LFS Academic and Career Engagement (ACE) Team

About the role

The LFS Academic and Career Engagement Team (ACE Team) focuses on delivering programming related to academic success and career development that allows participants to gain and apply relevant skills, be exposed to campus and Faculty-specific resources, and engage with their peers.

The ACE Team is a team of LFS undergraduate students who are invested in creating a sense of community and support in the areas of academics and career-related development opportunities for their peers.

The members of the team gain specific skills in the areas of project management and student development, increase their knowledge of student resources and outlets, and expand their friendships and professional relationships.

Students are a part of 1 of the 3 following committees:

  • Communications Committee: Preparing and developing communications content for LFS ACE events and workshops, LFS Student Services on platforms including but not limited to social media, the Newslettuce, and LFS ACE Facebook page.
  • Events Committee: Planning and implementing 1 of the 4 LFS ACE events, which are Let’s Talk About Research, Is Grad School Right for Me, Discover Your Major, and Your LFS: Career Stories with Our Alumni.
  • Workshops Committee: Preparing, coordinating, and facilitating academic, wellness, and career-related workshops for LFS undergraduate students including but not limited to Bounce Back in Term 2 and Mapping Your Major.

Who can apply?

LFS undergraduate students in good academic standing can apply for the role.

Each year, there are typically 23 to 30 roles available, with 6 being Team Lead positions. Team Lead positions are hired before LFS ACE student leader committee members. Learn about the Team Lead applications.

If you require accommodations

The Peer Programs Program Advisors would like to recognize that being able to participate in student leadership opportunities is a privilege. The weekly commitment for each Peer Program varies in length but may not be possible for some students who need accommodations based on chronic health conditions, disabilities, mental health, and/or other lived experiences. If you have specific accommodations for your ability to participate and contribute to the program, please connect with the Program Advisor to discuss what accommodations can be made for your particular situation.

Time commitment

The time commitment for the role is 5 to 8 hours per week

For detailed time requirements, please review the LFS ACE Student Leader position description.

Position description

Skills developed

  • Written and oral cmmunication skills
  • Adaptability
  • Motivation
  • Organization
  • Teamwork
  • Project management
  • Analysis and problem solving
  • Networking