College Advising Corps Adviser Application FAQs

Are you a college senior or recent college graduate? Do you want to make higher education attainable for more American students? If so, we invite you to apply to be a near-peer college adviser through one of our 23 partner programs. Our advisers are doing remarkable, life-changing work. Explore the impact advisers make through our Success Stories and the professional skills you will gain through our Alumni Stories.

Questions? Read our application FAQs below!

Q: How do I apply to be a College Advising Corps adviser?

A: As each partner program has a unique hiring process, to learn how to apply, please email the Program Director at the program you are interested in joining.

Q: Where are College Advising Corps programs located?

A: Our 23 partner programs operate in 14 states. You can learn more here.

Q: Can I apply to a program even though I did not graduate from the partner university?

A: Yes, many of our partner programs accept applicants who graduated from universities other than their partner university. Please email the Program Director to learn if you are eligible.

Q: I am not a current senior. Can I still apply?

A: We recruit current seniors and recent college graduates who have graduated with a bachelor’s degree no more than one year prior to service. If you graduated over one year ago, please contact a Program Director to inquire if you are eligible.


Many of our programs have volunteer positions for underclassmen. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the Program Director to learn more about volunteer opportunities!

Q: Is this a two-year commitment?

A: Advisers are hired for one year of service and are strongly encouraged to renew their service for a second year upon mutual agreement between the adviser and program.

Q: After a year of service, will I be eligible for an education award?

A: Yes! Education awards range from $4500-$5730 each year of service. The education award is to be used for payment of loans and/or future education.

Q:  Is College Advising Corps hiring eAdvisers now?

A: College Advising Corps also supports students through our eAdvising program. The eAdvising initiative provides remote support to high achieving low- and moderate-income students.

The hiring process has not yet opened for eAdvisers. If you email us indicating that you are interested in applying for the eAdvising Corps, we will keep your contact information on file and alert you when 2015-16 eAdviser hiring begins.