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Toppel Peer Advisor Marian Li helps a students prepare his resume.

We hire student employees, interns, and volunteers every year to enhance the services and educational experiences we provide. Whether you’re a first-year student or in your last year at UM, undergraduate or graduate, there may be an opportunity for you.

Toppel wants YOU to support our team! We hire student employees, interns, and volunteers every year to enhance the services and educational experiences we provide. Whether you’re a first-year student or in your last year at UM, undergraduate or graduate, there may be an opportunity for you. We take pride in providing mentorship and guidance to our student employees so that it’s not just work--it’s part of your education! Learn new skills, become career ready, and assist your peers in their career development as an employee, intern, or volunteer at Toppel!

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Professional Staff

There are not currently any openings for Professional Staff.

Graduate Assistants

Toppel currently has two graduate assistants. One oversees the peer advising program, including managing all aspects of walk-in advising and supervising the peer advisors, in addition to coordinating Toppel’s outreach efforts to campus and the community. The second graduate assistant is a communications specialist who oversees Toppel’s marketing and communications, including supervising communications interns who handle our graphic design and social media needs.

There are not currently any openings for Graduate Assistants.

Career Services Practicum Students

We are always open to serving as a practicum site for students pursuing graduate degrees such as the Higher Education Program. Past practicum students have supported efforts to meet the needs of our exploratory--or “undeclared”--undergraduates, among other tasks.

If you’re interested in pursuing a practicum experience at Toppel, contact Brian Reece.

Toppel Interns

An internship is an extensive work experience that puts into practice what’s being learned in the classroom or prepares students for their future careers through practical experience under the supervision or mentorship of a more experienced professional. We offer a variety of internship opportunities for students in several different fields.

Communications Interns

We currently offer three communications internships. Two graphic design interns develop all of Toppel’s marketing and communication materials, while a social media intern helps develop and implement the Center’s social media strategy.

We are currently accepting applications for Graphic Designers for the 2017-2018 academic year. Apply online today!

Employer Engagement Interns

Employer engagement interns assist in a variety of tasks, including supporting career events, on-campus interviewing and recruiting services, and more.

There are not currently any openings for Employer Engagement Interns.

Peer Advisors

Toppel’s advising services are supported by ten peer advisors who help their fellow students improve their resumes, cover letters, and other application documents in addition to conducting mini-practice interviews.

We are currently accepting applications for Peer Advisors for the 2017-2018 academic year. Apply online today!

Toppel Assistants

Toppel Assistants are the first faces you see when you visit us. They serve employers, students, and alumni by scheduling appointments, answering questions, and connecting you with our professional career advisors.

We are currently accepting applications for Toppel Assistants for the 2017-2018 academic year. Apply online today!

Toppel Ambassadors

The Toppel Ambassador position is a volunteer role with the Toppel Career Center. It is a great way to gain leadership experience and get more involved. Toppel Ambassadors will network with employers, provide support during large scale career-related events, and aid Toppel staff in carrying out student-centered initiatives.

We are currently accepting applications for Toppel Ambassadors for the 2017-2018 academic year. Apply online today!