Apply to be a 2015-16 Hiatt Advisor by 2/4

Jan. 07, 2015

Hiatt is looking for rising sophomores, junior and seniors to apply to be a 2015-2016 Hiatt Advisor.  Review the job description below to see if this exciting campus leadership position is right for you!  Please note: Applications are due Wednesday, February 4, 2015.

2015-2016 Hiatt Advisor Job Description

Hiatt Advisors (HAs) complement existing Hiatt services by serving as an initial source of support for students needing career advising. HAs assist with campus-wide Hiatt programming, promote career development events, and serve as liaisons between students and Hiatt. HAs also have the opportunity to explore career opportunities from an insider's perspective and receive greater exposure to job and internship openings and graduate schools.


  • Hold drop-in hours at Hiatt at least once per week to support students’ career development needs (resume and cover letter review, job and internship search, networking, etc.).
  • Serve as voice and face of Hiatt Career Center in the campus community; bring student feedback to the Center.
  • Promote Hiatt’s career development services 
  • Deliver career-based workshops and programs to student groups

Hiatt Advisors will ideally be students who:

  • genuinely want to help fellow Brandeis students succeed
  • possess or wish to develop strong organizational skills, public-speaking techniques, and the ability to give and receive constructive criticism
  • possess strong writing skills and the ability to provide detailed feedback on written materials
  • are in good academic standing 
  • represent a wide range of academic majors, residential communities, and other interest groups at Brandeis
  • are work-study eligible (preferred but not required)


  • HAs will be paid an hourly stipend each week.
  • HAs will receive support from Hiatt staff for their own career development and will be assigned a staff mentor. 
  • HAs will receive leadership training on communication, team work, and career counseling. 
  • HAs will have unique opportunities to connect with alumni and employers.


  • HAs will be expected to return to campus for summer training in mid-August, prior to the rest of campus.
  • HAs will be expected to attend weekly hour-long Hiatt Advisor staff meetings during the academic year, in addition to their drop-in appointments and committee duties.

To apply:
Submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for (2) references in a separate document to this job posting in B.hired by Wednesday, February 4, 2015. Must also apply to position on Student Employment website. Approved resumes strongly suggested. Late applications will not be considered.