Walker Fellows Job Description


  • Gain valuable skills in leadership, event planning, communication, marketing, and teamwork
  • Ability to impact students in the Walker College of Business
  • Exclusive opportunities to interact and engage with alumni and business professionals

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Staff all signature events in the Walker College of Business (Walker Business Connections, Walker Spring Connect, Boyles Lecture Series, Entrepreneurship Summit, Business for Good, Commencement, etc.)
  • Staff WCOB pre-Admissions events (Open House, Next Step Appalachian, First Step Appalachian, etc.)
  • Staff Business Career Services front desk for a minimum of 5 hours a week
  • Manage student traffic for the career coaches and staff of the Center
  • Be the first point of contact for Business Career Services to all visitors which may include prospective students, employers, and WCOB guests.
  • Lead prospective student and family visits of the WCOB
  • Provide tours of Peacock Hall when needed (for Pre-Admissions Events, as well as visiting candidates and VIPs)
  • Answer any emails received from prospective students in a professional, engaging, and informative manner.
  • Attend bi-monthly staff meetings


  • Demonstrate a commitment to WF Values of service and professionalism
  • Business major or intended major
  • Proven leadership and organizational skills
  • High degree of professionalism and the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong communication skills
  • Time Management
  • Ability to connect with a diverse group of people and personalities
  • Good Academic Standing

Additional Information/Requirements

  • Must work approximately 40 hours per semester
  • Must be available to participate in WCOB wide events
  • Must be available to work between the hours of 8 am - 5 pm Monday through Thursday
  • Must be available to work for the full the academic year at a minimum (both fall and spring semesters)