Revamp your career services department in a way that impacts structure, programming, and partnerships.
Learn about new and emerging career services models that can help you more intentionally integrate services with your students’ experience. You will gain practical strategies for:
“I can't recommend this conference highly enough. It was a great experience to hear not only from experts in the field, but also to brainstorm with colleagues from other institutions across North America, share experiences, and make connections...”Diane Twombly, Manager of Career Development, York University
Take the time to perform critical strategic planning for career services that will help you identify steps to innovate and transition your services using a year-long, continuous improvement model.
Student service leaders in higher education will benefit greatly from the discussion on better incorporating career services across the student lifecycle. We encourage you to bring a team that includes representatives from:
When you register two people from your institution, a third can attend for 50% off!
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Learning Outcome:After participating in this conference, you will have a working plan for revamping your career services department in a way that impacts structure, programming, and partnerships.
Our pre-conference workshop focuses specifically on strategic planning for career services and will help you identify steps to innovate and transition your services using a year-long, continuous improvement model. You will learn more about the following:
Deb served in a variety of career services leadership roles at University of Oregon Career Center for over thirty years first as associate director of the centralized Career Center, then as director of Career Services at the Lundquist College of Business supporting MBAs and finally as director of the Career Center. In each of these roles she excelled at innovative program development, relationship management both on campus and with employers and teaching/counseling, always putting the needs of students first. She also led the inaugural strategic planning process for the division of student affairs as well as internally at the career center. Although formally retired, Deb has discovered that she is not very good at retirement and remains active in the field consulting with the UO graduate students in the applied sciences and leading review teams of career services operations for two major universities.
Deb has had the privilege of serving as president of the National Association of Colleges and Employers and the Western Association of Colleges and Employers where she grew as a leader, led many significant initiatives on behalf of the profession and developed friendships that will last a lifetime. She was inducted into the NACE Academy of Fellows in 2012 as well as receiving a Life Membership from her regional association (MPACE).
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 90% 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.
In 2011, Beth returned to Franklin & Marshall College (F&M), her alma mater, charged with reenvisioning the way the college prepares students for life, and not just work, after college. This challenge resulted in the creation of F&M’s Office of Student and Post-Graduate Development (OSPGD). Launched in 2012, OSPGD absorbed F&M’s Career Services office, along with its Health, Legal and Engineering Professions Advising systems, created an Alumni Advising and Development division to support alumni well beyond graduation, and adopted the broader mission of preparing students and graduates for lives of meaning and success during and well after college. Beth currently leads OSPGD, which engages students beginning in their first year with programs on financial literacy, public speaking, and networking, and continues to support them through and beyond their time at F&M with career advisement and professional development no matter their industry of choice.
Prior to returning to F&M, Beth practiced law for several years with Fox Rothschild LLP, handling commercial, employment and construction litigation matters. Beth’s legal career was preceded by a career with Randstad North America, an international personnel placement firm, where she worked her way up from the role of recruiter to the position of market recruiting manager. While at Randstad, Beth taught career-skills and job-training seminars for workforce development programs, created a training division that provided employment counseling to people looking to make career transitions, and trained the company’s Pennsylvania staff on candidate recruitment, placement and retention practices.
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“The best conference I have ever been to. Very informative, motivating, and inspirational. Professionals who truly are passionate about career services and sharing their ideas.”- Courtney Cooper, Coordinator of Placement Services, Arkansas Northeastern College
“I can't recommend this conference highly enough. It was a great experience getting to hear not only from experts in the field, but also to brainstorm with colleagues from other institutions across North America, share experiences, and make connections. I brought many great ideas back to the Career Centre and our team is excited about implementing some positive and creative changes based on what I learned. We know our students will benefit. Thanks again for a great conference.”- Diane Twombly, Manager of Career Development, York University
“I was very happy with the content. I am taking away several great ideas to improve and rebrand career services. As a new CS professional, this was the perfect conference to attend. Thank you.”- Sanya Wiles, Director of Career Services, Friends University
“The event was very informational and fun at the same time! Excellent selection of presenters and content!”- Keith Hassel, Director for the Center of Career Development, University of Bridgeport
“As a new director who is implementing broad-based structural and operational reform, this conference added best practices and procedures to our efforts. It validated some efforts and provided new innovative additions.”- Steve Patchin, Director of Youth Programs Outreach and Engagement, Michigan Technological University
“This program was a great way to re-energize while formulating a pre-plan for a new departmental model and connecting with colleagues from across the globe, sharing ideas and best practices.”- Dr. Tammy Manko, Director of the Career and Professional Development Center, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
“The conference was loaded with great ideas. It was an interesting mix of styles and presentations. I learned excellent and concrete new programs and thought provoking, challenging ideas to help me fine-tune and improve upon what we do.”- Anonymous Participant
“The caliber of presenters was grounding in knowing we're learning the best practices in the industry and the real-life programming was inspiring. I met real people who are dedicated to the vocation, and who are so willing to collaborate to help students and alums.”- Carly Nelson, Executive Director of the Career Initiative, Concordia College
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