Student Advisory Board
The Elizabeth City State University Office of Career Development is implementing the "Career Development Student Advisory Board", which is the Student Advisory Committee. These students excel in academics, professionalism, and have a desire for progression.
The Career Development Student Advisory Board serves as the liaison between the student body, the Office of Career Development, and the professional community. The Career Development Student Advisory Board is governed by the NACE Policies and Procedures, which govern the Office of Career Development. Students from each field of study at Elizabeth City State University will be selected, based on the recommendations of their respective departments, to serve on this prestigious committee.
The Career Development Student Advisory Board will serve as a point of contact with the student body, disseminating information from the Office of Career Development as it becomes available. This advisory council will also have the opportunity to participate in seminars and workshops from the Office of Career Development on an "early bird" basis, having first-hand availability of the services offered.
The Career Development Student Advisory Board (CSSAB) will contribute to the development and continuous updating of the Career Development Center. It is established:
- in order to seek advice, input and feedback from students
- to provide a channel for career related communication between students, faculty and the department director
- to provide students with a voice in the development of career related programs and to create an approachable atmosphere for students to voice their opinions and concerns
- to provide students with an opportunity for leadership roles; and
- to enable students to make a difference in their college program.
The Qualifications are as follows:
- Students must be registered with the Office of Career Development;
- Students must be rising Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors;
- Students must have and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA;
- Students must show remarkable leadership skills in their respective departments;
- Students must maintain a professional demeanor;
- Students must possess the ability to articulate well, work effectively with a diverse group of individuals, & maintain flexibility;
- Students must attend regularly scheduled meetings;
- Students must be available to assist with recruiter visits on campus.
- The Duties and Responsibilities are as follows:
- Attend and participate in all Career Development Student Advisory Board meetings;
- Serve as a liaison between the Office of Career Development and the student body to disseminate information;
- Serve as a professional representative of the Office of Career Development, The Division of Student Affairs, and the University as a whole;
- Facilitate and promote interaction amongst the student body, departmental chairpersons, professors, faculty, staff, the Chancellor and the Office of Career Development;
- Work cooperatively with the Office of Career Development Professional Staff; and
- Provide administrative support, including assistance during the Career Fairs and other recruiting visits on and off campus as necessary.
- Some Incentives for serving on the Career Development Student Advisory Board are as follows:
- Visual representation on the Office of Career Development website [i.e.: pictures];
- Opportunity to attend seminars and workshops provided by the Office of Career Development, such as: Dining Etiquette, Interviewing Skills, Dress for Success;
- First-hand contact with representatives from the Career Fairs and on-campus recruiters; and
- Potential travel opportunities to other campuses at the discretion of the Director of the Office of Career Development.