Erin Borden

National Student Recruiter 


  • Hardworking individual with 4 years of extensive experience in recruitment, and academic programming

  • Strong communication and presentation skills as developed through executive roles in student groups, and  student governance positions

  • Excellent time management, interpersonal and organizational skills developed through balancing education and extracurricular commitments

Work experience

Work experience

National Student Recruiter 

Aug 2015 - Dec 2015
University of Alberta 
  • Works closely with the Recruitment Coordinator (National) to address the strategic needs of the portfolio
  • Promotes the University of Alberta at various recruitment events including extensive public speaking
  • Assists with the preparation for and execution of special events, including U of A Open House, Application and Registration Workshops, Information Sessions, Counsellor Update Workshops, etc.
  • Travels across Canada targeting select high schools and special events
  • Responds to prospective student inquiries through phone, e-mail and online chat rooms
  • Provides on-campus advising and Pre-tour sessions for prospective students and parents
  • Assists with research projects, compiles data, and creates evaluations around event effectiveness

Academic Programming Coordinator

May 2013 - May 2014
University of Alberta Students' Union
  •  Managed the Students’ Union Tutor Registry and Training program of over 600 students successfully

  •  Liaised with Faculty Advisors to discuss academic policies and procedures for students with attention to detail to ensure information was accurately reported

  • Developed creative projects such as new training materials and advertisements independently

  • Managed over 30 staff members and promoted and ensured a cooperative team atmosphere was present at all times

  • Coordinated the administration of 30,000 Upasses for all University of Alberta students

Peer Advisor 

Sep 2013 - May 2014
University of Alberta Students' Union
  •  Advised fellow students on academic, university, and student governance policies and procedures

  • Demonstrated appropriate and respectful behaviour in all confidential situations when consulting with clients on a daily basis

  • Ensured the delivery of accurate information and used active listening techniques so that students voices were heard and their questions were responded to effectively and efficiently

  • Researched organizations to provide accurate referrals when consulting with clients who needed additional supports



Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology

Sep 2011 - Apr 2016
University of Alberta

Awards and Honours

2015 Tom Lancaster Memorial Award Recipient

2014 Lorne Calhoun Memorial Award Recipient 

2011 Alexander Rutherford Scholarship Recipient