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Updated 2 months ago

Getting an academic advisor job. - 74 Replies

[QUOTE who="steveja in Los Angeles, California"]I first got into academic advising when I was a peer advisor in the psychology department at my...

Phartshorn in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Updated 7 months ago

Degree but no job, yet. - 2 Replies

I recently earned my Master's in Academic Advising. I have never worked in the field but I was a high school teacher before I went back to college....

Fielding in Monroe, North Carolina

Getting an academic advisor job

There is an opening for an academic advisor at a university near me. The job has been posted for approximately 3 months. They require "3 years direct...

Kat in Buffalo, New York

Updated 23 months ago

Requirements for the job - 1 Reply

I'm very interested in academic advising. I currently work for a large university and am hoping to eventually change positions. I have an elementary...

KMcLavy in Indianapolis, Indiana

Updated 38 months ago

Question about K-State online degree program - 3 Replies

Hi there. Hoping someone here might know the answer to this. I emailed the advisor for this program previously but haven't heard back. K-state...

futuregradstudent in Farmington, Michigan

Updated 78 months ago

Staying Involved? - 1 Reply

Hello! My background is in academic advising. I left my job in April 2010 to be a stay at home mom. I plan on staying home until around January...

TheProfiler in Riverview, Florida

Updated 91 months ago

Tips for academic advisor interviews. - 3 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming academic advisor interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

dani311306 in Brookline, Massachusetts

Updated 104 months ago

Becoming an academic advisor - 13 Replies

I have been interning at an Academic Advising Center for almost a year. I completed my master's degree over a year ago. I have also been applying to...

ua123 in Indianapolis, Indiana

Updated 115 months ago

How hot is the academic advisor job in Canada? - 1 Reply

In Canadian work sites I have not seen many academic advisor positions. Are they HOT in Canada? Calga_Dvisor

John in Newton Lower Falls, Massachusetts

Updated 124 months ago

What are the best academic advisor qualifications and training to get ahead? - 1 Reply

What is the best training for becoming an academic advisor? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...


What are typical academic advisor salaries?

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...


What do you enjoy most about your academic advisor career?

What do you enjoy most about being an academic advisor? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...


Are Academic Advisor job opportunities growing or declining?

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most Academic Advisor...


Top academic advisor skills needed to get the job.

What are the top 3 traits or skills every academic advisor must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your academic advisor...

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