Join our UCAR Peer Mentor Team

Join our Team!

The UNT Career Center is looking for enthusiastic students with a passion for educating and mentoring to join our UCAR Career Readiness Peer Mentoring Team!

Career Readiness Peer Mentors serve as online course instructors to students enrolled in the Second Year Career Readiness Seminar (UCAR 2000Z). They are responsible for grading assignments, meeting with students for check-ins, serving as a resource and promoting the benefits of participating in and completing the Career Readiness Seminar to students enrolled, incoming students, and the UNT community.

Job Responsibilities

  • Review and grade each Checkpoint and Extra Credit options per Module.
  • Advise an assigned group of students (across 2- 4 course sections) participating in the Career Readiness Seminar though the review of Checkpoints via email, zoom, course, or in person.
  • Communicate with students through Canvas, 1:1 mentoring sessions, email (Outlook) and video call (zoom)
  • Assist students in seminar with creating and/or updating Resume, Cover letter and LinkedIn profile.
  • Participate in Career Center wide review sessions and peer advising workshops.
  • Become a peer expert in the modules presented in the Career Readiness Second Year Seminar. Modules include:
    • Skills and Upskilling
    • Majors and Careers
    • Internships
    • Professional Communication
  • Attend Team Meetings once per week
  • Support UNT Career Center events and initiatives as needed. This includes tabling, event check-in, drop-in resume review assistance and more.

Other Benefits:

  • Coaching and mentoring experience
  • Online course management experience using Canvas
  • Hands-on experience working one-on-one with UNT students
  • Direct supervision from a Career Coach and individualized professional development support and 1:1 goal setting discussions
  • All Mentors will receive career readiness training on a variety of topics as well as have the opportunity to participate in other professionally developmental opportunities and events.
  • Other skills gained include: Technical Skills like Microsoft Outlook, Teams, Excel, Word, Canvas, Conducting Online Research, Written and verbal communication skills, organization skills, time management, customer service, peer-to-peer coaching, teamwork, professionalism


  • Undergraduate students only
  • Must be a current UNT student who will be enrolled for the Fall 2024 – Spring 2025 semesters
  • 2.75 GPA or Higher
  • Must have at least 2 years of experience as a student at UNT. Preference will be given to sophomore and junior level candidates.
  • Successful completion of the UCAR 2000Z Course is preferred
  • Must be available to work 15 hours per week, at least 3 days per week consistently from August 2024 – May 2025.
  • Must be in compliance with the student code of conduct

Want to learn more? Attend one of our upcoming information sessions!

Monday, April 14 pm – 5 pmSage Hall 260
Tuesday, April 911:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Thursday, April 114 pm – 5 pmSage Hall 260
Monday, April 153 pm – 4 pm