Federal Work Study for CCLD

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School/Department: Center of Career and Leadership Development
Primary Location: Cochran
Position: Student
Job Type: Part Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled

JOB SUMMARY: Middle Georgia State University is seeking candidates for an Institutional Work Study position in the Center for Career and Leadership Development on the Cochran Campus.


  • Helps with daily operations of running the office (answering phones, making copies, distributing mail, assisting walk-ins, etc).
  • Communicates professionally on the phone and in-person to resolve or escalate inquiries.
  • Schedules appointments for the Center for Career and Leadership Development staff.
  • Provides one-on-one guidance on student-submitted resumes and cover letters.
  • Answer general questions on interviewing, professional attire, career fair prep, Linkedin, and job search.
  • Maintains the Professional Closet, including sorting donations, organizing clothing, and writing receipts.
  • Handles approval of employers, jobs, and internships on university job board system, Handshake.
  • Instructs students on taking career assessment tests (Focus2 and ONET Interest Profiler).
  • Promotes the Center for Career and Leadership Development at virtual or in-person school events, such as Club Rush, Orientation, Graduation Finale, etc.
  • Conducts virtual presentations related to our services and Handshake.
  • Markets Center for Career and Leadership Development events on campus via hosting information tables around campus or virtually and encouraging attendance.
  • Maintain spreadsheets and data related to sign-in sheets, number of event attendees, etc.
  • Assists the staff and the Director of the Center for Career and Leadership Development with other duties as assigned.


  • Must have GPA of at least 2.5.
  • Knowledge of University policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge and customer service principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.
  • Oral and communication skills.

APPLICATION DEADLINE Review of applications will begin immediately.  Position will be posted until filled.

TO APPLY: Application for all student worker jobs are required to have completed a FAFSA for this academic year.  Interested candidates should complete an online application at: https://www.mga.edu/human-resources/jobs/applications/student-worker-application.php. Put the position you are applying for as “Center for Career and Leadership Development – Cochran” so we know which campus you are applying for. 

Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.

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