MSU Student job opening: JCMU Peer Adviser

The Japan Center for Michigan Universities (JCMU) is looking to hire one Peer Adviser that is available to work starting immediately. Below are details of the position:

Job title: Peer Adviser
Location: MSU International Center 110
Compensation: $9.50/hour
Hours/week: 10 – 15

Primary tasks:

  • Respond to potential student inquiries by phone, email, and in-person
  • Assist with program promotion on MSU campus and at off-campus fairs/events
  • Process application materials for upcoming programs
  • Work with the JCMU Program Assistant to create content for:
    • Social media (Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
    • JCMU Official Blog
    • Monthly e-newsletter
  • Assist with special projects as able based on your personal skill sets and knowledge

Minimum qualifications:

  • Current Michigan State University student
  • Good written and spoken communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • You must be able to work during summer 2019 starting May

Ideal additional qualifications:

  • JCMU alum
  • Japanese language skills
  • Working knowledge of Adobe design suite (Photoshop, InDesign, etc.)
  • Familiarity with social media platforms (particularly Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter)
  • Experience working on a website and/or blog
  • Currently of freshman, sophomore, or junior standing

If you are interested, please send an e-mail to with your resume, cover letter, and 2019 class schedules for the summer (if applicable) and fall semesters. Alternatively, you can drop the materials off in hard copy to our MSU on-campus location.

Deadline for applications: Monday, April 29th