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College Adviser 2020-2021

The College Advising Corps (CAC) at New York University is a full-time program that seeks to increase the number of first-generation, college-bound, low-to-moderate income, and underrepresented high school and community college students who enter and persist in college and earn bachelor’s degrees.


The CAC achieves this mission by placing near-peer, recent college graduates to serve as full-time College Advisers in under-served schools across New York City. College Advisers provide college application and financial aid guidance to students and their families while fostering a culture of college attendance and higher education.


The CAC currently serves students at 82 high schools across five boroughs in New York City. This posting is for multiple, full-time College Advisers. Positions are contingent upon continued funding.


As of September 2019, the New York University College Advising Corps is housed within Enrollment Management's Pipeline Programs Office. This division exists to engage, develop, and support university and community programming promoting pathways to NYU specifically and higher education in general for local, domestic, and global student populations.  


The position will begin with 4-5 weeks of pre-service training, beginning as early as the last full week in August 2019, and the position will run through the end of July 2021.



  • Work collaboratively with guidance staff, principals, teachers, and other stakeholders at partner schools to increase the awareness, preparation, and college-going disposition of underserved students

  • Provide on-site advising and information about college, the application process, and financial aid

  • Provide individualized support with college and financial aid applications

  • Organize workshops and programming for students and their families

  • Organize college tours and visits for students

  • Participate in weekly staff meetings and in-service training sessions

  • Track student progress toward college goals through CAC data collection tools



  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Spring/Fall 2019, Spring 2020 graduates preferred.

  • Strong interest in providing college access services to youth from low-income families and first-generation college students.

  • Attention to detail and excellent quantitative and record-keeping skills.

  • Ability to organize and multi-task between projects.

  • An independent thinker who is creative, flexible and reliable.

  • Must be eligible to participate in the program for at least one full academic year.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to speak a second language.

  • New York City resident or familiarity with New York City public schools.


Candidates will be notified on a rolling basis until positions are filled.



  • Health

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Tuition Remission






Application Instructions:


A complete application must include a Résumé, submitted as instructed via this Application Form​.


Questions? Please email nyucac.recruitment@gmail.com

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