Career Coach Advising

UofL Career Development Center - Graduate Career Coach (Advising)

The Career Development Center must support the mission, academic programs and advancement of the institution. Within this context, the primary purpose of the Career Development Center is to assist students and alumni in developing, evaluating, and/or implementing career, education and employment decisions.



As a Graduate Career Coach you will be responsible for the following:

Career Advising (40%)

  • Counsel students about career options, career decision making, professional development, networking, job search strategies, and interviewing skills
  • Administer and interpret standardized instruments for career assessment, counseling and exploration including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory and FOCUS 2
  • Provide students with resources on academic majors and career paths
  • Act as a career liaison to the College of Arts and Sciences


Internal Career Center Committee Leadership and Engagement (35%)

  • Co-supervise the Career Peer Advisor program. Assist with recruitment, interviewing and training
  • Oversee interventions for pre-major and exploratory students with 30+ hours, including all processes, communication and assessment
  • Serve as a member of the Career Exploration Committee. Assist committee by developing workshops and programs for new student orientation and GEN-101
  • Attend weekly staff meetings


Campus Programming, Presentations and Outreach (25%)

  • Engage in campus-wide initiatives including the Leadership and Strategic Career Development course (GEN-204)
  • Present to student groups, classes, organization and campus partners
  • Advise the Young Communication Professionals RSO in the planning and implementation of their spring internship fair




  • Full-time in-state tuition remission for fall and spring semesters
  • $1,200 stipend per month for 10 months
  • Individual health insurance



  • Must be enrolled in a Graduate School program
  • Must be committed to working with students



Mackenzie Adriance
Assistant Director, University of Louisville Career Development Center