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Students at JMU live in a rapidly changing world and are presented with a complex set of employment decisions.  POSC Career Peer Advisors, nominated by the faculty, work with departmental administrators, faculty and alumni to help their fellow students navigate the maze of information surrounding career opportunities.  They profile alumni success, host departmental events and do research projects on the employment options for our majors.  Their work keeps current students in touch with the alumni who have become agents of change and models across the professions, throughout the Commonwealth and around the world.

The CPA Program...

  • Offers students a new access point and bridge to established department and campus-wide resources for career planning
  • Creates service and leadership opportunities for CPA team members
  • Builds a community of students with similar long-term interests
  • Encourages students to explore career paths while there is still time to make optimal course selections & strategic decisions about summer experiences
  • Helps students approach graduation with a little less anxiety
  • Works with students and alumni on a variety of events including:
    • Homecoming Weekend
    • Open Houses
    • Choices
    • Transfer Advising
    • Alumni Panels

On Friday September 22, 2017 the Career Peer Advisors hosted a Department of State Internship Program Workshop. Please click here to download the materials from this workshop.

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