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The selection process

MSU students from all major backgrounds are welcome to submit an application to become an Adviser. The selection process typically follows the below steps:

  1. Apply online
  2. Participate in one of our recruitment sessions or career fairs
  3. Phone interviews with MSUCAC staff will be conducted on an on-going basis with selected applicants
  4. Participate in a School Showcase to learn more about the schools with open positions
  5. Interview with school representatives
  6. Adviser selections are finalized by MSUCAC staff and offers are made in the spring
  7. MSUCAC's College Adviser Institute occurs for about a month in the summer to prepare and train Advisers for the upcoming year

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  • Living allowance (salary) of $30,000 per year
  • Education award of $7,395 upon completion of each year to pay student loans or finance further studies
  • Health care coverage including dental and vision
  • Federal student loan forbearance
  • Professional experience to build your resume for future career or graduate school searches
  • Launch year opportunity between undergraduate and graduate studies
  • Extensive training in college access
  • A great opportunity to give back to the community
  • Opportunities to attend and present at statewide and national conferences


Graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor's degree, in any major, anytime between May 2021 and 2024 Summer Session 1. Applicants must be United States citizens, nationals, or legal permanent residents and at least 18 years of age.

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