EAOP Bruin Advisors

Bruin Advisors

EAOP’s Bruin Advisors (BAs) are at the forefront in helping to meet our mission and core services of academic advising, academic enrichment, college knowledge, financial aid, and family & community engagement. Bruin Advisors (BAs) are assigned to one to two high school sites to visit on a weekly basis and provide direct services. BAs will be trained on and required to master the UC/CSU "A-G" admission requirements, California's four systems of higher education, the financial aid process and resources, and college entrance exams.

Under the direct supervision of full-time EAOP staff, Bruin Advisors work at assigned high schools and middle schools in East LA, South LA, West LA, and Pasadena.

Application is open!

This is a student position, must be enrolled at UCLA to apply. Deadline to apply is Friday, May 31, 2024, 5:00pm.

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Want to learn more about the Bruin Advisor position? Join us on Tuesday, May 21, 4:00pm for our virtual Information Session. We will provide an overview of what the position entails and answer any questions you may have. Whether you have already submitted an application or are still considering the position, register and learn more.

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Bruin Advisors Position Description

Position Description

Hourly Pay Rate: $20.00 (2024-2025)

Specific duties include:

  • Provide one-on-one and group academic advising. 
  • Help students with college and financial aid applications. 
  • Collect and record demographic and academic data. 
  • Participate in classroom and large assembly presentations for students, parents and counselors. 
  • Assist with special EAOP workshops in the evening and some weekend academic enrichment programs. 

Bruin Advisors will be required to learn and know the UC/CSU "A-G" admission requirements. California's four systems of higher education, financial aid resources, and college entrance exams. Bruin Advisors must attend team meetings, mandatory monthly training sessions, conduct data entry and miscellaneous reports when necessary and other duties as assigned.


  • Work-study is highly desirable and preferred
  • Applicant must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, demonstrate reliability, display a high degree of maturity, thrive in a team-player environment while working well independently, and possess flexibility and adaptability necessary to work with students in grades 9-12, counselors, school administrators and parents
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be available to work some weekend events and evenings
  • Hired applicant must pass a criminal background check and TB test
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) is a plus
  • Must be available a minimum of 1-2 days per week (M-F) between the hours of 8am-3pm; work hours range between 10-19 hours per week
  • This is a 9-month commitment that runs through Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarter

As a condition of employment, all hires will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline.

Are you currently fully vaccinated? (required)

Fully vaccinated refers to having 2 doses of the Pfizer or Moderna Vaccine or 1 dose of J&J.

Are you currently fully vaccinated and boosted? (required)

Fully vaccinated refers to having 2 doses of the Pfizer or Moderna Vaccine or 1 dose of J&J. Additionally, you would have received a booster dose of any of the three options.