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CPE Qualifications and Requirements

Minimum qualifications for application:

  • Full-time USC student

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Requirements to apply:

  • Required to attend a 30 minute information sessions. 
    Monday, March 3  
      10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
      11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    Tuesday, March 4  
      2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
      3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    Thursday, March 6  
      9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
      10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
      1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
      2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
      2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  • Completion of application, resume, and cover letter - type and submit to the Career Center, H. William Close (BA) Building, 6th floor.

  • NOTE: A TWO MINUTE CLASSROOM COMMERCIAL WILL BE REQUIRED AS PART OF THE INTERVIEW. As peer, you will regularly present classroom commercials on upcoming event such as the Career Fair, For this interview you will need to prepare a two minute commercial about any club/organization you are involved in, upcoming event you’re attending, volunteer opportunity, or cause you’re passionate about. Consider how you would advertise it, and how you would get your peers involved.

    View a “Become a CPE Commercial”

Requirements if selected:tyle="margin-top: 0; margin-bottom: 0"> If selected, the CPE will begin the following fall semester, with some training during the spring semester

  • Required to attend all spring training sessions

  • Required to also attend fall training and retreat

  • Agree to work a minimum of 5-10 hours a week in direct student services (critiquing resumes, facilitation workshops and presentations, and working in the Career Center library)

  • Agree to work a minimum of 8 hours a semester on marketing and special events (varies depending on demand and individual work schedule)

  • Application Timeline (Spring 2014):


    Application Deadline and Interview Sign-up:

    March 17-21

    Interview/Presentation Dates:

    March 24-28

    Notify Applicants of hiring decisions:

    April 1

    CPE Training Dates:

    Friday, April 11
    Friday, April 18, and
    Friday, April 25

    View information session online (large file)


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