Get a crash-course in the skills needed to be successful in career services.
Guide your own learning at this day-and-a-half bootcamp to focus on the most important aspects of your job. This training will begin by focusing on the current state of career services in higher education and the various organizational models used to accomplish the work. Once you have a foundation of current best practices in career services, you will have the opportunity to attend four out of five concurrent and focused sessions listed below. Leaders in career services charged with training new CS professionals will also have the opportunity to attend a “trainer-of-trainer” session.
After participating in this training you will have the foundational skills required for success in career services along with the knowledge for how to apply them to you work.
This program is designed to improve the essential skills needed by career services professionals. As such, we recommend this training for those who are:
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Learning Outcome:After participating in this conference, you will learn the fundamental skill-sets required of a career services counselor and how to apply them to your practice.
These four concurrent sessions will allow you to customize your learning experience. Each of these hour-and-a-half sessions will include working time so that you can apply what you are learning. You will also have time to come back together as a large group after session two to debrief and begin your self-assessment.
Amjad Ayoubi oversees academic and career advising, success coaching, academic support services such as tutoring and supplemental instruction and academic services for student athletes. Amjad joined Tulane University after Hurricane Katrina; helped rebuild Career Services operations; and later helped reorganize, expand, and enhance academic advising. In 2012 Amjad and his staff initiated a new success coaching department modeled after a life coaching model. Amjad supports a team of dedicated staff who helped increase the retention rate at Tulane from 87% to 92% and the graduation rate from 78% to 83% in the past six years.
Amjad believes that integrating academic and career advising is critical to the overall success of students and the university. He also believes that building an ecosystem that contains integrated academic and career advising will help students connect their education to their future career goals and will help the university deliver services in a more coherent and intentional manner.
Dr. Heather Shook Christman serves as Director of Partnerships and Innovation at Miami University’s Center for Career Exploration and Success. Over the last four years, Heather has been instrumental in leading the implementation of Miami University’s career community approach to career development by expanding partnerships with advancement, parents, faculty, and employers. The outcome of these efforts included a restructuring the center around a four-year model for student career development, an over 200% expansion in faculty classroom partnerships, and an expansion of the number of employers hiring across all majors. In addition to her work at Miami University, Heather also serves as the founding co-chair of the NASPA Student Career Development Knowledge Community.
Prior to her role in the career center, Heather held student affairs positions in student unions, and leadership development. Additionally, Dr. Christman taught professional development courses in the Miami University Student Affairs in Higher Education program where she earned her doctorate. Her dissertation is titled “Connections between Leadership and Developmental Capacities in College Students.”
Branden joined Loyola Marymount University as associate provost in June 2015, where he leads the university's Career and Professional Development initiative. In this role he oversees the office responsible for successfully launching 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students into their professional careers. Over 95% of LMU graduates are employed, enrolled in graduate school, or pursuing post-graduate service or military within six months of graduation.
Before joining LMU, Branden held similar leadership roles in career services at St. Olaf College, Tufts University, and Harvard University. His work in the field of career services has been featured in USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, the Education Advisory Board, and the book Will College Pay Off? by Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School of Business.
Lisa has worked at the University of Colorado for almost eight years with a focus on employer relations and internship program development. Prior to working for the university, Lisa was a recruiter and internship program manager for multiple for-profit organizations. Her experience on the corporate side brings a unique perspective to university recruiting because she knows how to link employers’ wants to student and alumni needs.
Jon is a frequent writer, presenter, and trainer on career development theory, data analytics, and learning outcome assessment in career services. He presents at national and state career associations, as well as invited trainings at college career centers. Additionally, Jon has recent articles in the NACE journal, as well as peer-reviewed publications. His passion is student career development and working with career center staff. Prior to joining Brandeis, Jon was the Assistant Director for Strategic Planning and Communication in Career Services at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
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To reserve your room, please call 407-284-1234. Please indicate that you are with the Academic Impressions group to receive the group rate.
The rate is $189 for single or double occupancy, plus applicable tax.
A room block has been reserved for the nights of November 6 and 7, 2017.
Make your reservations prior to October 19, 2017. There are a limited number of rooms available at the conference rate. Please make your reservations early.
Hyatt Regency Orlando is just 15 minutes from Orlando International Airport (MCO)
Mears shared shuttle service
Taxi: Estimated cost is $35-$45
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