Tasks for Student Workers in Career Services

August 12, 2019 | By NACE Staff

Best Practices
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Spotlight for Career Services Professionals

What tasks do your work-study students do? Career services professionals offered lists of tasks they assign student workers in a recent discussion in the NACE Community.

  • Creating content, including blogs, email campaigns, and materials for the office bulletin board.
  • Conducting employer outreach by identifying potential recruiters, connecting with alumni at organizations not yet recruiting on campus, updating contact information, and more.
  • Answering calls, directing visitors, making appointments, stuffing folders/marketing materials, and posting and removing event flyers on campus.
  • Taking on special projects that can add to a student’s professional portfolio.
  • Creating slide decks for presentations.
  • Serving as a liaison with student clubs.
  • Hunting for first-destination data.
  • Benchmarking with peer schools in areas such as social media, website content, resources, and others.
  • Digitizing paper databases.

What other tasks do your work-study students do? Add your ideas to the conversation in the NACE Community.