration major
Kevin DannaherKevin Dannaher
Sophomore
Biochemistry major
Madison KalskiMadison Kalski
Senior
Health Sciences major
Nicole WilliamsonNicole Williamson
Junior
Computer Information Systems major
Olivia GentilcoreOlivia Gentilcore
Senior
Communication Studies major
Stavros KontziasStavros Kontzias
Senior
Finance major
Tara AbramsTara Abrams
Junior
Social Work major
Victoria CiavarraVictoria Ciavarra
Senior
ISAT major

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