Faculty Recruiting Support CICS

Become A Career Developer

Our CICS Careers team is mostly students like you because our #1 priority is student success. We are looking for more Career Developers to join our team, helping hundreds of your peers discover, explore, and pursue professional experiences. In the process, you will advance your own career, gaining skills while having fun. Together, we will make an impact serving the students, alumni, employers, faculty, and staff who make up our vibrant and growing CICS career community. 

If you also believe in continuous learning, inclusivity, innovation, and servant-leadership, then we want to hear from you!

How you will make a difference

Career Advising: Coach students on job/internship search strategy, behavioral and technical interviewing, resume and LinkedIn profiles, career options, and networking;  assist students with creating personalized career plans.

Event Planning: Help organize career events including the Tech Fair, ATCI, Startup Recruiting Night, Boston Startup Recruiting Expo, Tech Tango, Slack AMAs, and Top Employer workshops; collaborate with hackathon and student organizations, as well as other UMass career centers.

Strategic Marketing: Promote CICS Careers resources and programming using our website, Handshake, and social media accounts; develop experiments to increase student engagement; create innovative ways to share student, alumni, and employer success stories.

Career Education Resources: Develop high quality, scalable resources to prepare students no matter where they are on their career journey; identify gaps in resources, track industry news, and continuously improve our career content.

Analytics: Wrangle, analyze and visualize career engagement and satisfaction data from multiple systems to make strategic decisions; contribute to the Careers surveys on internships and post-graduation outcomes to generate our annual Destination Report.

Employer Relations: Engage employers of various sizes and industries to recruit CICS students for internships and jobs; support the CICS Recruiting Program members with creative campus recruiting; build relationships with alumni to encourage recruiting and mentoring.

Skills You Have (Or Want To Add To Your Resume)

Project Management: Trello, Slack, GoogleDrive, Zoom, Agile/Scrum, OneDrive, collaborative problem solving

Marketing & Communication: Writing, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, Drupal, Canva, Salesforce, ScreenFlow, public speaking

Analytics & Automation: Excel, GoogleSheet, Looker Studio, GoogleAnalytics, Zapier, bitly, FileMaker Pro, SQL

Servant Leadership: Customer service, empathetic relationship-building, emotional intelligence, diversity awareness

Career Services: Technical interviewing, Leetcode, Handshake, Career Fair +, behavioral interviewing, advising, networking, negotiating, Github, grad school applications

About You (Or Future You)

UMass Student

  • Computer Science, Informatics, or IT Minor
  • BS, BA, MS, PhD
  • Class of 2024, Class of 2025, or Class of 2026
  • Active campus involvement - WiCS, HackHer413, HackUMass, UCA, Peer Mentor, RA, Fresh CICS, ACM

Authentic - High integrity standards, celebrates diversity (bilingual, first-generation)

Innovator - Personal projects, risk-taking entrepreneur, ready for creative "idea jams"

Learner - Curious, humble, seeks first to understand, then be understood

Goal-oriented - Strategic, motivated, believer in the power of prioritization

Team Player - Collaborator, connector, loves group projects, but can also excel independently

*Bonus Points If You*

  • Are in the Bay State Program
  • Have student research experience
  • Have internship experience


Our Hiring Process 

First: Read job description and research our team

                    Next: Tell us why you want to join our team using our questionnaire

                                        Then: Some are invited to wow us with our take-home challenge

                                                              Finally: Finalists interview with CICS Careers team

Apply Now

UMass Amherst, hybrid (in-person & virtual) work arrangement | $15.00-17.00/hr | 8-10 hours/week | Flexible schedule | Academic year and/or summer & winter

CICS Careers does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment.